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Getting in the Seany Spirit

The holidays are here! And we have a great gift idea for you that is not only cool but also benefits kids fighting cancer:

Buy a bracelet or a tshirt, and proceeds go to The Seany Foundation!

Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Give the gift that keeps on giving with these holiday suggestions from The Seany Foundation:

A Holiday Party with Heart

Host your own holiday party to benefit children with cancer. An ugly sweater party? A holiday tapas dinner? It’s easy to raise funds and cheer, while having fun with friends. Create your own invite page today at StayClassy.org!

 

Holiday Shopping for Good

Do your online gift shopping through GoodShop.com.

Shop at more than 2,400 merchants including Best Buy, Toys “R” Us, and others, and a percentage of each purchase will go to The Seany Foundation! Just list “The Seany Foundation” as your cause of choice.

 

Make the Holidays Brighter

Send a tribute to honor someone you love.

Just click “Tribute Donation” on our donate page, and we’ll be sure to send a personalized letter acknowledging your gift!

Erin Reed Joins the Fight

The Seany Foundation like to share this heartfelt story in Erin’s own words:

“Five years ago my mom died of cancer. A brutally random, generally pediatric form of bone cancer called Ewings sarcoma. My stomach still turns after saying those two ugly words. Over the past five years I have experienced every imaginable emotion. I have been left lonely from the loss of my best friend; devastated over the loss that my children are experiencing, yet are unaware of (I was seven weeks pregnant with my first son when she passed) and pissed off that I now have to cook Christmas dinner. I exchanged most of my wedding gifts for shoes. I was never planning on knowing how to cook a roast, or explain to my children ‘why they can’t see god.’ These were going to be her jobs, not mine. Now, I am a mom of two, and I have shelves of stilettos covered in dust, and I just made Halloween cookies that tasted like chicken because I own only one baking sheet. Life was supposed to be different. Aside from sadness, anger and loneliness, my latest emotion is shame. I am so deeply ashamed that I have hidden behind this veil of sadness and have not done one thing to honor my mom’s memory. It has been so difficult to see her picture, or even speak her name, but she deserves better than that, because she was awesome. The type of mom that all of the other kids wished their mom could be just a little bit more like. The type of mom that I will never be, but cling to the hope that I just might because I have a little of her DNA. One thing is for sure – she never served me chicken-flavored halloween cookies. So why am I so publicly sharing this? Because I’m learning that childhood cancer is the number one killler of children. It kills more than asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and pediatric AIDS COMBINED, yet the National Cancer Institute spends less than 3% of it’s $4.6 billion budget on pediatric cancer and the National Cancer Society spends less than 70 cents per $100. It’s unacceptable. I have already lost one love to pediatric cancer. I cannot loose my two naughty, dirty boys who break windows, run with scissors and refuse to eat their vegetables. That will take me out. Sadly, I know that the boogie man is real. He’s already visited me and I’m terrified that he will return. So here’s my start to honor my mom and join in the fight against pediatric cancer:

I have a tiny online jewelry site called Gypsy Sol Designs (www.etsy.com/shop/gypsysoldesigns) I will be donating 25% of my profits in November and December to The Seany Foundation (www.theseanyfoundation.org). They work really hard to support cancer research and do cool things for kids with Ewings Sarcoma and other forms of pediatric cancer. So, if you’ll be holiday shopping, think of me. Thanks for letting me share my story. I can’t wait to cut the Seany Foundation a fat check in the name of the friends of Valerie Farris, because there were many. Xo.”

Thank you, Erin. And welcome to Team Seany!

 

Shop Online with Seany This Holiday!

Did you know that when you buy your holiday gifts online, part of your purchase can go toward childhood cancer research and the new teen activity center at Children’s Hospital?

This holiday season, do a good deed while you get your gift shopping done online!  Use our link to buy flowers, plants, and gourmet goodies, and Proflowers will donate $10 of every purchase to The Seany Foundation!

If you follow this link and make a purchase, you can even receive a FREE vase!

Shop with Seany at www.proflowers.com/theseanyfoundation

But, wait.  The buck doesn’t stop there.  With GoodShop,  you can browse great online deals from over 600 affiliated merchants, such as Best Buy, Macy’s, Target, Delta, and Amazon.com.  GoodShop will donate a percentage of each purchase made to your favorite charity!  (Just remember to pick The Seany Foundation as your charity of choice in the drop-down menu.)

GoodShop: You Shop...We Give!

Make the holidays merry with a little easy holiday shopping done from the comfort of your home and the bottom of your heart…

Seany’s Shop for a Cure Boosts Holiday Cheer

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Check out some nice photos from Seany’s Shop for a Cure on Seany’s Flickr account.  Photography compliments of Amy Mauth.

Good Shop This Holiday Season


GoodSearch: You Search...We Give!

What if The Seany Foundation earned a donation every time you searched the Internet? Or how about if a percentage of every purchase you made online went to support our cause? Well, now it can!

GoodSearch.com is a new Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. Use it just as you would any search engine, get quality search results from Yahoo, and watch the donations add up!

GoodShop.com is a new online shopping mall which donates up to 30 percent of each purchase to your favorite cause! Hundreds of great stores including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, ebay, Macy’s and Barnes & Noble have teamed up with GoodShop and every time you place an order, you’ll be supporting your favorite cause.

And if you download the GoodSearch – Seany Foundation toolbar, our cause will earn money every time you shop and search online – even if you forget to go to GoodShop or GoodSearch first! Add the Seany Foundation toolbar at http://www.goodsearch.com/toolbar/seany-foundation

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Seany’s Shop for a Cure Tomorrow!

Come join us for some complimentary appetizers and live music from noon-2pm at Tommy Bahama in La Jolla.  Tommy Bahama La Jolla will donate 10% of all sales to The Seany Foundation to help combat pediatric cancer.  Hope to see you there!

Seany’s Shop for a Cure

After you have fun with us at Seany Movie Night, be sure to swing by Tommy Bahama La Jolla on Saturday, November 21 to help us shop for a cure!

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