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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Multitasking – Buy quality toys for Christmas AND help a mommy in need

Hey everyone,

Remember how I had an insurance “nightmare” last week?  This makes my situation look more like a lovely daydream.

I just found out about this woman, Jennic.  She is a mom of a 5 and 7 year old, and entrepreneur who owns a toy store in Des Moines, Iowa.  Ten years ago, she had (and beat!) Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  However, she is still virtually uninsurable because the cancer is considered a preexisting condition.


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In August, she had to have an emergency appendectomy, which has left her with $27,000 in medical bills.  She has set up a blog where you can donate to help, but there will also be an auction featuring mostly children’s toys from Dec. 1 to Dec. 7.

If you would like to help Jennic and her family, visit her at her blog Fighting the System, check out the Auction or maybe just consider purchasing your Christmas gifts from her online store – Kangarooboo


So go ahead – get your gifts AND help out someone in need this holiday season!



1 comment:

  1. Good idea! I may have a couple little one's who would love that puzzle! Hey! I am featuring you and part of your guest post from Heather's blog tomorrow!
    Gobble gobble!