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Expansive and Free

“I’ve never looked big a day in my life. No matter. My daughter and I pay attention. We know what the world wants from us. We know we must decide whether to stay small, quiet, and uncomplicated or allow ourselves to grow as big, loud, and complex as we were made to be. Every girl…

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Angels and Warriors – May 2014

  Angels and Warriors Love Flash Mob – In May 2014, we raised $118,473.50 in 8.5 hours (with an average donation of $20) to help five families and the momma warriors of those families who were fighting Stage 4 cancer. All five families received what they needed from us – for one, it was a…

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Cards for Gabbi

The spirit of November’s Holiday Hands project continues, as our Gabbi and her amazing mom were profiled on the Today Show this week: Here is an excerpt from Today.com: Last month, Gabbie came home and told her mom she saw her classmates getting cards at school. The girl was devastated that she didn’t get one…

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Lynbrook

You are a Miracle. You are also a Miracle Worker. “We cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.” – Mama T “The world is run by the people who SHOW UP.” – Brilliant Monkee Ten days ago, we held our Monkee See- Monkee Do + Microsoft event at Lynbrook Elementary.…

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Guardian Angels – September 2013

Guardian Angels Love Flash Mob was held on September 17, 2013. We raised $100,000 in six hours – with maximum donations of $25 each. The funding was enough to provide four alert dogs as guardian angels and companions for children desperately in need of canine companions. Two children suffered from Type 1 Diabetes and needed diabetic…

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Battle Monument School

Please take seven minutes out of your day to watch this. Then spend another seven minutes showing it to your kids or someone you love. Show the people you love WHAT YOU DID. Show them WHAT THIS PLACE DID. What the hope and love you share here each day turned INTO. Show them what hope…

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Miracle Mindy

We first met Mindy in March 2012, when her neighbors reached out to the Monkees to see if we could help their family friends.  Mindy was a beloved mama battling stage 4 bone, lung, and liver cancer. Their much older car was in the shop with desperately needed repairs.  You can read about the first…

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Our Claudia

After an active life serving others as a fire fighter, EMT, paramedic, nurse, and flight medic Claudia found herself without a vehicle. In 2005, this single mama with three children, all of whom have Fragile X syndrome, was diagnosed with ALS,  also known as Lou Gherig’s disease.  Her health slowly deteriorated to the point where…

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Kairos for Croyles

On February 9, 2012, the Monkees held our first official Love Flash Mob, raising money to send a well-loved mama with cancer, Kristin Croyle, on vacation with her beautiful family.  The outpouring of love blew. us. away.  Giving only in increments of $5, $10, and $25, Monkees raised over $25,000 in 10 hours. You can…

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