Blog Archive 08/2012

Gwendolyn Honorary Vaquero Captain Tonight

August 31, 2012 by Victoria Strong
Gwendolyn Honorary Vaquero Captain Tonight

Gwendolyn is so excited! Santa Barbara City College selected Gwendolyn to be their first Honorary Vaquero Captain for their football program this year. The game is tonight and you can come see her do the coin toss at 6:45pm!

 

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Running For Callie

August 29, 2012 by Victoria Strong

Beautiful Callie Isenhour has motivated Team Run For Callie to run the Anthem Richmond Marathon in her honor this November. Team Run For Callie has raised an incredible $3,246!!! And they have touched hundreds of people by sharing Callie's story. 

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First Day of Kindergarten

August 27, 2012 by Victoria Strong

First day of kindergarten! First day of kindergarten! Oh My Goodness -- today was Gwendolyn's first day of KINDERGARTEN! And she loved it.

 

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A Great Week and A New Member of the Family

August 23, 2012 by Victoria Strong

We have had a great week! Gwendolyn came home from the hospital last Thursday and was so, so, so glad to be home. The good news is she is back on track, rested, and ready to go. In fact, after trying to lay low for a few days she basically told us she was bored and needed to get out -- N.O.W.! So...

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Miss G in Hospital

August 14, 2012 by Victoria Strong
Miss G in Hospital

Gwendolyn is doing okay but we are with her at Cottage Hospital. Yesterday she was admitted to the PICU for an emergency blood transfusion. You may recall this exact thing happened last year -- right around this time. Last year it was pretty scary because she got so low so fast but once she...

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Kindergarten Check Up—Only a Few More Weeks Before School

August 10, 2012 by Victoria Strong

Gwendolyn is definitely excited about starting kindergarten. That is crystal clear. And her confidence, enthusiasm, and determination give us clarity that this is what she wants. I won't lie, Bill and I both have some trepidation and worry about what lies ahead. We're nervous. Will the people...

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PROJECT MARIPOSA :: {WEEK TWENTY SIX} IPAD GRANTS #53-62

August 03, 2012 by Victoria Strong
PROJECT MARIPOSA :: {WEEK TWENTY SIX} IPAD GRANTS #53-62

Meet this week's Project Mariposa grant recipients -- all 10 of them! Each of their stories are moving and reflect what remarkable people are impacted by this disease. We are thrilled to grant 10 iPads this week to help make the world just a little more accessible so they can achieve their...

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Uppercase Living Creating Hope Fundraiser

August 02, 2012 by Victoria Strong

We are so excited that for the entire month of August, 20% of each sale of Uppercase Living products through Torreh Pearl benefits the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation as part of their "Creating Hope" campaign. Uppercase Living products were designed to allow customers to transform their spaces...

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