Fun Finds For Mom

Nie Nie Day Silent Auction

This silent auction is just a small part of a much larger effort kick-started by Gabrielle at Design Mom to help raise money for the family of Stephanie and Christian Nielson. Stephanie and Christian are in a coma, recovering from severe burn injuries following their airplane crash in Arizona less than two weeks ago.

I don’t know Stephanie personally, as I’m sure most of you don’t. What I do know is that she is a loving mother with four beautiful children who are now staying with relatives in Utah, and every time I think about what they are going through, it’s hard to hold back the tears. Their family has a long tough road ahead of them, and they will need financial help for medical bills as well as general household expenses. If you’d like to learn more about Stephanie, just visit her blog, Nie Nie Dialogues where you’ll get a peek into her life, including the beautiful Back to School Feast she held for the kids just days before the crash. You can also visit a website Stephanie’s friends created to learn more about her and other ways you can help.

This auction includes several fantastic items that were generously donated by caring individuals who did not hesitate to help out, even though they also do not know the Nielsons personally. Putting this little auction together has been a very heartwarming experience. So when you bid on these items, think of it as a donation to a family in need, with the gift being a fun bonus. And please ask your friends to come here and bid on these items, and to visit Design Mom for a full list of all the other sites hosting Silent Auctions.

Here’s a list of silent auction Items:

Three Baggu Reusable Bags

Pippalily Baby Sling of your choice

Bib and Burpcloth Set

Matching Father and Son Ties

Custom Storybook

Pink Flower Headband

Cup Kozy of your choice

Thank you and let the bidding begin!!

image from Blue Lily Photography

Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2008 in Uncategorized