What a Transformation!

d125032c974831bfece776441f888bd1     I am pleased to post my wedding gown transformation article courtesy of the wonderful non-profit, Little Angel Gowns. And it just so happens to coincide with their one year anniversary! Happy Anniversary, Little Angel Gowns!

     If you missed my first article on Little Angel Gowns, the organization works with hospital bereavement programs to provide burial gowns and pouches to grieving families.

     The gowns and pouches are made from wedding gowns, formal dresses and first communion dresses.

     They are funded solely by donations and work on a volunteer basis. Each gown is individually wrapped in tissue and presented to families by the medical team caring for their baby.

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     My old wedding gown was transformed into several beautiful angel gowns. I am humbled and honored to post the pictures of the transformation process.

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     If you haven’t done so, please consider getting involved with this organization and the services it provides.

     There are so many ways for you to get involved. Obviously, you can donate a gown, or gowns, in the case you have a closet bursting with bridesmaids dresses you’ll never wear again. Don’t have a gown? Don’t fret! You can donate your time, supplies or sewing skills. Volunteers are always needed.

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     Several events have been planned for this year, including an Indianapolis Southside Harley-Davidson sponsored event, “On the Wings of Angels” Charity Motorcycle Ride. It will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Here is the link for the event. https://www.facebook.com/events/420371818123709/

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     If you’re interested in helping them celebrate the invaluable work they do, join them for their one year anniversary party on Sunday, April 19, 2015, here’s the link: https://www.facebook.com/events/827184384020094/

     To learn more about Little Angel Gowns or to get involved, check them out on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/littleangelgowns?fref=ts or on their website: http://www.littleangelgowns.org/

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Little Angel Gowns’ Weekend Volunteer Retreat

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     Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further!
     Little Angel Gowns is looking for volunteers this weekend to help with every part of the process.
     There will be food, fun and entertainment.
     Please take some time to help this worthy cause!
     I’ve copied the information from their FB Page below. https://www.facebook.com/events/867875926588433/

Weekend Volunteer Retreat!!

We will host a weekend retreat on February 20- 22, 2015.
We will start at 6:00 pm on Friday, Feb 20 and will go until 3:00 pm on Sunday, Feb 22.

The weekend retreat will take place at our office:
6075 Lakeside Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46278

We are looking for anyone that would like to volunteer in the following capacity:
– Sew gowns
– Take gowns apart
– Prep and draw out patterns on gowns
– Take pics of before and after gowns
– Organize inventory

* Making Hairbows to sell at events.
* Scrapbooking
* Making jewelry bracelets for the mom of the baby

We will provide food, games, giveaways… it will be a FUN weekend.

** If you are going to sew we ask that you bring your sewing machine and supplies.

On Saturday night at 6pm we will host a fun comedy session.

Slapdash Comedy Group is an Indianapolis based group of performers who specialize in improvisational comedy and laughs of all types! Alexandra, Grant, Maddie & Chris have background ranging from The Odeon Society to improv courses at ComedySportz. As part of the audience you will become part of the troupe!

If you are interested, please select the TICKETS link that follows and sign up for the day/time you would like to volunteer. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weekend-volunteer-retreat-tickets-15591185656

Thank you!
~ The Little Angel Gowns Team

Cast Spotlight: Caroline Hoy Myers

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     Today, I am honored to feature Caroline Hoy Myers! She is another fellow LTYM Cast Member.

     I was totally blown away by Caroline’s piece. And I can’t wait for you to hear it as well. Her story touched my heart and my soul. Here is the link to her interview. http://listentoyourmothershow.com/indianapolis/2014/03/31/cast-spotlight-caroline-hoy-myers/

     It seems fitting to feature Caroline today, because today is her birthday! Happy Birthday, Caroline!

     I sincerely hope you join us for an afternoon of wonderful stories and tales about motherhood. Get your tickets now! They’re selling like hotcakes! https://tickets.indianahistory.org/Info.aspx?EventID=1