My name is Lizzie, I'm 10 years old and in the 4th grade.
I like origami and drawing, and littlest pet shop. I love Hello Kitty too.
I have 3 sisters and 2 brothers. My little sister Becca gets her finger poked sometimes to make sure her sugar level is ok. My mommy has some friends whose kids are sick with diabetes, and I wanted to do something to help, so my mommy and I came up with the Cranes 4 a Cure. I want to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. My sister is lucky, she doesn't have diabetes, but a lot of kids do, and it isn't fair. Anyone can get juvenile diabetes, you don't have to have a family history. I think they need to find a cure fast so the kids who have it can be needle free, I don't like needles.

So I guess you want to know what Cranes 4 a Cure is.
It is said that anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish. Sometimes relatives or friends fold the cranes for someone who has an illness in hopes for recovery or a long life.

My goal is to raise $1,000.00. For every dollar I raise, I am going to make an origami crane and put the name of the person who sent me that dollar on the wing. Then I am going to string all the cranes together and give it to the juvenile diabetes foundation with all the money I raise. Then my wish will be to find a cure. Please help me help those kids with this bad disease. My mommy says she will take a picture of every crane I make and post it here for everyone to see. For more information, please email my mommy, her name is Jenny. A dollar isn't a lot, but it can make a difference. I hope to get some pictures of kids you can help soon.
Thank you.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Cranes 58 - 60

Cranes 58, 59 and 60 are possible because of Delores, Melanie and Cris.
It's been a busy week around my house this week. I'm so behind on photos. These were actually for yesterday but my mommy has been sick. I didn't forget a picture of my brothers and sisters, I just can't get them to sit still. Mommy let me have the little camera to take pictures, maybe I will try again tonight.

I do have some exciting news to share though. Next Wednesday WEAR is coming to my school to interview me for a story for the news. How cool is that? I can't wait. The other thing I wanted to share is that you don't have to put blogspot after cranes4acure anymore. you can just type and it brings you right to this page. My daddy bought me a domain name. Thank you everyone who has donated. See you tomorrow!

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations, Lizzie! That is great news. If you are able to get it recorded please post a video link for us to see. The cranes are looking great :-)