Meredith, Ashley, and Jessica
The Tega Cay Fall Festival was a huge success! Thanks to all the volunteers who helped us paint faces, paint
children's hands for our ceramic tiles and helped us sell our blue
1998 - Our very first event. Where the
password to allow entrance into the event was "I'm A Kool Kid"
Charlotte, North Carolina
"Kaps for Kool Kids" summer pool party for pediatric
oncology patients and their families was so much fun. A variety
of "kool kaps" were given to the children and then
autographed by the local celebrities.
Christmas "Kaps For Kool
Kid" sponsored by Avon to benefit the Children's Hospital of Birmingham
was an event like no other. Pediatric patients and
their families were greeted by Santa where they enjoyed lots of
delicious food, wonderful give-a-ways and even the chance to meet
Fort Mill, South Carolina
Gold Hill Elementary 1st grade
students wrote special pink and red valentine get well greetings for
the pediatric patients to enjoy. All patients love to receive mail
especially written by other children their age.
our way to Denver, Colorado for the 6th treasure chest
dedication! This special treasure chest will be dedicated in the
memory of the columbine High School Students and their teacher who
lost their lives on April 20, 2001.
NC Brownie Troup #76
Brownie Troop #76 made beautiful fleece, "Tie-Knot"
blankets for the pediatric patients at their local
children's hospital. They even made extra blankets
for us to place in the Denver Children's Hospital
treasure chest. Thank you also to the their brownie
troop leader, Ann Del Vecchio, for helping these kids
realize that they are never too young to help make a
Mill, SC Women's Auxiliary
Mill, SC Women's Auxiliary works extra hard every year to provide toys
for the treasure chest at Piedmont Hospital in Rock Hill, SC.
you for donating the Christmas stockings and candles.
We had "sew" much fun during our recent
Blue jean purses, picture frames, and fleece baby blankets were a
for the 2007 HOLIDAY SEASON Tega Cay, SC
The "I'm a Kool Kid" Angel Tree sponsored by Tega Cay City Hall will soon
be placed to accept toy donations
Come back to see updates. We will have WONDERFUL pictures
to share and they will be posted very soon!
Past Issues - In The
-On December 20, 2006, The Herald Newspaper from Rock
Hill, SC nominated Melanie and her daughter Meredith as this years
"Herald Angels" for their ongoing dedication to improving the lives of
children with cancer and other life-threatening illness.
On January 3 2007, Fort Mill Times wrote a follow-up
article to highlight the very successful "Angel Tree" hosted by Tega
Cay City Hall. Over 500 toys were donated from the Dollar Tree
in Fort Mill, SC to add to the great donation of toys provided by
local citizens from Tega Cay and Fort Mil. This HUGE donation of
toys will help us provide gifts for area hospital year round.
Thank you citizens!
-On November 9, 2004, Lake Wylie Pilot featured
Melanie Conger in an article about people in the community who make
and so many more articles . . .