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.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Cranes 697-711

 Cranes 697-701 are Pierce, Logan, Stephanie, Gabriella and Cuong.
Cranes 702-706 are Chy, Pamela, Cam, Pamela and Gabriella.

Cranes 707-711 are Laurie, Jeff, Hettie, Michelle and Tommy.

I've been trying to finish making my cranes.  I think I need more paper.  Mommy says she is going to get me some this weekend. 
This is our new puppy Rosie.  I really like her.  She doesn't cry at night and likes to play with us.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Cranes 682-696

 Cranes 682-686 are Kathleen, Allison, Zach, Luke and Chy
 Cranes 687-691 are Zach, Luke, Shane, Hettie and Cuong
Cranes 692-696 are Gabriella, Zach, Tommy, Pamela and Dona.

Lots of things have been going on here lately.  I finished my project for PATS class.  Everyone liked it.  My mommy and daddy went to New Orleans for a conference last weekend, so me and my brothers and sisters stayed with my nana and papa.  It was fun.  Becca wanted to go swimming.  Me and Morris started Hebrew school.  So far it's not that hard.   The best news though is we are getting a new puppy.  Nothing can replace Sally, and I still miss her.  But my papa and nana are letting us have one of their puppys.  I'm so excited! 

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Cranes 657-681

 Cranes 657-681 are all John.  My daddy got to meet John over the Christmas break.  He was really nice.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Cranes 632-656

Cranes 632-656 are Patsy, Dona and Anita.  Pasty is another photographer that my daddy knows.  She is so nice.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Cranes 607-631

Cranes 607-631 are B'Nai Israel Religious School.  They have really helped me out a lot.