Monday, September 15, 2008

A Special Thanks From The Blankenship Family

I have copied and pasted the follow thank you from the Blankenship family:
(The link to the official website:Miracles For Mallory.)

Special Thanks From the Blankenship FamilyAll of those who have volunteered their beautiful and amazing talents for the on-line auction project, including our gracious web designer, Mandi.Each and every one of our most treasured family members whose love, help, listening ears, hard days and long nights are so very appreciated and will never be forgottenMari Slape, Dr. Bradford, Dr. Cheadle, Noelle, Mary and Stasha, as well as all of the amazing staff at Washington Regional Medical Center. Also to University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Hospital and Arkansas Children's Hospital, a big thank you.Our loving church family - naming each one would go on for eternity - no pun intended!Deborah Billingsley, photographer, for her service in helping to keep our precious memories of Mallory alive and for being part of those unforgettable momentsJ. Bryant WardVery understanding co-workers and friends at Hain Celestial GroupPaul Smith, President of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and our good friend; for his compassion and scripture reminder about Mallory and our very loving Heavenly Father. His counsel came via an e-mail at our very darkest time and brought a tremendous sense of much needed love.
Many thanks to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette family, your support has been wonderful.Our sweet Tyson Elementary friends.Our compassionate community of Northwest Arkansas.The on-going thoughts, prayers, service, and much-needed hugs from everyone touched by Mallory's special spirit.Our Heavenly Father for allowing us the honor and priviledge of being Mallory's family. The experience is indescribable and goes on and on. We patiently await the day we see and live with her again. We pray that Mallory will always be a sweet reminder to all of us to live our lives pleasing to the Lord so that we may all be together with Him (and Mallory, of course) some day.
Extra Note From Chris & Michelle:THANK YOU Shannon for the bright idea of this on-line auction to promote awareness and aid for trisomy 18 in honor of Mallory's memory. Shannon's willingness and sacrifice to spend every waking hour organizing it and perfecting it is a tremendous act of love and charity. Her work and understanding transcends what any sister/aunt can muster.THANK YOU Bill for supporting your wife, Shannon, throughout this and everything she has a passion to do. You are a remarkable husband.THANK YOU Ian and Gabriel for being so patient and for lending us your super mommy. You'll have her back soon!WE LOVE YOU!

Our Talented and Gracious Artists

Allegheny Annies
Artful Life
Attic Raggs
Back In The Day
Back Porch Pickins
Bee Sew Whimsical
Black Sheep Prims
Briar Rabbit Prims
Cat Nap Inn Primitives
Country Girl At Home
Crafters Peddler Village
Crowing About Primitives
Designer 218
Dogpatch Primitives
Drew Blankenship
Hill Crest Country Primitive Barn
Homespun and Primitives
KM Primitives
Kountry Berry Shoppe
La Donna Welter
Momma's Primitives
Mustard Seed Originals
Nostalgic Folk Art
Olde Colonial Peddler
Olde Homestead Peddler
Oneyoungbucks Primitive Treasures
Pea Pickers Primitives
Prim Sisters Shoppe
Primitive Stitches
Sandy Blankenship
Simply Cute Crafts
Sitting Pretty Studio
Snip Your Wick Candles
Soft In The Head
Symple Tymes
Tallowberry Primitives
The Craftholic Creations
The Olde Hollow Crow
These Are The Days
Vermont Harvest Folk Art
Wonders Of Whimsy

A big thank you to all of you who so graciously donated not only your time but your special talents in helping us to make a difference in this world! We thank you all the kindness, love, and support you have shown to our family.

Monetary Dontations

The Crackling Crows
Dry Branch Primitives
Farm Girl Dreamer