Friends, please consider donating to my friend Nicole Duckworth’s fundraiser. She is running the NEDS Falmouth Road Race on Sunday, August 18th, to raise money and awareness of the need for organ donations. NEDS is an acronym for New England Donor Services. She had a wonderfully successful bake sale to raise funds and any additional donation would be tremendously appreciated. Thank you so much! Please donate here.
Erica is here thanks to her organ donor. Learn more and register online at Register Here
Local businesses step up for local schools and organizations! Save the dates
In case you’re wondering what’s happening at Market Basket on October 28th 8:30-3pm:
The BAKE SALE at Market Basket is a fundraiser for O’Maley 8th graders annual special trip to Washington, DC. “This important fundraiser is to provide financial assistance to
those who need it most for the trip.” Items can be dropped off at O’Maley on October 27th or at Market Basket at 8:30 on October 28th. Contact Allison Cousins for more details or if you’d like to help out on Saturday, October 28th email Allison firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations and sponsors for the popular calendar raffle are also underway. Here’s a link to last year’s calendar if you’re interested in participating. You’ll recognize those generous sponsors!
In case you’re wondering what’s happening with GHS soccer raffle tickets:
Soccer players are raising money for the soccer banquet, gifts for senior players, and the soccer program. Raffle tickets are $10 each and each packet has 10 tickets. The prizes are listed on the tickets and are for sale through October 29. Winners will be announced at the fall banquet (date/time TBD)
JV2 has a soccer game at O’Maley today at 4pm. Varsity has a big game — Here’s their record “going into tomorrow night’s match vs Salem. Big game!!!!”
In case you’re wondering what’s happening at Jalapeno’s on November 6th:
Save the date for Jalapeno’s Night fundraiser for O’Maley Academy on November
6th. Dine in or take out at Jalapeno’s and a portion of their proceeds goes to O’Maley Academy!
The Women’s Guild of Holy Family parish is holding a fundraising Plant Sale/Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 2, from 9am-2pm. The plants include all types: flowers, herbs, veggies, etc., either singly or in planters. There will also be a General Store selling preserves, pies, cookies & goodies (including some luscious-sounding Italian specialties), as well as strawberry shortcake. Specially made greeting cards with beautiful photos of Gloucester will also be on sale
The event will be held on the Rectory lawn at 60 Prospect Street in Gloucester (or in the Hall next door under St. Ann’s Church if it rains).
Some photos of the plants being prepared:
Two families have lost there home due to a major fire on Sunday, in Rockport. Three years ago my family also lost there home to a devasting fire.
People were so kind and thoughtful so it is my turn to give back and to show there is renewal after such a loss.
So on December 18th from 10-4 at my home at 11 Stockholm avenue in Rockport..I am going to bake 100’s and 100’s of holiday cookies.
They will be for sale by donations only so hopefully we can give a big chunck of change to these families the week before XMAs.
This will be my third BAKING FOR GOOD bakesale. the first one I had raised $1300.00 for Haitan relief after the earthquake..the second one raised $2400.00 for a friend who was dying of Cancer..with a little butter and sugar we can change the world or at least our tiny corner.
Next Saturday, April 24th there will be a spring yard sale starting at 8:00 a.m. to benefit Boy Scout Troop 112 in the parking lot of Smokin’ Jims &
Coveted Yarn, East Main St. The funds raised from the yard sale help support the troops activities and trips.
Please encourage your readers to attend the yard sale. Here’s the contact info: Sarah Schultz, Troop 112 mom can be reached at 978-283-0727
Could you please include in your GMG email and blog. Please come to the
event with Snoop Maddie Mad & The Bean and eat some sweets for a good cause!