*UPDATE* to encourage more of you to help ellen out, ellen herself is donating a skein of fleece artist suri blue and two of her beautiful lace patterns! this will be in addition to the prize that i am going to do myself (i picked out the sock yarn this weekend for the prize and it will be duets sock yarn and trekking along with all the other goodies, including a large set of my markers!) go donate! and for those who already have - thank you SO much!
my friend had her baby in the wee hours of friday morning. i am so proud of her, she went natural for her long labor and delivered a healthy baby boy!
now in other news, i had mentioned a contest awhile back. my knitting friend ellen
is trying to raise money for the breast cancer 3 day walk. she has been training for months and it is coming up very soon! but ellen needs help and that is where you come in!
i am going to have a contest based on those of you who click on over to the site for the breast cancer 3 day
and donate (you can donate as little as $5 - every bit helps!). instructions are at the bottom of this post for specifically donating to her.
the contest will basically be a random drawing from those who donate. right now i just have one prize planned (sock yarn, my stitch markers, yummy candy and all sorts of other goodies!). however if we see some major contributers, i might switch it up. i promise the prize will a great one - i know it takes time out of your day to click over and do this!so how do you participate?
*click on the link above and select the donate tab
*on the left you will need to click the "seattle" option
*then fill in the name fields with "ellen" "gowey"
you can enter any amount as long as it is not less than $5
then send me an email letting me know you helped out (amyATgoodtobegirlDOTcom). the drawing for the prize will take place thursday, august 30th so you have until then to donate.
your help is truly appreciated. we all at some point in our lives have known or will know someone with cancer. ellen lost her mother-in-law to breast cancer and ovarian cancer less than a year ago. i myself have a dear friend who's father was diagnosed with breast cancer just a few months ago (i had only learned shortly before this that men can have it too). let's help make a difference in finding a cure!