November Events for the Razumny Family of Bedford

Rich and Leah Razumny live in Bedford, MA with their 2 young children. Rich was diagnosed with ALS in February 2019. They have begun the process of modifying their home and vehicle in order to make them fully accessible for Rich as his condition progresses.  Money that is raised will be used for these modifications as well as medical expenses that are not covered by insurance.

Jacquelyn MacKinnon of Sweet Pea Parties has created 2 Virtual Craft Nights, with proceeds benefiting the Razumny Family.

The cost for this event is $30. Please register by October 27th.
Please let us know your design choice with payment

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The cost for this event is $30 or $40 with flowers included. Please register by November 10th. Box can be painted white or gray.
Please let us know your design choice with payment (A or B). Black or gray paint color.

We accept Venmo (@Burlington-Womenade) and PayPal for registration.

Thank you Jacquelyn and everyone in the community for coming together to offer support to the Razumny Family!

Virtual Flower Arranging Class with A Whole Bunch!

We hope that you will attend!

Event date: Friday, October 2, 2020

Time: 7pm (or whenever you have time to watch!)

Where: In your home 🙂

Cost: $40

Details (Note from A Whole Bunch Flowers): Order your kit for pickup and tune into Facebook Live on October 2nd at 7pm to learn how to make your pumpkin arrangement. Even if you need to watch it later, we will keep it up on Facebook for later viewing. Check out our event and video for more info. You can purchase your kit by giving us a call 781-221-0016!

The Lambert’s are a family of 4 from Wilmington. In 2018, Rowan was born with Bicoronal Craniosynostosis, a rare genetic defect that causes premature closure of the bicoronal sutures in the skull. She was also diagnosed with Crouzon Syndrome, which causes early fusion of skull bones and prevents the skull from growing normally and affects the shape of the head and face. 

At 9 months old, Rowan had a bilateral craniectomy followed by helmet therapy. Than, at 14 months old, she needed a tracheostomy. Since Rowan is no longer able to attend daycare and requires nursing care at home, her mother has had to take an unpaid leave of absence from work.

Rowan will continue to need surgeries and medical care as she grows, adding financial stress to the Lambert family. 50% of all proceeds of this event will go directly to the Lambert Family.

Annual Flatbread Event!

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Virtual Trivia Night for Derek! June 6, 2020

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COVID-19 Response Cont.

Thank you Jaimee Greitzer for this incredible idea!We will be working over the next few weeks to connect families who are able to offer support to families who could use support. While the identities of families will remain confidential, donors will know that they were able to get dinner delivered or a much needed item ordered.
Much like “adopting” a family over the holidays, we are collecting donations.
For example:
$10 could provide art supplies
$25 could provide clothing or other items
$50 could provide a dinner delivery,
etc.

Donations accepted via Venmo @Burlington-Womenade and PayPal (the YELLOW donate button on this page)

PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH LOCAL FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

 

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COVID-19 Response

A message from the Womenade Board:

Hello friends and family,

As you know, our organization thrives on public and social gatherings to raise money for local families in need.  Since the outbreak of COVID-19, we find ourselves in a situation that we could not have predicted.  

At this time, we are asking for your help.  We need to reach out to people, friends, family and acquaintances. We will be collecting donations online. We understand times are tough right now, so we are asking for any amount ($5, $10, $20).  If you are able to give, know that your donation will be going to a local family that is in need during this scary time. Donations can be made via Venmo (@Burlington-Womenade) or PayPal (www.burlingtonMAwomenade.org).

We have been working hard to stay in touch with other groups and town members to see what the needs are. Please help us by sharing the link to our Request for Support page (https://burlingtonmawomenade.wordpress.com/news/). Our hope is to be able to offer grants up to $250 for as long as we have funds to do so.

Thank you for your support. We are thinking of you all and are hopeful that everyone stays healthy and safe during this difficult time.

Much love,

Korey Barkley, Sharleen Davis, Nicole Dupuis, Amanda Holmes, Kelly Hoogeboom, Elizabeth Melo, Victoria Nguyen and Megan Worsham

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Fundraiser at Coldwater Creek

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Yoga and Wellness Event 11/16/19

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5th Annul Ice Cream Social at Primrose!

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Wine Tasting and Raffles!  Friday, May 31st from 7-9:30

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Our next Ladies Night Out with a PURPOSE.

Total Wine & More will be hosting another wine tasting class for us! This event was so popular last time, it sold out in less than 2 weeks. This is our third event with Total Wine- you won’t want to miss it!

For this event we will be trying various wines from California, perfect for summer! There will be light appetizers and time to socialize before and after the class.

We will be raising funds to support Zachary Duong and his family.

Zachary is a high school freshman in Wilmington, MA. He has gone through so much in his short 15 years. He was born with a heart defect and had open heart surgery at 6 days old. At 18 months he was diagnosed with liver cancer and had his first liver transplant at 21 months of age.  Zachary was on a bypass machine at birth before his heart surgery and strong chemo drugs before his liver transplant, therefore, Zachary has lost a good amount of his hearing and has a cochlear implant and hearing aids.

Zach had a quiet couple of years then a year and half ago he started developing ascites, fluid around the abdomen. In June 2018, while trying to enjoy his 8th grade field trips, he was diagnosed with PTLD, Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative disease.

Zach was treated for Burkitts Lymphoma, a very fast moving cancer, and spent the whole Summer and most of Fall at Children’s Hospital Boston. He finished treatment in October and just recently was diagnosed with a relapse. This round of chemo is very strong and he has already been in the hospital since the middle of February with side effects and fevers. From what doctors are saying it is going to be a long road for him. A relapse is rare and needs to be treated aggressively.  

Zach’s mom, Sheila (raised in Burlington), has been by his side every step of the way. Due to the prolonged stay at the hospital this time around, Sheila had to put her job on hold, and then remove herself from it entirely. Sheila is also away from her husband and Zach’s father, Cam, and brother, Max.  As you can imagine, this puts added stress into an already stressful time.

Your support of Zach and his family is greatly appreciated.

Total Wine & More has graciously offered to lower their wine class price to $5 per person (usual cost is $20-$25 per person). Your $45 donation will include that fee. $40 per person will go directly to Zach and his family.

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To register for this event, please donate $45 to Womenade and we will hold your spot. For PayPal, go to http://www.burlingtonMAwomenade.org and for Venmo, look for @Burlington-Womenade

This event is limited to the first 40 people who donate.

Other ways to donate…Buy a RAFFLE ticket, $10 each

Raffle winners will be announced at the wine tasting fundraiser on May 31, 2019 at Total Wine in Burlington MA. You do not need to be in attendance to win.

Tickets are available via PayPal button on our website and Venmo @Burlington-Womenade. Please specify which raffle prize you are interested in.

Prizes include:

  1. 1 month membership Pure Barre (val. $150) 2 prizes.
  2. Bikram Yoga basket (val. $125)
  3. Meals by Julia- gourmet 3 course meal for 2 (val. $200)
  4. Sports Zone 101- 10 visit punch card for 1/2 day summer sessions (val. $250)

Many thanks to our incredible community!

~The Womenade Board

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