Our vision at My Heart Smiles LLC, is “to inspire children of all ages to believe in their dreams and to provide the support to see them through.”
A percentage of the profit of My Heart Smiles LLC is donated annually to organizations and programs that embody the spirit of “My Heart Smiles.”
Our hearts are smiling! We are thrilled to announce that this spring My Heart Smiles is one of the sponsors of the Grant Henriksen Memorial Fund booth in the Children’s Activity Area at The UP Builder’s Show at the Superior Dome in Marquette on March 4-6th, 2016.
Here’s some of the things happening in the 2016 Children’s Area:
Giant legos! Face painting! Crafts! A Bouncy House! Arts…Coloring! Pages to color are from My Heart Smiles Humongous Coloring Book! Yes,AND… there will be an expanded sitting area for parents…Ahhhhh!
All donations raised will go directly to the Grant Henriksen Memorial Fund:
The Grant Henriksen Memorial Fund (GHMF)is a nonprofit fund devised to help families of the Upper Peninsula whose child is battling cancer, requiring treatments and/or surgeries outside of the U.P.
Families have many different types of expenses, including the possible loss of income during their child’s battle against cancer. This fund was originated because of the Henriksen’s personal experiences in fighting their own battle against childhood cancer.
For over two years the Henriksen family traveled back and forth from the UP to Ann Arbor and Madison for weekly chemotherapy treatments and multiple surgeries. They found that being able to take their child to dinner or a movie or a simple family outing, such as an arcade, became extremely important during this time. Most times it was necessary to take lodging to and from hospital stays. All of these expenses are not technically considered medical expenses, but the Henriksen’s did consider them to be necessary.
Without help from others in the community, their family struggles would have been even greater during the most difficult time imaginable.
All of the money raised for the Grant Henriksen Memorial Fund money is donated without stipulations on how the funds are used and is entirely confidential. All they ask is that the family you are requesting the funds for will use the money for what is best for the child and his/her family.
The GHMF sells NO Oscar T-Shirts and Golf Shirts year round. However, the primary source of money raised comes in during The Annual GHMF Golf Scramble. For more information about the fund, how you can help someone you may know or to participate in this year’s scramble contact The Grant Henriksen Memorial Fund at (906) 250-0051 or (906) 271-0400, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are some photos from last year’s event
Link: http://mqtbx.org/ Look under the “Children’s Area” tab.