We mailed 12 HUGE boxes to Texas for the Katrina victims....thanks to everyone who
participated with aide to Katrina victims! :o)
Current Tara's Teddy donations go toward our projects to assist at-risk children in
Charlotte, NC. Some of these programs include Christmas Stocking Project, Valentine's
for Senior Citizens, Teddy Bear Drives, School Supply drives & Easter Basket Drives.
Tara's Teddy Bears does some of it's community service in conjunction with other
groups, because we like to encourage others to become active in community service! :o)
We have received thank you letters from St. Vincent de Paul (TX) & from The YMCA of
In 2006 Tara Nicole was awarded the National Corlin National Community Service award
for co-creating her foundation, Tara's Teddys & also for her other extensive community
service in other areas.
|Valentine's for Seniors!
Miss American Royalty
contestant's made the
Valentines & my brother &
I handed them out to
Seniors at a local
retirement home. For some
of the Seniors, this was
the only Valentine they
received. Thank you SO
much for those who
helped on this special
|At the post
Bears to Texas!
|Easter Basket Drive!
"Thank you Easter
This is some of what Tara Nicole's Teddy's has collected so far (includes the
hurricane relief & our local charity work) & a list of names of some of the people who
have helped! Special thank you to the Miss American Royalty Pageant's contestants
for helping us with our cause!
* 3214 Teddy Bears
*10 pairs of mittens
*60 winter hats
*85 pairs of socks
* 11 pairs of PJ's
* 528 school supplies
* 50 prs of new undergarments
* 300 personal care items
*5 new outfits
* 3 pairs of new slippers
* 8 school uniforms
* 816 books
* 300 Valentines for senior citizens
* over 1,000 Christmas stockings
* 694 Easter baskets
Our Holiday Drives:
125 Christmas stockings - 200 Easter Baskets (2005)
405 Christmas Stockings - 150 Easter Baskets (2006)
300 Christmas Stockings - 250 Easter Baskets (2007)
200 Christmas Stockings - 94 Easter Baskets (2008)
Donations thanks to:
Tara-Nicole, Nicholas Carl, Angel & Tony Laursen, Miss American Rose Pageant, Miss
American Royalty Pageant, America's Storybook Princess Pageant, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas
Christie, Isabelle Waugh, Tori Layton, Angela & Courtney Hardin, Sinclaire & Brooklyn
Walters, Noel Hall, Beth & Leah Hutchens, The Alpern Family, Mariah Guffey, Brownie
Troop 459, my friend Faith.
|Tara-Nicole & Motivational
Speaker Dale Smith Thomas.
You've seen her on Dr. Phil !