I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears, behold I will heal thee.
2Kings 20:5

Friday, October 5, 2012

1st BUG HUG is Ready!

 It took many months of work. . .and some really generous friends and family. . .but the final reveal is READY! There are still a few items donated by friends that will be added in as well, but the bag as of right now has the following items: 

10" HD Tablet, headphones, Handmade blanket, Gift cards: Subway, Chili's, and Olive Garden, toothbrush/toothpaste, hair brush, mirror, deodorant, chap stick, *body shop Body Butter Lotion (my favorite), earplugs & a sleep mask! The last two items are a MUST HAVE if you want to actually get any sleep in the hospital. I know of a few people who have committed to donating more gift cards along with a nice snugly robe!! This bag will be perfect for traveling back and forth to their transplant center and give them most things they'll need to make their recovery a little easier. 

This bag has many people who donated to make it possible. A special Thanks goes out to:
Bill & Lisa Sims
Nikkii Peery Riley Family
Shelby Staples Roe Family
Teresa Twiggs Underwood Family 
SUPERNINA for helping me get this going :)
To be Continued. . . .

I am so excited to see an "Idea" finally come together. I love that others also believe in the idea and support it. I have 2 more bags ready to fill. The 2nd bag will be BLUE and it will be filled for stuff for a guy. . .which may be a little more challenging. lol. Anyone want to donate? Or just have suggestions for what to put in a bag for a "GUY"~ lol. 

The WEBSITE for "BUG HUGS" is http://jamiebug.com
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1 comment:

Amy said...

disposable razors and some shave cream!!!!

Love the idea :)

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Thank You for taking the time to read my blog. I am hoping that through this blog and my experiences that I can bring hope, faith and strength to all that may be living with Cystic Fibrosis, CF with Cepacia and Lung Transplant recipients. Information and blog entrees start Nov. 07. My Double Lung Transplant was on Dec. 10th 2007. Please feel free to read about my experience and ask me any questions! My email address is jamiebug77@gmail.com

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