if there's one thing i've learned, it's that every little bit helps. this past week, i launched a fundraiser with noonday on our adoption blog. through monday, 10% of all purchases made online will go to baby ramirez - there's even a new ethiopian line they recently launched.
would you consider helping? the product available is incredible - we just finished our local trunk show and i can tell you so much of what's available is beautiful, well-crafted and worth every penny. for instance - i bought a pair of earrings from the ethiopian line, raven & lily. these earrings are made out of weapons from conflict and now used to create jewelry. the women who make the jewelry are ostracized from the stigma of living with AIDS. but now, they have hope. now, they have a trade where they are taking some that use to destroy and turning it into something that breeds life.
that, my friends, is incredible.
there are a couple of ways you can help:
1. buy something online. i'm serious when i say it's pretty tough to decide.
2. go crazy and throw an online trunk show for us - jessica, the owner, is absolutely a breeze to work with and she's so talented at what she does. she's also going through an adoption herself, and so proceeds don't just help our adoption. they help bring her son home from rwanda as well.
3. spread the word by posting this on your facebook wall or twitter account.
4. write a weekend blog post [i know. crazy!] sharing our story & sending people in noonday's direction.
and whatever you do, thank you. no really. regardless of how small or insignificant you feel the help may be, i guarantee you it's more than we could ever do alone.
OH. and i'm also hosting a giveaway through noonday on our adoption blog. take a look - the necklace offered is beautiful! feel free to enter before MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. :)