March 2008 – Inception. Handed out Easter invites around Wilson park and began about 6 months of providing snacks every Wed. at the parkr
April 2008 – Acquired Tax ID #
May 2008 – First garage sale (made approx $850)
May 2008 – Helped three families at Killybrook Ele. with food, toiletries, etc.
Sept. 2008 – Provided 215 supply stuffed backpacks to seven different CM elementaries plus 100 sets of supplies to one elementary school. (Received $3000 from RH)
Nov. 2008 – Dec. 2008 – Received four donated vehicles that were distributed to four deserving families. Provided $500 for each to pay for registration, repairs, etc.
Nov. 2008 – Second garage sale. (Made approx. $1850) – Sent four large garbage bags of clothes and shoes to Uganda.
Nov. 2008 – Helped a family (friend of a gal in group) pay $3000 in bills, get food via gift cards, etc.
Dec. 2008 – Helped four families at Christmas time with food, toiletries, clothes and $50 - $100 Target gift cards.
Dec. 2008 – received $7500 from RH
Feb. 2009 – began providing house cleaning to two individuals (married) with cancer (promised for at least six months)
Mar. 2009 – Helped a gal by providing $200 change for a garage sale to pay month’s rent and also buying baby stuff (crib, etc.) from her to give to another mom.
Mar 2009 – Provided a walker for a disabled Haitian girl
Mar 2009 – gathered clothes and grocery gift cards for a family in need.
May 2009 - Third garage sale. Made approximately $1,200.
June 2009 - Gave $3000 to a family whose young son has cancer and insurance is no longer agreeing to pay.
Income generated to date (4/24/09): $18,743.74
Expenditures to date: $15,539.71
Balance to date: $ 3,204.03
Have decided to concentrate our efforts on single moms from three elementary schools in CM.