Saturday, July 18, 2009

CHERUBS New Tote Bag Project Has Been Named

Our members have spent the last week voting on the many name suggestions they have come up with for our Tote Bag Project. And the winner is....

CHERUBS H.O.P.E. (Helping Other Parents Expecting)

We still need many items for this project! Items Needed:

- Disposable Cameras
- Baby Blankets (any material but wool)
- Travel packs of tissues
- Chapsticks
- Plaster Handprint and Footprint Kits
- Baby Booties
- Baby Hats
- Journals
- Small bottles of hand santizer
- Small bottles of lotion
- Small picture frames (for the baby's hospital bed)
- Small teddy bears
- Gas Cards
- Restaurant gift certificates (national chains please)
- White 1.5" 3 ring binders (for information on CDH, journaling, photos of their babies, medical notes, etc)
- Page dividers for the binders
- Pages pages for binder
- White computer paper to print (if we can't find a printing company)
- Ink for an HP 4600n Printer (if we can't find a printing company)

Sponsorships / Services Needed:

- $250 sponsor for cotton totebags (this will cover 250 bags, we are getting free shipping)
- $150 Sponsor for CDH Awareness Ribbon Pins
- $200 Sponsor for CDH Awareness Bracelets
- Printing services for the tote bags / transfer paper
- Printing services for the CDH information

Hospitals and businesses are welcome to sponsor ads in the baby book to help cover costs of this project (we do reserve the right to deny inappropriate sponsorships). You can sponsor a 1/4 page add for $150, a full page add for $500. Your ad will be included in 150 books. Ad sponsorships will go to cover postage of the packages to the families and items needed that aren't donated. If you would like to sponsor an ad, please make sure to include your logo / photo and other information on a print ready ad.

These bags will ONLY go to families affected by Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. CDH parents and friends helping other CDH families. They will be sent out around the globe to families as they join.

For more information on CDH and CHERUBS, you can visit our site at

If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation of items or money, you can mail it to:

3650 Rogers Rd #290
Wake Forest, NC 27587

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