Monday, May 30, 2011

Raffle for Kaden

ATTN: Please DO NOT use our ChipIn / PayPal account right now!
We just received an email from PayPal stating that our account has been suspended 
until we contact them. We did not realize that under their "Acceptable Use Policy" that we may not use PayPal to send or received payments for activities that involve 
an entry fee and a prize, such as raffles, drawings or lotteries. 


So, for now, if you wish to enter our raffle, please email me at ourfivetreasures@yahoo.com
and I will email you back with a mailing address of where to send a check.


Also please include with your email the following information:
1. The amount your check will be for and when you will be mailing your check.
2. The # of tickets you are purchasing and how you would like those tickets distributed.


I will email you back with a mailing address for where to send your check
and will also confirm your entries.


So sorry the any inconvenience that this may cause. 
Thank you very much for supporting our family!!!


Update: Our raffle will end at midnight on July 15th
So, if you plan to enter, please do so soon. 
Our goal is to reach $2,000 and you have helped us to raise $575 so far!




We are getting closer and closer to being able to travel to bring our sweet son home,
and oh boy are we getting excited!!
Our LOA (letter of approval) should be arriving soon, 
and once we receive our LOA we should be able to travel within 7-10 weeks! 


Our first raffle was a wonderful success, so we'd like to offer another raffle
to try and help raise money for some of our upcoming fees.
We have quite a few items for you to choose from - 15 to be exact, plus a give-a-way!
This raffle will be run a little differently than our first raffle 
in that you may choose which drawing each of your tickets are to be entered into.
(see below for all the details)


#1 - Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 14MP 
Digital Camera/Video Camera!



(This camera had a 5x wide angle zoom, 2.7" LCD, one touch HD movie, 
2GB internal memory, is shockproof up to 6.6 ft. waterproof up to 33ft.)

Check it out and see what you think at olympusamerica.com
We have this camera and absolutely love it!
We've taken this to the beach and not had to worry about the sand and salt water. We've taken it to a swimming pool and shot underwater photos and videos! This is a great camera!!




#2 - Psalm 83:2 - 8x10 Print
(watermark will not appear on print)


#3 - Cross - 8x10 Print
(watermark will not appear on print)



#4 - Crocheted Infant Hat 
(donated by Amy @ Crochetz)
(size 0-3 months, 100% acrylic, handwash)


#5 - $25 Toys R Us/Babies R Us gift card


#6 - Lite Brite


#7 - James 1:27 Poster
(designed by Kaden's Dad)
(poster available in 3 sizes - 16"x12", 20"x16", or 30"x23" - 
winner may choose which poster size they would like)


#8 - James 1:27 Cross Poster
(designed by Kaden's Dad)
(poster available in 3 sizes - 12"x16", 16"x20", or 23"x30" - 
winner may choose which poster size they would like)



#9 - Cookie Lee Jewelry - Dancing Pearl Necklace
(Dancing Pearl Necklace - Genuine Crystal. 15-18" adjustable, 5-strand.)




#10 - Got Love? Adopt. Beach Bag
(donated by Kelly @ minus1project.blogspot.com)



#11 - Solomon Beads Necklace
(donated by Stacy at solomonbeads.com)



#12 - Esther Poster 
(designed by Kaden's Dad)
(poster is 12" x 35"  watermark will not appear on print)


#13 - Mesa Verde Poster
(designed by Kaden's Dad)
(poster is 12" x 35"  watermark will not appear on print)



#14 - Crocheted Blanket
 (measures 29" x  29")


#15 - Angel Fountain
 (measures 12" high)


Here's how the tickets work:
We will hold a separate drawing for each of the 15 items and the give-a-way item, 
that way you have the chance to choose which item(s) you are interested in winning.

Drawing #1 will be for the Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Camera/Video Camera
1. Buy a raffle ticket for $10 and you get 1 chance to win
2. Buy 5 raffle tickets ($50) and get 6 chances to win
3. Buy 10 raffle tickets ($100) and get 12 chances to win
4. Our goal is to sell 150 camera tickets...once we reach our goal we will then do the drawing.

Drawings #2-#15 (see above for descriptions for each item #)
1. Buy a raffle ticket for $5 and you get 1 chance to win
2. Buy 5 raffle tickets ($25) and get 6 chances to win
3. Buy 10 raffle tickets ($50) and get 12 chances to win
4. Once we sell the 150 camera tickets, we will do the drawings for these items as well.

To purchase raffle tickets please email us at ourfivetreasures@yahoo.com for a mailing address to send in payments by check. Also, when you email us please let us know how many tickets you would like and which item #(s) you would like each of your tickets to go towards . (Example: you purchased 10 raffle tickets for $50 and you get 12 chances to win - 2 tickets #2,  3 tickets #4,  3 tickets #10  &  4 tickets #11). 

We will send you a confirmation email within 1-2 days of receiving your payment and entry information. If you do not hear from us, your entry may not have been received; therefore, please email us so that we can double check things.


Give Away Item!!
Solomon Bead Bracelet
(donated by Stacy at solomonbeads.com)
 How to win the Solomon Bead Bracelet:
1. Post a link on your blog about our raffle and get 1 entry towards the bracelet
2. Post a link on Facebook and get 1 entry towards the bracelet
3. If you post a link on both places, you get 2 entries!
**you must let me know you've done this though - 
please email me at ourfivetreasures@yahoo.com**

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