random acts of kindness
~New Moon Movie Premiere - November 19, 2009 - Raised over 1,000 pounds of food for the Middle Georgia Community Food Bank, $600 for Alex's Lemonade Stand and $200 for the Foundation for America's Blood Centers from the sale of Andrea Hayes book - Confessions of a Twilight Mom
~New Moon DVD Event - March 2010 - raised $400, 68 pajamas, 48 pillowcases, 96 coloring books and 63 crayon sets for Jay's Hope and $700 in cash for the Red Cross of Central Georgia.
~March of Dimes Walk - April 2010 - Our team raised over $300 that walked at the event.
~Eclipse Movie Premiere - June 2010 - We raised $1,300 for Jay's Hope, $500 for the Red Cross, $2,500 worth of items were collected for military care packages for the Red Cross, nearly 40 pints of blood donated to the Red Cross and 70 new registrants on the Bone Marrow Registry through Jay's Hope
~Jay's Hope Sweetheart - Abby Wilson - Twilight Themed Room Makeover - July 2010 - Abby is 12 years old and has a rare form of Lung Cancer. She is a Jay's Hope kid and a big Twilight Fan. We were excited to get the opportunity to re-do Abby's room! We are officially Team Abby now!!
~Bella and Edward's Wedding Celebration - August 2010 - We donated $200 in cash and $600 of items from our Wedding Celebration to our local Ronald McDonald House
~Bella's Birthday Celebration - September 2010 - We donated over 750 books to the Children's Hospital along with 130 coloring books and 100 packages of coloring crayons! These items were brought to our membership dinner to celebrate Bella's birthday on September 13th.
~Levee Fest - October 2010 - We volunteered at the Levee Fest held at Central City Park helping the Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Commission keep up with the recycling during the festival. Showing a little love for Mother Earth!!
~Central Georgia Heart Walk - October 2010 - Our team raised over $300 for the Central Georgia Heart Association and participated in their Heart Walk
~Middle Georgia Buddy Walk - October 2010 - Our team walked and raised $250 for the Middle Georgia Down Syndrome organization
~NICU Reunion Party - October 2010 - Our Twilight Moms volunteered at the reunion party held by the Children's Hospital for the babies who had to spend time in the NICU at the Medical Center. This allowed the nurses to mingle with the kids more as our ladies helped run some of the booths of activities for the day.
~Race for a Cure - October 2010 - We had a great group of ladies come out and support the Race for a Cure. Our team raised approximately $350 for the Komen Breast Cancer Research Group!
~Jay's Hope Walk - October 2010 - We had a group of 8 ladies walk in honor of Team Abby and raised $300 for Jay's Hope and $200 for Team Abby.
~Locks of Love - October 2010 - We sponsored a Locks of Love Event at Signature Salon in Macon and Lutar Salon in Warner Robins that had 15 people donate their hair. Locks of Love foundation makes these wigs at no cost for children up to the age of 21 who have medical reasons for needing wigs to help boost their self-esteem.
~Habitat for Humanity Walk - November 2010 - 7 ladies participated and raised $300
~Alzheimer's Association Walk - November 2010 - 7 ladies participated and raised $500
~Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Commission - December 2010 - 7 of our Twilight Mom's helped hand out 2,500 cherry trees to residents of Macon-Bibb County in 4 hours!
~Eclipse DVD Release Party - December 2010 - We sponsored and Eclipse DVD Release Party where we were able to raise enough money from our Silent Auction event to purchase a digital camera and photo printer for the NICU unit to use in taking pictures of babies while their parents were away. We also collected nearly 350 canned goods for the Monroe County EMS Cans for Kids Drive. The Monroe County EMS won their contest to get pediatric equipment on their bus! A bake sale for Cookies for Kids Cancer was also held and we raised $150 for this wonderful charity. We also collected over 350 boxes of crayons, coloring books and gently used children's books for the Children's Hospital.
~Reindeer Run to benefit the Children's Hospital of Central Georgia - December 2010 - 5 ladies participated and raised $300
~Jay's Hope Christmas Giving - Our organization adopted and helped provide Christmas gifts for 10 children involved with our local children's cancer organization
~Red Cross Blood Drive - December 2010 & March 2011 - We were able to get 15 pints of blood donated in December and about 20 pints donated in March
~Adopt-a-Spot KMBBC - January 2011-present - we have spent nearly 3 hours one Saturday or Sunday each quarter cleaning all of Peake Road.
~"Go Red" for Bunko for the Heart Association - February 2011 - We had 108 players in our first Bunko event and raised $2,500 for the Heart Association!
~Fairy Tale Ball - Rooms for the Heart - February 2011 - Created and decorated the Hansel & Gretel area for the Fairy Tale Ball for the "Rooms for the Heart" organization that raises money to help fund room makeovers for seriously ill children in the Middle Georgia Area.
~Cherry Blossom Road Race/Wesley Glen - March 26, 2011 - Twilight Mom's served as volunteers and recruited 60+ volunteers to help with the race to benefit Wesley Glen Ministries. Wesley Glen serves adults with developmental disabilities by providing a home environment and continuum of programs to allow each individual to develop skills and greater confidence, living happy, full loves as contributing members of their Wesley Glen family and the surrounding community. Twilight Moms also hosted the first quarter Birthday Party for the 45 residents (at an earlier date) and we created the awards for the race with the residents.
~Abby's Dream Walk - April 30, 2011 - Twilight Moms of Georgia were the Sponsor and Host of the first annual Abby's Dream Walk to benefit Abby Wilson, a 13 year old who has been battling Stage 4 Lung Cancer for 4 years. We educated others on Lung Cancer Awareness and that anyone can get Lung Cancer...regardless of age. The event was attended by approximately 250 people along with Twilight Saga Star, Booboo Stewart - who plays Seth Clearwater. About $3,500 was raised for Abby's Medical Fund.
~Abby Wilson's Wish Trip to Forks, WA - June 2011 - Twilight Moms of Georgia, along with generous donations from the community, was able to grant the wish of Abby Wilson to see the home of Twilight. Abby and her mother Tina got to spend 5 days in Forks, WA and Vancouver, BC with several of our members.
~Blood Drive for the American Red Cross - July 2011 - Twilight Moms of Georgia and Amstar Theatre Macon hosted a blood drive the weekend of July 4th in Honor of Those Who Serve. We were able to raise 40 pints of critically needed blood with the drive!
~Jasper's Self-Defense Camp - August 2011 - Over 35 Ladies attended our self-defense class and learned valuable lessons in how to protect themselves if attacked. We raised $250 through a Facebook contest and an additional $250 from the camp. We also collected much needed items for the Crisis Line/Safe House.
~Breaking Dawn Gala - August 13, 2011 - Twilight Moms of Georgia hosted a Gala to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Central Georgia with Guest Star, Michael Welch of the Twilight Saga Movies. We collected over $7,000 in donations and $2,000 worth of wish list items for the RMH to use!
~Bunko for Blood for the FABC - August 26, 2011 - Twilight Moms of Georgia hosted a bunko event that raised $500 for the Foundation of America's Blood Centers.
~Bella's Birthday Bash - September 13, 2011 - We hosted a Twilight themed party to "celebrate" the character Bella Swan's birthday and collected gently used children's books and donated them to the Children's Hospital of Central Georgia
~Blood Drive for the American Red Cross - October 25, 2011 - Our group sponsored a Halloween themed event at the donor center, "Be Fang-tastic-Donate Blood!", where we got over 25 pints of blood donated.
~Abby's White-Out Party for Lung Cancer Awareness - November 5, 2011 - We sponsored and our volunteers helped Abby's Dream Foundation with its first annual event to bring attention to November being Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
~Breaking Dawn Part 1 Private Screening Party - November 17, 2011 - Our organization hosted a private screening party that raised $1,500 for The Wounded Warrior Project and we collected over 560 new toys for the Marine's Toys for Tots program. We had approximately 1,000 people in attendance.
~Blood Drive for the American Red Cross - December 31, 2011 - Our group helped to host a blood drive at Amstar Theatre Macon where 14 pints of blood was donated.
~Our group also participated in several walks in 2011. Including the March of Dimes walk, Race for a Cure, The Buddy Walk, Walk to End Alzheimer's, Chick-fil-A's Habitat for Humanity walk, and the Children's Hospital Reindeer Run.
~"Go Red" for Bunko - February 4, 2012 - We hosted and sponsored a fantastic night spreading awareness that Heart Disease is the No. 1 killer of women while playing Bunko. Our group raised $500 for the American Heart Association.
~Masquerade Ball - September 15, 2012 - We hosted and sponsored another fantastic night spreading awareness about our local Crisis Line/Safe House. Guests brought over 500 items for the Safe House!
~Breaking Dawn Part 1 DVD Release Party - October 2012 - Our organization participated in Breaking Dawn Part 1 DVD Release events at 3 locations in the Middle Georgia Area. We collected items for the Children's Hospital and were able to collect nearly 350 gently used children's books, 73 preemie outfits, 120 packages of coloring crayons and 120 coloring books. We also collected 78 boxes of kid style band-aids the nurses had specifically requested.
~Breaking Dawn Part 2 Private Screening Party - November 16, 2012 - Esme's Heart hosted a private screening party with Guest Star Daniel Cudmore of the Twilight saga Movies. We helped collect canned goods for the Middle Georgia Food Bank as well as toys for the Marine's Toys for Tots program.
~Breaking Dawn Part 2 DVD Release Party - March 2013 - Esme's Heart held a DVD pre-release party at Amstar Theatre Macon with a movie showing of Twilight. We collected over 150 items for the Ronald McDonald House of Central Georgia and had a raffle & Silent Auction to benefit Esme's Heart.
~Cherry Blossom Road Race/Wesley Glen - March 23, 2012 - Our organization helped to sponsor and volunteer with the Road Race which benefits Wesley Glen Ministries here in Macon, GA. We had a Mardi-Gras themed birthday bash (at an earlier time) with the residents of Wesley Glen and we created the awards for the race.
~Children's Hospital Donation Drop-Off - August 2013 - Z93.7, Esme's Heart, Georgia Bob's BBQ and AlleighKyle Boutique worked together to collect new coloring books, crayons, play-doh, lip balm and gently used children's books for the Children's Hospital of Central Georgia. We had drop-off boxes at multiple locations and were able to collect over 1,000 items!
~Royal Celebration to benefit Jay's Hope - September 2013 - Esme's Heart created, decorated, sponsored and volunteered (in) the Arts & Crafts area for the children at the Ball.
~Middle Georgia Food Bank Canned Food Drive - November 2013 - Esme's Heart together with Amstar Theatre Macon, WDEN and Amanda Jane collected canned goods and non-perishable items for the MGFB. We were able to raise 2,588 items which beat last year's record!
~Cherry Blossom Road Race/Wesley Glen - March 2014 - Our group helped to volunteer and sponsor this year's Road Race to benefit Wesley Glen Ministries. We had a Birthday Photo-Op themed party with the residents of Wesley Glen (at an earlier date) to create the awards used at the Road Race.
~Earth Day Fest (Warner Robins) - May 2014 - Esme's Heart provided crafts and a few of our volunteers helped the children with the crafts.
~Royal Celebration to benefit Jay's Hope - September 2014 - Esme's Heart created, decorated, sponsored and volunteered (in) the Princess and Knights themed Arts & Crafts area for the children at the Ball.
~Cherry Blossom Road Race/Wesley Glen - March 2015 - Our group helped to volunteer and sponsor this year's Road Race to benefit Wesley Glen Ministries. We had a Beach themed party with the residents of Wesley Glen (at an earlier date) to create the 180 awards used at the Road Race.
~Earth Day Fest (Warner Robins) - May 2015 - We provided and sponsored the Arts & Crafts for the event.
~Esme's Heart put together and mailed boxes to the troops overseas and made personal hygiene kits for 40 5th grade boys at Ingram-Pye Elementary School.
~Royal Celebration to benefit Jay's Hope - September 2015 - Esme's Heart created, decorated, sponsored and volunteered (in) the Princess and Knights themed Arts & Crafts area for the children at the Ball.
~Wesley Glen Santa Shop - December 2015 - Our group put together and donated 130 gifts for the residents Santa Shop.
~Esme's Heart together with a local troop of Girl Scouts, put together 8 Christmas boxes to 2 sets of Special Ops Troops serving overseas.
~Cherry Blossom Road Race/Wesley Glen - March 2016 - Our group helped to volunteer and sponsor the 2016 Road Race to benefit Wesley Glen Ministries. We had a Valentine's themed party with the residents of Wesley Glen (in February 2016) to create the 180 awards used at the Road Race.
~ Royal Celebration to benefit Jay's Hope - September 2016 - Esme's Heart created, decorated, sponsored and volunteered (in) the Princess and Knights themed Arts & Crafts area for the children at the Ball.
~ Esme's Heart, together with a local troop of Girl Scout's, put together and donated 130 gift baskets for the Wesley Glen residents Santa Shop and also put together and donated 10 Christmas boxes to our Troops serving overseas.
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"Random Acts of Kindness" to help our community.