Monday, April 2, 2012

Last Day !

It's the last day of our Saving Albina Giveaway !! So far almost $5,000 has been raised, and we are so grateful to all those who have given for this sweet little girl...

Just about 12 hours of this giveaway is just to make things fun, if you give any amount over $10 today, you get double entries. Because we're generous like that !! Please spread the word about Albina, and also about these fabulous prizes....


1) NEW Apple iPad 16GB Wifi Tablet  ***NEWEST MODEL JUST

• New Retina display for the sharpest text and graphics display
• New A5X high-speed processor
• 16GB storage
• Wi-fi connectivity
• 10 hours battery life with Wi-fi turned on
• 5MP camera built-in
• HD quality video recording
• Facetime (video chat)
• Support for thousands of apps in iTunes App Store

2) Canon EOS Rebel T3 12.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with 18- 55mm IS II Lens
   • 12.2 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor for
high image quality and speed.
• ISO 100 - 6400 for shooting from bright to dim light.
• Improved EOS HD Movie mode with expanded recording [HD: 30p (29.97)
/ 25p], and with in-camera movie editing options.
• High speed, reliable 9-point AF system utilizing a high precision, f/5.6
cross-type center point.
• Enhanced metering with a 63-zone, Dual-layer metering system for
accurate metering between exposures.
• 3.0 fps continuous shooting up to approximately 830 JPEGs or 2.0 fps for
approximately 5 RAW.
• 2.7-inch wide TFT LCD monitor (230,000 dots) with Live View function for
improved viewing.
• Express your creativity with ease using advanced imaging features like the
new Basic+ function, Quick Setting function and Creative Auto.
• New Feature Guide offers short descriptions of each function and Quick
Control screen for easy operation.
• Compatibility with SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards.
• Compatible with the full line of Canon EF and EF-S lenses.


3) $500 Gift Card

And a host of other wonderful prizes....

$100 gift card to Target !!!
(thank you, Kelly Dirkes !!)

Sock Monkey Hat (winner chooses size) from The3MonkeysBoutique on Etsy. Crocheted sock monkey hat. specify color- sock monkey brown/gray, pink, blue, purple, orange.

Hot/cold packs from June 34 on Etsy Heat in the microwave to soothe sore muscles or warm up during cold night. Place in the freezer for a cold pack... great for boo-boo's for little ones!

  Highly Fragrant Soy Candle in 8 oz. tin container by JubileeScents on Etsy - Sugar Cookie and Pomegranate (one of each) Approximate 40 hours burn time - Made in USA 

Tutu- Made in any size and any color for the winner - Can also choose short or long skirt.

 Vera Bradley inspired flameless LED candles - Choose any of the styles shown - Winner receives 2 candles

Ten bows (winner's choice) from Natasha's Hair Bowtique and one bow holder:

(bows hang from tutu ribbons)

Darling Pink tutu, size 6 months

Baby Bluebird hat made with love by Sarah and Rachel at Handiwork for Lilly

Two necklaces (one per winner) from Mattie Grace Gifts on Etsy.

and finally, the GRAND PRIZE.....

Oh yeah, baby!
Renee Tam's world famous toffee. I don't think there is a price you could put on this stuff. For reals.

There are MANY ways to enter this giveaway. Leave a comment saying what you did to be entered (donated, shared, etc.) You do not have to specify your donation amount- paypal keeps track of these, and Jonana will total your entries.

*donate to the Jolly Family via the paypal gadget on my sidebar
$10 = one entry
$25 = 10 entries
$50 = 40 entries

*one entry PER DAY for sharing the giveaway on FB (status must be updated each day for each entry)

*one entry PER DAY for blogging about the giveaway (please include your blog link in your comment.)

*my wonderful friend, Deanna is co-hosting this giveaway with me. Become a follower of Everything and Nothing From Essex and leave a comment (there) saying you did so for an extra entry.

*twenty entries for getting this giveaway talked about on a radio station. It's never happened yet, but hey, it's worth a try ;)

Our goal is $18,500. I realize that's huge. But I just watched God work a $17,000 miracle for Charlotte last month, and I'm just crazy enough to pray He'll do it again.

Giveaway ends March 30th, and winners will be drawn and announced on March 31st.

Ten days to watch a miracle happen.

Will you help us Save Albina ????


Anonymous said...

I posted about this again! .


The Harvin Family said...

Just gave $20!
Can't wait to watch her come home :)

Liz Larkin said...

Donated another $10.


Anonymous said...


Penny's Peeps said...

I donated!

Penny's Peeps said...

Shared Giveaway on Facebook!

Elissa said...

Shared on Facebook again :-)

Anonymous said...

Donated $25. Such a sweetie!
Melissa Morris

Penney Douglas said...

I donated!

MG said...


Thank you for your continued support of this beautiful child. We are anxiously awaiting the day when the Jolly family gets to bring Albina home and will celebrate, as will many others, when that day finally arrives.

God Bless,

Penney Douglas said...

I shared on Facebook.

Penney Douglas said...

I tweeted about the giveaway.

Linda said...

I just donated! Praying this beautiful little girl gets her miracle!

Mama Keene said...

Just donated! Cant wait to see this sweet baby at home with her family!

Mandy said...

My Julie loves Albina. She gave her best gift and we helped her out a little to get her up to $10! So, thankful for the opportunity to give. Can't wait to see Albina home with the Jollys :)

Rachel said...

Just donated to this sweet girl:)

Anonymous said...

Yes, double entries!! I need toffee!
Donated $25 this time.
Tweeted too.

Stephanie w said...

Hi Patti, just made a donation! Thanks for working so hard for this little sweetie!

Stephanie w said...

Hi Patti, just made a donation! Thanks for working so hard for this little sweetie!

Stephanie w said...

Just shared on facebook!

Josiah said...

Mo & I donated.

Laima said...


Leslie said...

Donated right under the wire, about 11:58 pm EST!! :)

Scott said...

Papa Scott checking in. Just donated. Hope and pray the numbers really increase here at the end!

Shauna said...

hmm seems like my dad and I had the same idea tonight :) I'm sorry I was a computer slacker this week and didn't share or blog (bad me, very bad me) but I did just donate $25 for this sweet girl.

Jody said...

Count me in for $25. Praying and can't wait to see her come home! :)