Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Year in Review

2010 has been an exciting year for Ella's Halo.  I can't wait for 2011!  Here is the year of 2010 in review.

*January:       Opened a bank account for Ella's Halo and deposited our first donation

*February:     Officially became a 501(c) 3 Nonprofit

*March:          Ella's First Birthday

*April:            Taryn is interviewed by Fox 9 News about donating breast milk to families in the NICU

*May:              Ella's Halo 1st event: Bowling for Babies raised over $8,000

*June:             Ella stars in a music video by Rocket Club called One More Day

*July:              Ella's Halo sets up Ella Jo Krumwiede NICU Fund at Amplatz Children's Hospital

*August:         Ella's Halo is the charity for Reside's Cocktails for a Cause and raised over $1,000

*September:   Ella's Halo Board of Directors serves dinner at the Ronald McDonald House

*October:       Ella's Halo 2nd event: Strides for NICUs in Perham, MN raises $3,000 and Ryan
                       is on the radio station  WDAY 970 AM in Fargo talking about Ella's Halo

*November:    Ella's Halo is featured on a couple of websites including LaunchHER

*December:    Ella's Halo donates new welcome bags to Children's St. Paul for all new admits in 2011

It has been a busy year and I know 2011 will be even busier!  I sometimes forget all of the wonderful things we do to help others and it is nice to reflect on the past year but it is also exciting to look ahead too. 

Happy New Year from Ella's Halo.


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