Yes, Virginia!

Everyone knows the famous quote, “Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus“, but have you ever lived that line?In 2007, our first year to provide any gifts to the kids at the hospital, we were doing a lot of last minute shopping. We just wanted a few items for the

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An Update

This year we will be preparing 35 gift bags for ALL of the kids left in residential care at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, College Hill Campus.  Some of you have asked what is still needed because you would like to donate specific gifts rather than make a monetary donation.  We take and use every gift and every dollar donated.

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Only 1 Week Left…

There is just one week left until the Annual Wrap Party where dozens of volunteers will be making sure every last present for the kids is wrapped so they can fully experience the magic of Christmas next Wednesday.  Look what you have made happen so far: $680 CASH! $75 gift

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Why project Believe?

The simple answer is . . . We are a little project who believes big.But there is more to the story. When I adopted Mary in 2003, I searched high and low for cute adoption announcements. Everything I looked at was geared toward babies and/or overseas adoptions. She was a

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What’s Next?

People from Michigan, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, California, and Washington DC have already inquired about starting a project Believe in their areas. Read our “how-to” page! In January 2011, we will submit a petition to incorporate as a non-profit organization and begin work to spread project Believe to as many

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Now…

This year, 2010, I wanted to see what kind of response I would get if I reached out to my fellow Facebook friends and blogging buddies.Please read this!I asked: they answered!  Cash and gift donations immediately began pouring in.  In addition, people are finding other ways to reach out and help

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Then…

project Believe began on the P2N Unit of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, College Hill Campus in 2007, where my daughter Mary was a resident at the time.  The mission was to make sure every child on her unit received a few Christmas presents of their own.  It was a last minute

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2009 Results

Today was the big day. Four of us got to play Santa and deliver the gifts to the hospital. We were greeted by quiet kids looking dejected who quickly took to us, offering seats next to them. They were so excited just to have guests! They treated us to pizza

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