Card Making Enthusiasts Develop Cards for Kids Program Benefiting the St Jude Children`s Research Hospital

Released on: May 9, 2008, 8:25 pm

Press Release Author: Darren Vader/Scrapbbooking Supplies Etc.

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: In an effort to add a little sunshine to the lives of St.
Jude patients, the members of the Cricut user community are collecting donations of
handmade cards.

Press Release Body: Dallas, TX, May 9, 2008 - St. Jude is unlike any other pediatric
treatment and research facility anywhere. Discoveries made here have completely
changed how the world treats children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases.
In an effort to add a little sunshine to the lives of St. Jude patients, the members
of the Cricut user community are collecting donations of handmade cards. Some of the
cards will be given to the children and others will be donated to the hospital gift
shop to help raise additional research dollars.

There are currently over 300 members involved, with more signing up every day. As a
way to encourage participation, the group is offering four grand prize \'thank you\'
drawings, sponsored in part by Scrapbooking Supplies Etc. by Card
makers will receive one entry in the drawing for each card donated. The prize
package consists of hundreds and hundreds of scrapbooking, card making and other
crafting supplies donated by members of the Cricut message board and online
scrapbooking supplies retailers including Scrapbooking Supplies, Sweet \'n Sassy Stamps and

\"It is not too late to join in this project. Each card sent in equals one ticket in
the drawing. You can also donate prize items and those will each get you one ticket
in the drawing as well,\" said project co-developer Marcia Fix.

The group expects to deliver more than 5,000 hand made cards to St. Jude Hospital in
Memphis on July 12, 2008. The grand prize drawing will also be held on July 12.

\"St. Jude\'s does so much to help children and their families from all over the world
regardless of their personal, financial, ethnic, or religious backgrounds,\" said
project co-developer Carol Gough Lust \"This is our opportunity to help them in their

If you would like to participate in the Cards for Kids project benefiting St. Jude
Children\'s Research Hospital by either creating and donating hand made cards or by
donating thank you prizes for the participants, please contact Carol Gough Lust at The donation deadline is June 20. 2008.

About St Jude Children\'s Research Hospital:
St. Jude Hospital is where some of today\'s most gifted researchers are able to do
more science, more quickly. Where doctors across the world send their toughest cases
and most vulnerable patients. Where no one pays for treatment beyond what is covered
by insurance, and those without insurance are never asked to pay. We\'ve built
America\'s 3rd-largest health-care charity, with a model that keeps the costs down
and the funds flowing, so the science never stops.

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a passion for preserving her family memories - and sharing the tools and techniques
she has learned. This is how was born. Through a love of decorative
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scrapbooking tools, Angela founded as a way to share her love of the
scrapbooking hobby with others.

About Sweet \'n Sassy Stamps:
After many hours spent searching for just the right \"knight\" stamp set to make her
son\'s 5th birthday invitations - with no luck, Korin Sutherland decided to try her
hand at drawing one. The rest is history. After much nudging from her many friends,
Korin decided to pursue creating her own line of stamps and Sweet \'n Sassy Stamps
came to life.

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