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tish
02-25-2007, 07:31 PM
Hi to all the parents out there. As some of you are aware Heninz labels will give the IWK Hospital ( our childrens hospital ) 6 cents for each label from baby food, pablum, juice etc. I am asking on behalf of a member here ( i am sure there are others ) to please contact me for pick up of labels or at the very least save and send them in for this very worthy cause. We will also be doing some fundraising for the upcoming IWK Telethon in June...More info to follow..Thanks for listening. P>S> can any moderators please tell me if this is the right forum for this ?? Thanks Tish


Feel free to drop them off at the Forest hills convenience store...make sure they are well marked!!

tish
02-27-2007, 10:57 AM
anyone saving these...it is for a great cause...thank you

andrea
02-27-2007, 12:00 PM
goal is to raise at least 1000 dollars,
I told the nurses last year at the NICU2
in IWK that I would be on this years telethon
with a check from Bastiann and my family.
Bastiann was born prematurly @31 weeks.
He also had a right side Diaphramatic Hernia.
His chances of surviving if he wasn't flown to
IWK that day were ZERO. SO he was flown!
Bastiann was a fighter from the start, he made the
doctors wait 3 weeks before he was stable enough
to have the life saving sugery. Sugery went excellent.
Dr Yancher is a pro at what she does! Bastiann came
home to Saint John Regional in July. He needed to grow.
There we found he had another hernia in his groin so he
was flown again to IWK. We will be returning soon to
correct another hernia, hopefully before telethon!
Now we are working to get through the cold and flu
season. He is back on oxygen for now but other than
that doing fine!! My family and friends will be fundraisng
around this city in all kinds of ways. We are hoping to raise
money in his name and present it back to the IWK as
a thank you..!!!
telethon is june2-3!!
watch for Bastiann!!
http://s142.photobucket.com/albums/r101/andrea_brian/

tish
02-28-2007, 12:32 PM
anyone saving these?

fullprop
02-28-2007, 02:17 PM
We just started our little girl on food, and any heinz labels we will save.

karen
02-28-2007, 02:25 PM
I saved them and mailed them from both my babies (7 years diffenence between my kids). It may only be $6 from every label, but every penny counts and god forbid, if you (people in general) ever need to take you child(ren) to IWK, I'm sure you would want to make sure that they have the proper equipment and enough staff available.

andrea
02-28-2007, 05:54 PM
many thanks!
yeah when i had my two other kids iwk was not on my mind because i didnt need it,,
when i had bastiann that place became my home...they gave us food,made sure we were stable,,(feelings,life,)
they take care of u as well as your children,
i have also decided that i will b raising enough money to get the neonatl here in saint john a new comphy chair...(they dont have many!! and i kno i spent hours in them)
thanks all who help!!
look for bastiann coin drops in stores east and west side!!

mickeymouse
02-28-2007, 10:54 PM
What about the cereal boxes? Do they take them also or just the bottled food? I will save what I have, I dont have much as I usually make my own food. Who do I contact with what I have? PLease PM me and let me know. Thanks

mickeymouse
02-28-2007, 10:57 PM
Andrea your son is really cute and strong. As I was looking at the pictures my husband walked by, and what a small world he works with your husband, lol. Good luck with everything.

tish
02-28-2007, 11:02 PM
sent you a pm mickeymouse :D

andrea
02-28-2007, 11:20 PM
thank u sooo much!!
yes we have a goal and this is giving me somtheing to work for
i at the time could not think of any way how i could say thank you, this might not be a huge amount that i can raise, but at least its something, so they know we are thankful!
our goal is 1000,,
curently we have 161.00 raised by door to door by my little 13 year old!! and a few stores here on east sidE
let me break it down for people
1OOO,,,GOAL
-55.78,,,TEVINN DOOR TO DOOR!! FEB 26TH
-----------
944.22 GOAL
7.92 TEVINN DOOR TO DOOR FEB 27 ( STARKEY AVE)
----------
936.30 GOAL
.31 CHANGE AROUND HOUSE
---------
935.99 GOAL
48.76 RAiSED BY TEVINN AND ARRON ON FEB 28TH (GOLDEN GROVE)
---------
887.23 GOAL
1.95 FOUND IN HOUSE
---------
885.28 GOAL!!
14.23 LITTLE JOHNS (convience store)
32.63 BREAD STORE(forest hills conv)
-----------
838.42 GOAL!!!

thanks again!!!
watch for the iwk pink coin box!!!!

andrea
03-01-2007, 11:50 AM
bump!:P

andrea
03-02-2007, 12:24 AM
bump

tish
03-02-2007, 05:37 PM
bump

tish
03-03-2007, 10:38 PM
bump

andrea
03-04-2007, 11:45 PM
bang**

tish
03-06-2007, 08:24 AM
bump

tish
03-09-2007, 10:18 PM
Bump

tish
03-13-2007, 08:08 AM
up up and away!! :eek:

andrea
03-13-2007, 02:09 PM
holy mackrel!!! lol
comme one people!!
look at the link!!
love the baby:P

Jamie-lynn
03-14-2007, 07:53 PM
Andrea,
I was in the neonatal unit with my son about the same time that you came back from the IWK, and you are right they dont have any comfy chairs there at all! Glad to see that your little boy is doing better! I am saving the labels as well to send. Jamie-lynn

andrea
03-15-2007, 02:44 PM
yea that was a crazy time!!
dont think i member ya!! refresh me!
how old was your baby and was he their long?
hope hes doin well now

Jamie-lynn
03-15-2007, 03:25 PM
His name is Kayden ,he will be 10 months on the 24th. He was born on May 24th and we were there until June 17th that is when we finally got to go home. We were there the same time the 2 sets of boy twins were there. You may not remember. He is doing great now, 21 pounds and growing like crazy.

andrea
03-15-2007, 05:32 PM
show me some pics!!!
love seeing healthy babies! lol
bastiann is still struggling to keep the weight up hes now 15 14ounces
hes 10 months now too

tish
03-16-2007, 10:03 AM
bump

andrea
03-17-2007, 01:55 PM
heinz gives 6 cents a label to children hospitals?
and we r lookin for them!!!
fundraising for my son so he can return some money to iwk!!
telethon is comming soon!!
we have hit the 200 goal!!!!
(thanks to his older bro walkin door to door!!!! woooohooo tevinn!!!)

tish
03-20-2007, 11:25 PM
bump

andrea
03-23-2007, 12:18 AM
if all goes good bastianns story will be in new paper!!
in kv section
i have to give a shout out to isaint john,,,
when u dont want something in your house,,,you put it on ,,n its gone!!!
when u gots something to say and no one to say it to,,,u put it on here!!
when u wanna buy something,,,you look on here!
when it comes to fundraising,,,on here it will get in the paper...
thanks to all of the people who help!!

tish
04-02-2007, 10:33 PM
So the article was in the paper last week.
We need your heinz labels mommy and daddys to help the Richards-Wills family surpass their 1000$ check they want to raise for the IWK...and present on the telethon June 2-3

andrea
04-03-2007, 06:33 PM
lol any one seen us in the paper??!!
thursday c6 or 7

tish
04-22-2007, 06:24 PM
bumpity bumpity bump!!.....oh and you can drop off labels at the Forest Hills Convenient Store...;)

Diana
04-23-2007, 02:33 PM
I've got a bunch, I'll try and drop them off at Forest Hills Store. Thanks for the info on where to take them. I hope help you out.

tish
04-23-2007, 03:16 PM
thanks i appreciate it

andrea
04-26-2007, 03:13 PM
well the heniz labels drive has been going awsome!!
thanks every one that has helped
we have raised 439.55 so far,,i was hoping to be further but Bastiann got sick:(
we went back to IWK..so fund raising had stopped for a bit..
but!! everything is looking excellent!!
I am planing on having a yard sale,,,(may 12 the 13th if it is raining)
ALL proceeds go to IWK
HERES HOW YOU ALL CAN HELP OUT!
donate items to sell,,,
make baked goods...(ingredients and phone number must be on item)
if any one has any other ideas or offers i am open!!
u can call my home at
849-3126 or tishys at 214-0071
we can pick up!!

andrea
04-30-2007, 02:20 PM
bump

andrea
05-04-2007, 03:57 PM
we are having a yard sale on te 12th,,,
lots of familys have donated (hopefully LOL)
we are also raffling off a tattoo worth 100 dollars from vahalla studio,,,
any one want any details please pm me!!!

andrea
05-07-2007, 11:35 AM
Remeber their is a yard sale on the 12th at 9am 9 starkey ave out rothesay!!!
all proceeds go to IWK!!