The Peace, Love, and Chocolate Fundraiser was a HUGE success!  I want to share this amazing pink party with you and:

  • The two amazing organizations we supported.
  • Thank everyone who helped make it a success.
  • Show you pictures of the infamous chocolate room.
  • Show you pictures of the decorations.
  • Share the final donation total.

 

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The Organizations

Online donation pages are still open.

 

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

 

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Tigerlily Foundation

 

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THANK YOU

 

In no particular order, I would like to extend a heartfelt and appreciative thank you to the following people:

 

  • Everyone who donated, contributed, and helped to get the word out.
  • Booz Allen Hamilton for their donation of Washington National tickets.
  • Nation Tours and Transportation for their donation of Potomac River cruises.
  • My Tribe for their endless dedication to getting the word out.
  • All of my Blog Buddies for their sponsorship and advertisement.
  • My babysitters and volunteer helpers.
  • My parents for their help and support.
  • Hubby for his patience and support.

 

I couldn’t have done it without you!

The  Food

 

While the food was not the highlight of the party, there certainly was ample.  These were just two of the tables – there was more.

 

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The Chocolate Room

This is the infamous chocolate room!  Remember how I shared how I built this partyscape?

 

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Pink Champagne Cake – made the same, but decorated a little differently this year.

 

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Bubblegum Bark

 

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Some more Decadent Chocolates!

 

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Godiva Truffles

 

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Aunt Dot’s Buckeyes

 

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The Decorations

 

The fundraising station was the first thing that everyone saw when they came through the door.

 

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Then they walked through the kitchen with pink and white tule and party lanterns.

 

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And finally the Chocolate Room.

 

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The Donations

After:

  • 2 months of planning (well, one year but who’s counting)
  •  5 pounds of fudge and bark
  • 200+ truffles (and minor carpal tunnel from all of the rolling)
  • 75 ladies (give or take)
  • 1 month of social media promotions……

Drum roll please…..

 

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We raised just under $4,000 for two amazing breast cancer organizations.    The donation pages are still open and I am so excited and appreciative of everyone who helped to make this a success.

 

Love, hugs, and already thinking about next year.

 

Holly

 

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