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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

Sunday, July 5, 2009

On my mind....

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Hello dear friends! I hope you had an enjoyable fourth! I meant to write yesterday on the actual day of the fourth, but the holiday slipped away from me and I spent some much needed play time with our little family.

Yesterday, for me and I’m sure many of you, was a day filled with pride for our country and our freedom. Throughout the day, my mind kept drifting back to those who are military families in our Pass It On, Baby! community. I just wanted to say thank you; thank you to fathers, sons, husbands who keep us safe. Thank you to the mothers who at times need to be mothers and fathers to their children when their soldier is away. Thank you for the frequent moves, the fear and worry that comes with the job and unfortunately, too often the little thanks that come along with it. You are heroes and examples of duty, honor, tradition and courage, and if you know a soldier, you should be proud to know a soldier, regardless of any of our political views.

Heather and I have been so moved by many of your comments on the giveaway. We will announce the winner tomorrow (contest is still open!), but really, how awesome is our little community of kindness? Stemming from our little giveaway, one of our readers owns a wonderful motivational, spiritual store that does beautiful work (I know, I’m being vague on purpose! Lol) and after reading about our giveaway offered to sponsor another one for us. We are pretty excited! Because it is a little bit of fun, and yes, you all deserve it!

If you’ve been on our Facebook page lately, you’ll notice that there are some new fan photos that have been uploaded. They are from a family that is very close friends of mine. Neely (the mother) is one of my closest friends and has been aware of Pass It On, Baby! since it was only in the brain-child stages. I love her for many, many reasons, but I respect her for always wanting to make this world a little better and for teaching her children the same philosophy. On any random weekend, you might find her husband shaving his head to benefit children’s cancer, her daughter growing her hair for locks of love, or their family simply just passing along clothes to someone in need. While Neely was finishing her teaching degree, she volunteered at a school that dealt with some of the poorest children in a very tough area. All of her friends worried about her going there and tried to convince her to head back to the suburbs to teach. She was undeterred, and simply stated that the children she dealt with needed her more. If you’ve read the comments from the giveaway, you will have read her beautiful comment. (I have to confess, I’d love to be the person she says I am….let’s just say I’m a work in progress, still learning as I go.) I LOVE the comment she includes from Jesse Jackson. It’s a philosophy I know that each and every one of us here at Pass It On, Baby! likely agree with. Enjoy the pic of her beautiful son and daughter packing up clothing for another Pass It On, Baby! family.

I don’t know about you, but I love sharing and reading all of your stories. They are so beautiful, so real and they keep me headed in the right direction. So – keep shining your beautiful light (yes, I stole it from a comment I loved…hee hee) and let’s keep our little community growing. Right now, we are fielding many, many requests from mothers with older children. Maybe you know someone who might have those sizes? Maybe you know someone having a garage sale that may have left-overs? We will take them and appreciate it more than you know. Maybe you have some ideas for us? Let us have ‘em! Two people can come up with some ideas….many people can come up with many ideas!

In love and kindness,

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