My Jessie Journal:: Hi Sweet Pea, it’s daddy! I love you so much! I miss you so much! It’s been 2,051 days since I last held you. Some days it feels like more and some days it feels like less. It still all just sucks! We will keep pressing on and doing all we can to raise awareness of childhood cancer and raise funds to spread hope, joy and love to kids, sibs and parents impacted by it.
I’m sorry to report that we lost the DSW Shoes $75,000 voting challenge by less than 600 votes. We had over 70,000 votes from all of your amazing supporters. We gain some new supporters too. I so wanted to be able to send those 3,750 JoyJars and create that many more smiles. I’m so sorry Jess! Don’t you worry…we will find other ways to raise the money…I promise you I will Never Ever Give Up asking for $20 or $200,000…I’m so addicted to seeing kids fighting cancer feel loved, full of joy and smiling! Speaking of smiling….I went back into the archives and found this pic of you…I LOVE YOUR SMILE!!! I miss it so much!!!!
One of the ways we will look to raise the money we lost is during our GoGold campaign in September. As you recall, September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness and we get one month to raise amazing awareness and funds. So we will be asking everyone on social media and anyone we can find to GoGold in September with us by changing their Facebook page to gold and sending in a $20 donation so we can send one of your JoyJars to a child fighting cancer. Hopefully we can get 3,750 people to take the GoGold Challenge and help us out.
Jess, JT started 10th grade this week…wow! He is growing up so fast. I sure wish I was packing the car to take you away to college. You would be starting your freshman year. I think about where you would have gone to collage. What subjects you would want to be studying. Dang I hate cancer…I sit and type wishing so bad I could just hit the reward button.