Last night we had a huge Days for Girls Event here in Orem. We had about 400 Young Single Adults in one place at one time, creating something that will change lives. It was amazing. There’s a good deal of preparation that goes into an event this big. Imagine keeping that many kids busy and productive for 2 hours! It was so much fun.
We can prepare cotton and flannel fabric by purchasing, washing, folding, ironing, cutting and matching and organizing projects. We can have washcloths and underwear dyed and ready to fold. We can have 100s of bags sewn, ready for threading drawstrings. We can have instructions printed and classrooms organized, but nothing we did prepared me for the conversations I had with individuals who learned why we do what we do, and responded with, “How can I be more involved in this movement??” Tonight I also saw lives changing here. For some, all it takes is awareness and an opportunity to help. I love being involved with an organization that introduces good people with open hearts to ways they can share and help others. It’s magical.
This next generation is pretty amazing. Come take a look:
Refreshments served:Unloading the 3 carloads of finished goodness after the event:Life is good here and life will be WAY better for the girls who receive these kits someday soon. Thanks to all who came to help last night. I think we all went to bed happy.