WE NEED SUPPORT for Karli to compete in Pre-Teen America: ANY LITTLE AMOUNT HELPS!!!!

For: Karli Noelle
Organizer: shannon
of $200 goal.
Raised by 8 donors
69% Complete
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The Story

Pre-Teen was founded in 1990 for the purpose of recognizing young ladies 7-12 years of age with high academic rankings, outstanding personal achievements, school activities and volunteer service participation, leadership abilities, sports accomplishments and creative talents.Since its inception, over 100,000 bright and gifted young ladies have participated in the program nationwide and the program has awarded over $1,500,000 in Educational Savings Bonds, Scholarships and Awards. In addition, the program has donated over $425,000 to its national charity, The Shriners Hospitals for Children headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
Karli has always made us proud with her mostly straight 'A's. Most of her weekly test she comes home with %100 or better!. We really try to reward her as much as we can. I think what makes her fill with pride is when she hears how proud WE are of her. I always ask her, "how do these grades and awards make you feel" she responds, "Very happy and proud of myself". As a parent its wonderful to actually see your child having a good self esteem, and a general really good feeling about her academics. They are just as important for her as they are to us. When she was hospitalized for a week she really missed school. So she tried to make her own school day. She had quite a few books to read, she would participate in the hospitals art hour. She was estatic when she was finaly well enough to return to school. :) Its one thing to know how remarkable your own child is...but to have a state wide program select her to go straight to being a finalist, the feeling is indescribable. Karli herself is very excited! She planning her competitions,dances,outfits,interview topics,etc. In her mind she's going to be there and she's going to win that $4000.00! Reality is we really need help to get her there. This is once in a lifetime and we really want her to be there. Thats why we are asking for sponsors, and support from family and friends. Please, a little bit from many people WILL help out! The more support Karli knows she has the more confidence she has in herself!
Thankyou, Shannon

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on May 8, 2013 by shannon
We so much appreciate those who found it in their heart to give! We have now gotten enough for the entry fee. Karli is also competing in TWO other optional events. A talent competition in which she will be dancing. The other is a Louisiana Costume competition. Each additional competition have added entry fees at $50 for each. For the dance we need to find a choreographer and pay. We also need a costume and props for the talent portion. Fortunately we have a probable costume for the La representation costume portion. Theres still a need for support and donations guys. If you havent yet, or heck if u wanna give again WE could really use all that we can get. Y'all have been wonderful so far! It doesn't have to be some big amount at all, with a bunch of people giving just $5 or even $1 would really would do so much for us. Please consider giving, you arent just supporting Karli you are also supporting an amazing charity, Shriners Hospitals for Children. Thanks


Posted on May 3, 2013 by shannon
We have gotten More supporters who went straight to Paypal and they arent recognized here so I want to update and Give BIG THANK YOUS to them!

  • Steven and Kaitlyn Barron- Karli's Godparents & AMAZING supporters! they have given Karli the biggest donation ever! We couldn't believe it but cant be more thankful! Love yall soooo much! This really means alot to Karli and our Fam!
  • Hayley Witt- Karli's cousin from Fla. Hayley's in her first year of college and we're really proud of her doing it independently far from home! On top of that she took the time to give her support for her lil cousin! we love you Hayley!!
  • Sheena Gauthreaux + Fam- Has given support for Karli. Thank You so Much Nina,Uncle Michael and baby Jacob! Love y'all sooo much! AWESOME!xoxoxo
  • Kristian Pellegrin- My cousin, thank you so much for supporting Karli! Cant express  how thankful we are to you and everyone! Love you Kristian
  • Kristy Roussel- As well! We Greatly appreciate your love and support! Everytime Karli hears about another supporter she gets this smile and we can see it on her face she's just so happy! 
All of you guys have been so amazing and Karli is so pumped up for this competition. When i tell her "hey you have more donations" i wish yall can see her face!. Big smile and she just looks so confident. Then she goes in her room, closes the door (LOL) and shes Dancing, Talking, and practicing! Its doing alot for her self-esteem. I can see it! She wants that scholarship prize and she wants to work hard to get it! Every one of you can take credit for this "pump up" for her. I love you all again Thanks so much!

Posted on May 1, 2013 by shannon
Wow! you guys are great! Cam, Mommy Cat. and Cheria...Thank you so much for support well wishes! 

Posted on April 29, 2013 by shannon
Thanks SOOOOOOO much to Whitney Bedo!!!!!! We appreciate your support! You are amazing! I love my family! Whitney is amazing, but we still need alot more sponsors and supporters. :)

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