Don't Cry...I'm Here

3 Little Toddler Refugee Girls Receive Doll Gift Tote Bags From Don’t Cry…I’m Here

Here are a few photos from yesterday’s delivery of Doll Gift Tote Bags to Arrive Ministries. We had a very, very interesting visit with Bob Oehrig, Executive Director at Arrive Ministries, and members of his staff when we made our delivery. The people that have given their careers to help refugees are a remarkable group. We had a very in depth conversation on refugees and many things about refugee work. We had very serious conversations….and yes…Bob….being quite a jokester…brought a lighter note from time to time. Thanks everyone….for helping us welcome these very deserving children.

Arrive Ministries Receives “Welcome” Gifts for 14 Newly Arriving Refugee Children

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Here are a few photos from yesterday’s delivery of Doll/Bear/Baby/Teen Gift Tote Bags to Arrive Ministries in Richfield, Minnesota. Arrive Ministries is working right at the heart of “Welcoming” our refugee families. They are so grateful to be able to provide the children with a “Welcome” gift. Thanks everyone….for helping us welcome them.

Packaging Process of a Doll Gift Tote Bag

 

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A Somalia Girl Will Be “Welcomed” With a Beautiful Ethnic Doll When She Arrives

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Here are a few photos from today’s delivery of a Doll Gift Tote Bag to Lutheran Social Service in St. Cloud, Minnesota. St. Cloud is my old stomping grounds….and I want nothing more than to “Welcome” the refugees that make St. Cloud their home. Thanks everyone….for helping us welcome them.

Lutheran Social Service in Minneapolis Receives “Welcome” Gifts for Their Refugee Children from “Don’t Cry…I’m Here”

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Here are a few photos from yesterday’s delivery of 10 Doll/Buddy Bear Tote Bags to Lutheran Social Service in Minneapolis. They are so appreciative of all of the work we do for their refugee children. We are getting to know the staff and they are really great people with so much refugee knowledge. Thanks everyone….for helping us welcome them.

FUNDRAISER for “Don’t Cry…I’m Here” Blank Note Cards Featuring our Ethnic Dolls

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FUNDRAISER:
I have had several requests to have Note Cards made out of some of my photos. I did my leg-work and found Vistaprint to have the best price. I designed a blank Note Card using one of my Somali doll photos and ordered them. They arrived today…and are so DARN cute!!

I have decided to use these Don’t Cry…I’m Here Note Cards as a gift for a FUNDRAISER.

So if you donate:
$15.00 You will receive one card with an envelope
$20.00 You will receive two cards with 2 envelopes
$25.00 You will receive 3 cards with 3 envelopes
$30.00 You will receive 4 cards with 4 envelopes
$35.00 You will receive 5 cards with 5 envelopes
$40.00 You will receive 6 cards with 6 envelopes
$45.00 You will receive 7 cards with 7 envelopes
$50.00 You will receive 8 cards with 8 envelopes

Use my Paypal Giving Fund Email Address to make your donation.

dontcryimhere@yahoo.com

You must put “Note Cards” in the message section of your paypal payment form to receive your Note Cards.

***There is no shipping cost. Your donation is all we need.

A Little Somali Refugee Boy from St. Cloud, Minnesota Receives a “Don’t Cry…I’m Here” Boy Buddy Bear Tote Bag

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Here is a photo from our delivery today of a Boy Buddy Bear Tote Bag to Lutheran Social Service in St. Cloud, Minnesota. This little boy will have so much fun playing with this amazingly cute Teddy Bear. Thanks everyone….for helping us welcome this little boy.

Don’t Cry…I’m Here’s LOGO is now Designed

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Don’t Cry…I’m Here Starts a YOUCARING Crowdfunder to Help Obtain a Larger Workshop to Do It’s Work

Our “Don’t Cry…I’m Here” YOUCARING crowdfunder has now started. Please share our fundraiser with everyone you can think of. We are doing this fundraiser to help us to move our 501(c)3 nonprofit charity out of our house and into a workshop so that we can work more efficiently and to “Welcome” as many refugee children as we can. We will have Open Workshop days at our new workshop so that we can work as a group connected to a cause, educate our communities of the refugee crisis and help in connecting our neighborhoods with their newly arriving refugee families.
 
We have a lot of work to do and we PLEAD with you to help us reach our goal….and soar beyond it so that we can make this next move to grow as we are needing to do. Be an active partner in our charity and watch as we grow to meet the needs of refugee families.
 

Smiles From 2 Little Refugee Children from Afghanistan Say It All

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A SPECIAL TREAT FOR YOU:

We received this photo from our most recent delivery to Lutheran Social Service-Refugee Services in Minneapolis of this sweet Afghani family’s 2 children when they received our Doll and Boy Buddy Bear Tote Bags. They are just adorable little kids. Buddy Bear is just about as big as the little boy! Their smiles say it all. Now let doll and teddy bear do their work. Aren’t they just precious?

Photo taken by Lutheran Social Service–Refugee Services and permission was given by LSS to share these photo in Don’t Cry…I’m Here’s group.