Monday, May 13, 2013

Love for Uganda


I have a very dear friend.  Her name is Jami and we talk nearly every day.  Well....me, her and 7 other ladies via a group text. They are one of my greatest sources of encouragement, inspiration and entertainment.  I love them dearly and have been so blessed this past year to be a part of seeing and praying for God to move in all of our lives.  We've walked with each other through tragedy, illness, death, job decisions, parenting, pregnancy, .....you name it.... we've either went through it or prayed for the others going through it..  They have been such a blessing to me.

Well the news of Jami's hubby, Bill, going to Uganda was no exception.  We were all thrilled for what God was doing and began to pray for God's provision to get him there.  I can't wait to see and hear bout what God is doing in Uganda!  You can be a part of it too.  Please pray for the team that is going this summer.  You can read about all the details below in Jami's post.  And please make a donation towards the trip.....you could possibly win some amazing prizes made with love by some incredible women.

Happy Monday Y'all!  I'm turning it over to Jami...

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Uganda

today is the day! the day you get to see all the goodies up for grabs.
aaaand, i'm nervous. there i said it. i feel better already.

if you read my post from last week you know that hubby is part of a mission team going to uganda this summer.
we are thrilled to be able to participate and can not wait to see what the Lord does.
the team will be traveling with children of the nations spending time teaching and loving on children in group homes. they will also be visiting refugee camps, building a laundry facility and planting fruit trees.

the children they will be spending time with have been displaced by AIDS and war.

just the thought of it is heartbreaking to me. so many children with no parents and without a home. i long to look into their little faces. to tell them Jesus loves them. to tell them i love them.
for the time being, however,  i feel called to send my hubby off with as much support and prayer as possible.

will you pray for him and the entire team? pray that everyone they come in contact with will see and feel the love they have come to bring.

we are also in need of financial support. some wonderful friends have rallied behind me to make this fun giveaway possible. i am beyond grateful for and humbled by their support.

please give what you can. a little. a lot. every dollar is appreciated.

here are all the entry details:

*all of these items were donated by the shops and persons listed. this giveaway is open to US residents only. anyone of course, is free to give, however the gift sets will be shipped to US winners only. everyone can enter this giveaway once by leaving a comment with your name here and telling me that you shared this giveaway via twitter/facebook/instagram.
after that? $10 per comment/entry. click the "donate" button at the bottom of this post to donate through paypal. donate $20 leave 2 comments. donate $100 leave 10 comments. easy peasy right?
**please leave your email address with at least one of your donation comments so i can contact you if you win. the winners will be chosen using random.org and announced on monday, may 20th.


ok! let's get to the good good stuff.


there are 2 sets of prizes. so 2 winners! holla!

set #1

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set #1 includes:
- color pop necklace, feather necklace & aqua vintage inspired earrings from happy days
- gray and white polka dot infinity scarf form lovelylittlewhimsy
- 1 necklace from heathers happys, winner's choice
- 2 prints from blossom&vine, winner's choice
- 10" teal wreath with fabric flowers from small town joy
- $20 target gift card


set #2

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set #2 includes:
-2 necklaces & 1 needlepoint from hope homemade, winner's choice 
- 1 print from blossom&vine, winner's choice
-1 7" twig & flower wreath from florero
-1 necklace from heathers happys, winner's choice
-1 print from katygirl designs, winner's choice
- key necklace from salvage517
-$20 target gift card

bonus set
ok, a little bonus for you. because we are so grateful for everyone's support there will also be a winner of these fabulous items!

-a custom designed blog header from danielle burkleo worth $35.
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  - a custom made clutch from jenni carlisle{@ragamuffinbeauties on instagram}
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one more thing...
my dear friend carina has come up with another way you can support us.
for every arrow necklace purchased from her shop she will donate $10 to our uganda fund.
you can't really beat that.
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well there you have it!

please visit all of these shops. these are some truly wonderful women.

and will you spread the word? tweet, facebook, instagram, blog about it? we would be super grateful.

thanks friends!

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Ok!  Now run over to her blog and give towards this amazing event!!

Click HERE to get there!  


     

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