Thursday, December 3, 2009

December Mission Salvation Army-New Contest!

Hi Everyone! Thank you for taking the time to read this post! I am very
excited to get started with this month's Compassionate Cards mission. This month will be the Salvation Army located in Tacoma, WA. For more information, please visit their website at: http://www1.usw.salvationarmy.org/us...usw_tacoma.nsf
This organization is a Christian based organization that provides services to the public which include:

• Counseling
• Rental Assistance
• Food
• Life Saving Prescriptions (exclusions include but are not limited to: Narcotics)
• Transportation Assistance
• Utility Assistance
• Emergency Housing
• Child Care
• Nursing Home Visits (League of Mercy)
• Youth Programs
• Emergency Services
• Disaster Relief

I think it would really help boost their moral to know that a complete stranger thought about them and made them a card just for encouragement and hope. I hope that you will join me in this important cause.

There are no restrictions for your card donations. Anything that you can do
to help and encourage would be much appreciated. Some ideas for the cards would be: Hello, Hi, Thinking of you, Thank you, Wishing you all the best, Greetings, Warm Wishes, Let Your Light Shine, Smile, Happy Birthday, and Get Well. Please leave them blank inside. I have a pre-printed message that I place inside each card. Please try and send an envelope along with your card, if possible. One special note: If you will be sending Christmas cards please try and have them to be by the 15th of December, that way I will have a chance to hand deliver them before Christmas. After the 15th of December please send non-Christmas cards.

I'll be sure and update how many cards we have donated. Feel free to
post a link to the cards that you have made so we can all see your work! :0)

Please have your cards to me no later than December 31st. If sending Christmas cards, please have them to me by the 15th. :0)

Send them to this address:

Compassionate Cards
PO Box 1145
Gig Harbor , WA 98335

Please do not hesitate to ask questions. Thank you in advance to all
that can participate! I know they will appreciate them dearly. :0) Julie.

PS I'm offering another contest this month to the person who donates the most cards. I will post a video soon of the fun prize! Cards must be received by December 31st to be considered for this month's contest! :0)

November Totals...

Hi Everyone! How exciting we hit over 1,000 this month! Our total was 1088 cards that we were able to donate to Still Someone.org. The cards went out via UPS today and they will be receiving them soon! Melissa at Still Someone mentioned she would post photos so I will keep you posted on that as soon as I receive the link. Thank you everyone for sharing your card talents to give to other!! :0) XOXO, Julie. :0)

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Compassionate Cards Gives Back

videoHi Everyone! My mom gave me a great idea to give back to the ladies that send in cards to Compassionate Cards. I am so excited to be able to do this!!! XOXO, Julie. :0)

Sunday, November 1, 2009

November's Mission Still Someone

Hi Everyone! Thank you for taking the time to read this post! I am very
excited to get started with this Compassionate Cards mission. This month will be Still Someone. This organization delivers lap blankets as well as cards to seniors in need. For more information on this organization please visit them on their website at: http://www.stillsomeone.org

I think it would really help boost their moral to know that a complete stranger thought about them and made them a card just for encouragement and hope. I hope that you will join me in this important cause.

There are no restrictions for your card donations. Anything that you can do
to help and encourage would be much appreciated. Some ideas for the cards would be: Hello, Hi, Thinking of you, Thank you, Wishing you all the best, Greetings, Warm Wishes, Let Your Light Shine, Smile, Happy Birthday, and Get Well. Please leave them blank inside. I have a pre-printed message that I place inside each card. Please try and send an envelope along with your card, if possible.

I'll be sure and update how many cards we have donated. Feel free to
post a link to the cards that you have made so we can all see your work! :0)

Please have your cards to me no later than November 30th.

Send them to this address:

Compassionate Cards
PO Box 1145
Gig Harbor , WA 98335

Please do not hesitate to ask questions. Thank you in advance to all
that can participate! I know they will appreciate them dearly. :0) Julie.
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Saturday, October 31, 2009

Compassionate Cards October Mission Video

videoWe had over 106 card donations this month! I am so excited to help Kristen and the Christ the King church out of Palatine, IL and the community. You all did such a beautiful job! Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness. What a blessing you all are!!! God Bless You all! XOXO, Julie. :0)

Sunday, October 4, 2009

September Mission Card Donation Video

video This video shows all the wonderful cards that we donated this past month to be sent on to the senior center! Thank you so much to everyone! XOXO, Julie. :0)

Thursday, October 1, 2009

October's Mission

Hi Everyone! Thank you for taking the time to read this post! I am very
excited to get started with this month’s Compassionate Cards mission. This month will be Christ the King out of Palatine, IL. This was recommended by one of our faithful donors. She is starting a card program at her church and I would love to help her church out with this request. I hope that you will join me in this important cause to support and lift up the Christ of King Church and the community of Palatine, IL.

There are no restrictions for your card donations. Anything that you can do to help and encourage would be much appreciated. Some suggestions from the director that they could use the following card ideas: Thinking of you, Thank you, Welcome, Congratulations, baby, Get Well, and With Sympathy. Please leave them blank inside. I have a pre-printed message that I place inside each card. Please try and send an envelope along with your card, if possible.

I'll be sure and update how many cards we have donated.

Please have your cards to me no later than October 31st.

Send them to this address:

Compassionate Cards
PO Box 1145
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Please do not hesitate to ask questions. Thank you in advance to all
that can participate! I know they will appreciate them dearly. :0) Julie.

September's Total

Hi Everyone! I am so pleased to announce that this month's
total cards donated to the Fayetteville Senior Center is
103 cards! This is going to make such a huge impact in the
lives of the seniors. I will have a video of the cards donated
within a few days. You are amazing! God Bless you all! Sincerely, Julie. :0)

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Giveaway Weekend! :0)

Hi Everyone! I am having a giveway weekend so be sure to visit my other training blog at http://www.readysetstampit.blogspot.com and enter for your chance to win! XOXO, Julie. :0)

Thursday, September 3, 2009

A video of the cards from our August mission

Hi Everyone! Please click on the link below to view a video of the cards that were donated for the IFOPA, our August mission. Thank you again for giving of your talents!!! God Bless You! Julie. :0)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iN0iCRbWMc

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

September Mission!

Hi Everyone! Thank you for taking the time to read this post! I am very
excited to get started with this month’s Compassionate Cards mission. This month will be Fayetteville Senior Activity Center and the Meals on Wheels Program. I hope that you will join me in this important cause to support and lift up the seniors in the community.

There are no restrictions for your card donations. Anything that you can do to help and encourage would be much appreciated. There were some suggestions from the director that they could use the following card ideas: Thinking of you, Thank you, Missing you, Welcome and Get Well. Please leave them blank inside. I have a pre-printed message that I place inside each card. Please try and send an envelope along with your card, if possible.

I'll be sure and update how many cards we have donated.

Please have your cards to me no later than September 30th.

Send them to this address:

Compassionate Cards
PO Box 1145
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Please do not hesitate to ask questions. Thank you in advance to all
that can participate! I know they will appreciate them dearly. :0) Julie.

August total for the IFOPA!

Wow! I can't believe it...we doubled our last months card donations!!!! We had a total of 286 cards that will be donated to the IFOPA. I am working on the video now of all the cards so that we everyone can see them. I will be sure to post that within a few days! You are such a tremendous and giving bunch of ladies(and yes gentleman!) that have made this such a success. Thank you so much for giving from your heart and making such beautiful cards that will impact them in such a personal and individual. YOU made a difference in their lives!!!! God Bless You All! :0) Julie.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Cards from Shelton in Rhode Island

These cards were sent in from Shelton in Rhode Island. I love the bright and cheerful colors. This is sure to brighten up their day! Thank you for your support! XOXO, Julie. :0)

Cards from Tayna! :0)

These are the cards that Tayna sent in for the IFPOA mission this month. They are just so cute! Thank you so much for your continued support Tayna! XOXO, Julie. :0)

Thursday, July 30, 2009

New Mission for August! IFOPA

Hi Everyone! Thank you for taking the time to read this post! I am very
excited to get started with this month’s Card for a Cause sponsored group. This month will be IFOPA(International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association). To learn more about this diagnosis please visit http://www.ifopa.org/. Here is a detailed video of IFOPA:http://www.ifopa.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=105&catid=33&lang=en

I only learned of this diagnosis a year ago when my best friend daughter was diagnosed with this rare disorder. The average person diagnosed with IFOPA lives to be around the age of 40. I think it would really help boost their moral to know that a complete stranger thought about them and made them a card just for encouragement and hope. I hope that you will join me in this important cause to support and lift up individuals that are battling with IFOPA.


There are no restrictions for your card donations. Anything that you can do
to help and encourage would be much appreciated. Some ideas for the cards
would be: Hello, Hi, Thinking of you, Thank you, Wishing you all the
best, Greetings, Warm Wishes, Let Your Light Shine, Smile...Someone's Thinking of You, Happy Birthday(for anyone that may be celebrating a birthday), With Sympathy(for loved ones that have passed on),Get Well Soon, and Biblical messages. Please leave them blank inside. I have a pre-printed message that I stick inside each card. Please try and send an envelope along with your card, if possible.

I'll be sure and update how many cards we have donated. Feel free to
post a link to the cards that you have made so we can all see your work! If you don't have a link let me know if I have permission to post them. :0)

Please have your cards to me no later than August 31st.

Send them to this address:

Compassionate Cards
PO Box 1145
Gig Harbor , WA 98335

Please do not hesitate to ask questions. Thank you in advance to all
that can participate! I know they will appreciate them dearly. :0) Julie.


Total for this month!

Hi Everyone! Just a quick update to let you know that we have 135 cards for this month. I am so excited to bring them in to the Cancer Care Alliance!!! :0) I had no idea when I started this mission that I would be faced with cancer again in my family, but it did. :0( I found out earlier this month that my grandfather in England has cancer so this mission hits right at home with me. I wish they could treat my grandfather because I saw how wonderful they treated my step-father. I will be out of contact until the 10th of August. I will miss keeping in touch with you while I am out. Unfortunately, they do not have a computer. There may be more cards coming in for this mission while I am out so I will wait to bring them to CCA until I get back. XOXO Julie.

Cards from Saray that she donated!!! :0)

These cards were sent in from Saray. Nice job!!! :0) I love the assortment of cards..thinking of you, hello, thanks so much, the cross, and who doesn't love Elmo!!! Thank you so much! You did a beautiful job. XOXO Julie.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Cards from Shirley

I have always dreamed of having natural talent like this, being able to pick up a pencil, sketch and then color them in. Really unbelievable raw talent! I love the creativity and know that they are just going to love receiving them! Thank you Shirley! :0)

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Tayna in NY! :0)

These are just two of the many cards that Tanya has sent. Thank you so much for sharing your gift with others!!! :0)

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Cards from Tayna in NY

Take a peek at these cute cards that just came in for the Cancer Care Alliance mission we are working on this month. Thank you so much for your support Tanya! They are so cute! :0)

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Cards donated by Rosalia in NY

The picture below is cards that were donated by Rosalia in NY. Thank you so much for giving your beautiful cards to such a worthy cause. XOXO Julie.

Photo of the cards that were donated! :0)

Hey Everyone! Look at what team work can do!!!! Whoo hoo! I just love it. They went out today. Nice job everyone! Thank you! :0) XOXO Julie.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Kristen's Cards from IL

I've had a fun time getting to know Kristen via comments, cards and emails. She has a quirky sense of humor that I just love. She will have you smiling from ear to ear when you read her blog. I know the ladies will be overjoyed to receive one of her cards. Check out her blog to see some of her work:

http://kardsandklay.blogspot.com/

Card Donations from Deborah in PA!

These adorable cards are from Deborah in PA to give to the ladies at Eyes on the Prize. I know they will be so blessed to receive her encouraging messages!

Photo Donations from Our Last Mission! :0)

I thought it would be fun to post some of the images from the people who donated cards. These are from Sandy in Ohio. How cute! :0)

Friday, June 26, 2009

Compassionate Cards has it's own blog!!

Hi Everyone-

Well......I finally broke down and made a separate blog for Compassionate Cards. I had purchased and submitted all my website pages, etc to create my own website from someone on Ebay. Much to my dismay I have not heard back from him in three weeks. I have sent him repeated emails. I am hoping he is on vacation so I am giving him the benefit of the doubt. I will look on the bright side and realize that all my had work is already done. I'll start building this weekend. More to come! Julie. :0)