On Sunday, March 1st Extreme Makeover Home Edition will be rebuilding a home for the Augustin Family of Texas. There story started in 2004 when Amber and Peter’s son was born 10 weeks premature. After spending months in the NICU Amber knew what her calling was. She created “Tiny Works of Heart”. She photographs families with their tiny fragile babies while in the NICU. In some cases, these photographs may be the only ones the families have to remember their sweet baby. Amber did all of this free of charge from her garage. The entire family are big supporters of the March of Dimes, hoping that one day all babies will be born healthy.
Peter’s spent his time as a Project Leader for Habitat for Humanity, winning an award for his role in the organization. Peter even spent time building a house for someone else, while his own family had no home, and no one was the wiser.
On Fathers Day 2007 the Augustin’s home was taken over by a flood. They were told their home was unhabitable, and would need to be raised at least a foot in order to meet code. Financially, this was impossible for the family, leaving Amber, Peter, and their 3 children without a home. So guess who shows up to help? Ty & the rest of the Extreme Makeover Home Edition crew!
According to a new study, there is now a test that can help determine whether a pregnant woman will go into premature labor. This test is called the Lac-Test. It measures a pregnant woman’s lactic acid level. 87% of pregnant women with a high level of lactic acid went into labor within 48 hours. The test is already available online!
Read the story & watch the video here!
We REALLY want to raise money for the March for Babies! So we’re going to give away a brand new Authentic Coach Bag to one lucky donor!
Here’s how it works:
Click on our March for Babies banner to purchase your tickets. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10. Best of all your tickets are tax deductible (we can all appreciate that). Be sure to fill in all of the fields when paying/donating so that we’re able to reach you in a timely fashion. You can purchase as many tickets as you like – Remember it’s for a great cause!
The drawing will be held on St. Patricks day, March 17, 2009. Winners will be chosen by www.random.org and we’ll post screen shots of the results so that everyone can see them. We’ll contact the winner and get their bag out to them right away!
Now for the prize info:
Coach Soho Signature Hobo in your choice of colors
Inside zip pocket
Ring to clip an accessory or keyfob
Zip top closure
One exterior slip pocket
Signature sateen fabric with leather trim
17 1/4″ Strap
10 1/2″ Drop
13 3/4 L x 9 1/2 H x 4 W
Signature sateen is both water and stain repellant and can be cleaned with Coach Cleaner
Stlye # 12675
Shipped to your home directly from Coach!
A Big THANK YOU to our wonderful sponsor who donated this beautiful Coach bag!
If you’re planning to order flowers for Valentines Day, consider ordering through ProFlowers.
Click on this link www.proflowers.com/marchofdimes to order your flowers and ProFlowers will donate $10 to the March of Dimes for each order!
Send the gift that helps every baby get a healthy start in life!
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