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We are an online community of kind-hearted individuals who directly donate gently loved children's clothes to mothers who could use a little kindness. The wonderful donating mothers lovingly box up the clothes that they once loved their own kiddos in and send them for another mother to love on her children via the US Mail - Parcel Post. If you are in need, know someone in need or want to help by donating, please contact us at If you can't do any of these but would like to spread our message - thank you kindly! ~ Elizabeth & Heather

Friday, June 5, 2009

When Words Fail...

Please note: If this is your first time visiting our blog, please click here to hear the premise of Pass It On, Baby! and how it all began.... Pass It On, Baby!

I sat down to write about this whole experience, the people we have “met” in just this past month, the emotions we have felt, how truly GOOD people are, and I have to admit that words are failing me , so please forgive me – its just that I can’t even begin to explain how powerful and amazing this experience has been, the words feel too flat to convey the emotion. When Pass It On, Baby! was only an idea that Heather and I were talking about, we founded it on the idea that people are inherently good. We knew that people were good….we just had NO idea how good. (After all, our VERY first post is entitled “Building It All on Faith in Human Kindness.”=) And from that first post on, we heard from amazing people….people who were willing to help in anyway they knew how. People who I personally am so grateful are out in the world because simply stated, they are kind. They help and love others. They, probably without thinking about it, make the world better each and every day. When we posted about the family in the fire, we had a wonderful woman write to us about her own story and how, since she knew the emotions that this mother might be dealing with, she would love to reach out to her and talk with her – help her through long after some of the material possessions have been replaced. When we posted about the autistic child, we had people who weren’t even mothers yet go out and buy shirts. When we shared Larsyn and Landyn’s story, we were again overwhelmed by the people who stepped forward willing to help. And perhaps the MOST telling…..Do you know that in almost EVERY single request we have received, that darling mother, herself in need, has offered us clothing of another size that she is willing to donate? Even if it is her very own clothing. We have heard from people willing to donate their skills as a seamstress, shop owners willing to donate their inventory to mothers in need…..all of it – is just amazing. We are so incredibly thankful to be a part of this wonderful community of hope, love and kindness.

When you sit back for a minute and take it all in, it is almost too overwhelming. We are ALL putting kindness in the world. Act by act, this world is getting a little kinder. And mother’s burdens one by one, are being eased – if only a little bit. But even if it is just a little bit, it is something and it is helping.

As you can see on our sidebar, we were chosen as a charity written up in Oprah’s Angel Network. We submitted our story at the very beginning of this whole process, days after we had the blog up and running. We were surprised and SO excited when we received a note a few days ago telling us that they had published our story. And now the “our” in our story has come to represent so many of you guys too who have willingly opened your closets, your hearts and sent these packages of love along.

We have also had the pleasure of “meeting” an amazing woman whose button you will see placed on our sidebar – Angie Smith. I have been reading “Bring the Rain” for awhile now and like probably everyone out there, know that she is just an inspiring woman and a true example for so many of us. When I contacted her about PIOB, she immediately mentioned that she too would like to get involved. I don’t think we can even begin to thank her enough for helping us get out our message, let alone that fact that her family is also passing along clothes to help some wonderful mothers who need a little help right now.

We thank you for visiting us here and hope that you’ll check back frequently. Please contact us if you have children’s clothes to donate, or if you are in need of clothes for your children. We are here to help you on your way….just as so many have done to each and every one of us.

In love and kindness.

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