A few weeks ago, I asked you a question: how would a Fred Meyer gift card help make your holiday wish come true this year? I received many wonderful submissions and am now pleased to share with you the wishes that have been granted. I’ve been sharing these daily on my blog (please scroll to the bottom for links to any you stories might have missed).
One wish that particularly touched me was an email I received from Nancy, about a special little girl. Here is the message I received from her:
Would you please consider my grand niece, Addy for a gift card? She is an adorable 2 year old spitfire who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia this summer. She is getting treatment at <<name removed>> Children’s hospital. She is currently in isolation and has been for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and will also be there for Christmas, which means no visitors. Her mother has had to quit her job to be with her, so finances are a little tight right now. Addy loves anything Minnie Mouse, and her brother Jerry loves Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Thanks for your consideration, Nancy
I am pleased we were able to send you a $50 Fred Meyer Gift Card this year to make Addy’s Christmas a bit more bright! I can only imagine how difficult this holiday season has been being away from the people and places she loves most. I hope that Addy will make a complete recovery! I hope that some of the gift card can be used to buy her something extra special, as well as a gift or two for her brother as well, who has undoubtedly experienced a hard time through this as well. With thoughts and prayers for Addy and your family,
You may want to read about other wishes that have been granted:
- Community Potluck in Oregon
- Giving Back to Kids in the Community
- Giving Blankets to the Homeless in Tacoma
- Help for a Daughter’s Challenging Year
- Teacher Request Books, Coat for Students
- Family’s Christmas Tree
Disclosure: This contest is sponsored by Fred Meyer and they have graciously provided all winner gift cards. All opinions are my own. Please see my Disclosure Policy for more information. You may also wish to read my original post about this contest and its goals.