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Well on our way!

We have had such an incredible few months! We have all of the brochures, plates, boxes, bubble wrap, stickers for the boxes, etc, etc! We had no idea what this entailed, but it has been a fun and rewarding adventure all out of love for our precious Mamie. As soon as we launched Mamie's Poppy Plates on her birthday (June 25th) donations started rolling in. We realized fairly quickly that we were going to be able to provide plates to many more hospitals than our one goal of St. Vincent (where Sarah delivered Mamie). Throughout the month of July and August we started making contacts with other hospitals in the area as donations continued. Late in August Sarah received a call from Judy Adams, the owner of Catering to You. Judy said she loved Mamie's Poppy Plates and she wanted to sponsor UAMS and ACH... Can I even explain how exciting this was for us? No! We were, and still are overwhelmed by her generousity. We hope Judy's awesome idea will spur other business on to adopt hospitals in their area.

Several weeks ago we had a plate packing party and some of our wonderful supporters/friends came to help. It was a fun night of girl talk, wine, and boxing up plates. We met with the amazing bereavement nurses at St. Vincent, UAMS, Arkansas Children's Hospital and Baptist and explained Mamie's Poppy Plates and were "okayed" to have plates in each of these hospitals. We NEVER imagined MPP's would grow this quickly, but we were able to drop off plates to each of the 4 hospitals! We hear from Firefly Studio that plates are being dropped off by sweet families who are experiencing this heart wrenching loss, so we know that our mission of getting these plates home with families is working. Thank you so much to all who have donated.

We have so much more to share, so check back with us soon! Sarah will be adding pictures as well :-) Have a great day!

-Britney

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