Tuesday, June 5, 2012


I have exciting news to share with you!!!  Through the wonderful Reece's Rainbow community I "met" an awesome dad named Brady.  Brady is the father of a son with Down Syndrome and has become an amazing advocate for the children of Reece's Rainbow.  Right now Brady has an opportunity to bring tons of awareness to the plight of these precious children and you can help!  

 I know many of you have told me before how your heart is burdened for the children and you have such a desire to help them, but you can't adopt.  Well, here's your chance to help and it's as easy as clicking a button (and if you're like me you'll hit refresh and click again, hit refresh and click again)  :)  Seriously folks, we can all help make a big difference.  Just read this post below from Brady's blog and get clicking!!!

From Brady's blog "One Step Closer to Home" :

Racing for Orphans with Down Syndrome

My family and I have loved being able to work on behalf of the children on Reece's Rainbow since finding this great organization.  It's for this reason that I had a hard time sleeping because of the excitement after hearing about this announcement!

Two months ago, Ironman announced a contest called Kona Inspired.  How it works is they have given the general public an opportunity to submit a 90 second video based around the theme, "Anything is Possible".  Winners receive a spot to race in the Ironman World Championship in October, but most importantly, they will race as a media athlete and have the opportunity to share their story on NBC's nationally televised broadcast of the championship this year!  THIS COULD BE OUR OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE THESE PRECIOUS CHILDREN'S STORY WITH THE WORLD!!!

After reading Ironman's press release we immediately went to work.  This is an opportunity to help these children in a way that I never imagined possible!  The video came together with the help of many wonderful people and we submitted it.  105 videos were submitted.  After over a month long preliminary public voting, we just received word that we are one of the top 15 videos and will compete in the final round of voting June 4 - June 18!!!

Please take a moment to WATCH, VOTE, and SHARE our video as much as possible throughout the day from your home computer, work computer, laptop, phone, etc!  We need to be in the top 2 videos at the end of the day on June 18. 


Thank you for your time and willingness to make the dream of these orphans of finding their forever family a reality!

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