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
Greater Charlotte.

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
Statesville Preliminary
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
Mailing our
Bears to Texas!
Tara's Teddys
Community Service
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 !