Festivals & Holidays — 14 November 2008
‘Tis the Season to Pay It Forward!

Hello Friends,

Please take the time to read this entire letter….

Zachary wrote a letter to Tony Robbins, and he responded by contacting us and inviting Zachary and I to his Unleash The Power Within event in Orlando this past October. In December, we will be attending his Date With Destiny event as well. We were blessed to have been able to attend the entire 5 day seminar, and to have over two hours with Tony himself in one on one conversation. The experience was very healing to us both, and we feel incredibly blessed to have been assisted and inspired by Tony to move forward on our journey after last years events. The Foundation, staff and all crew members were incredible to us, and we are still buzzing from the fact that we both walked on fire! ! Because of the generosity of everyone who made it possible for us to partake in these events, we both feel a strong need to pay it forward and to assist with his Foundations Annual Basket Brigade Event. We wish to keep the momentum of giving going for us and our friends… and what better time to jump in than the Holiday Season. ‘Tis the Season to GIVE!

“One person can make a
difference and every person should try.”

~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Please Join Us This Year in Helping Feed Families

What is Basket Brigade?

Basket Brigade is a group of 100% volunteers donating and delivering tailor made gift baskets of food for a Thanksgiving feast to families in need. What began more than 30 years ago by Tony Robbins as an individual effort to feed families in need, has now grown into the Anthony Robbins Foundation’s International Basket Brigade, providing baskets of food and household items for an estimated 2 million people annually in countries all over the world. For non-profit status, please request the 501.pdf document.

Who is Anthony Robbins?

Please click any of the Robbins’ links on this page.

Why?

The International Basket Brigade is built on a simple notion: one small act of generosity on the part of one caring person can transform the lives of hundreds. It takes only one light to dispel the darkness, and even just one basket or a few, to bring hope! Therefore…

We ask you to please join us in Pinellas County’s first annual Basket Brigade which we are coordinating. Please visit www.pcbasketbrigade.webs.com for more info.

Our goal is to feed 100 families this year and we need your help to accomplish this goal.

“Think of giving not as a duty, but as a privilege.”
~ John D. Rockefeller

Ways to Help:

Donate one or more completed baskets or donate supplies for baskets
Donate Money to buy baskets and supplies
Volunteer Your Time to put baskets together and deliver to families

Who Can Help?

Anyone and everyone!!

PLEASE FORWARD THIS and help us to spread the word to all of your families, friends and co-workers.
This is a great thing for children to be involved in to truly learn about the spirit of GIVING this
holiday season!

Contact: Please contact Kytka or Zachary to pledge baskets…. we need to know as soon as possible if you can donate. We want to help as many people as possible. (727) 238-7884 or via email at: kytka@waldorfhomeschoolers.com

Suggestions for Baskets:

Please Shop For a Family of 5!

* Laundry Basket (a must)
* Baking/Roasting Pan (a must)
* A Turkey Voucher (SweetBay has these , Publix does not) or a $10 gift card to buy a turkey
* Canned Cranberry Sauce
* Canned Vegetables
* Canned Fruit
* Bread
* Boxed Stuffing
* Canned Gravy
* Boxed Mash Potatoes
* Canned Soups
* Cookies, Cakes or Pies
* Juice Packets or Kool-Aid
* Paper Products, Laundry Products, Soaps & Lotions

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.
~ Mohandas Gandhi

It will take about $35 to a basket.

Each basket will have a message in it that reads:

This comes to you from someone who cares about you. All we ask is that you take care of yourself well enough to be able to do this for someone else someday.

Be sure to decorate your baskets and make them look special! This is a gift, and a present, not charity. Get the kids involved! Make this FUN!!

Forward this E-mail to anyone who may want to help!

Let us know how many baskets you are doing… we need your help!

If we have the opportunity to be generous with
our hearts, ourselves, we have no idea the depth and breadth of our loves reach. ~ Margaret Cho

To get further inspired… Zachary and I invite you to watch this short youtube video…

Be the change that you want to see in the world.

~ Mohandas Gandhi

To Your Continued Growth & Success!
Kytka “Kit” Hilmar-Jezek, ND, PhD
Author, Coach, Speaker, Executive Consultant

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING A LIMITED NUMBER OF VIP COACHING CLIENTS: If you’re interested in having me work with you as a coach, confidante, mentor, resource and trusted friend on your journey or personal development, please email me at: kytka@waldorfhomeschoolers.com

To learn more about the Basket Bridage, please visit: www.pcbasketbrigade.webs.com

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