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I’m really, really excited about a brand new event I’m a part of as a member of the Junior League of Wichita Falls. For the first year ever, the JLWF will be hosting a Magical Character Brunch in partnership with The Wichita Theatre! This is a fundraising event will go to fund the JLWF facility…

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My role as Children’s Miracle Network Specialist at United Regional is to raise funds, and awareness for pediatric patients served here, and last week I had the honor to facilitate a hospital visit with 2018 Miss Texas, Madison Fuller. This the first time for a Miss Texas Scholarship Organization title holder to visit our hospital.…

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Decluttering With Kids

This year, as every year, we clean the house thoroughly for Christmas. So, I had the idea of doing a “hope purse” project with my friends in church. As you go over your closet, you choose one of your many purses that you don’t use anymore, fill it with some chocolate, that makeup you bought…

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I’ve been a member of the Junior League of Wichita Falls since 2012, so I’ve had the pleasure of helping volunteer for SIX Christmas Magic events. (Well, five since in 2015 Teddy was born just two days later, the following Monday.) Since it’s around his birthday and they have photos with Santa, we’ve started our…

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It’s time to step up to the plate AND have fun. Are you ready?! Community all-stars will step up to the plate in support of Children’s Miracle Network at United Regional October 16, 2018 at 5:30 PM- Sunrise Optimist Softball Complex. This family-friendly event, which is presented by The Fain Foundation, will feature Chris Horgen…

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My Miracle Work Home

Over this summer I was presented with an opportunity that I could not pass up. Helping kids is a huge passion of mine. If I can help improve children’s lives in our community and get paid for it? Well, sign me up! That passion has led me to accept a new position as the Children’s…

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This week, I’m wearing the same clothes to work every single day. I’m doing this as a part of the Junior League of Wichita Falls’ Uniform Challenge to experience a little bit of what it’s like for the hundreds of kids in Wichita County alone who live below the poverty line and may only have…

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Happy Red Nose Day!

Do you know what Red Nose Day is? Here’s what it’s all about, in pictures. Today is a day for raising awareness and funds for children in need. So far it’s done this: And your donations go to these: Which help accomplish this: All you have to do is go to RedNoseDay.org to get involved, or check…

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Lucky for me, two of my biggest takeaways from the 2017 Momentum Conference for Children’s Miracle Network can be summarized with these two videos: 1. Discover your “why” and let it fuel you to accomplish your “what.” Because oh boy, does your “why” matter. 2. CMN changes lives. And then those lives change other lives.…

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