Valentine's Day for CCA
This year, the CCA as a whole and 105.1 the Buzz helped
raise over $510,000 with this great fundraiser! Team
Maggie May did its part and helped raise $940, not
including a number of other donations made in Maggie's
name that weren't registered with the team! Woo-hoo!
Portland Light The Night Walk
This year this great event moved to the Oregon
Convention Center with a new route- over the Willamette,
down the water front and back. Team Maggie May had fun
walking with our balloons and raising donations for The
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!
St. Baldrick's Day
Nick O., Lucas S. and Tad K. are now sporting chrome
domes after the annual St. Baldrick's Day event that
helps fund childhood cancer research. This year it was
held at a new venue, the Oaks Park Dance Pavilion.
Together, they raised $1,805!
3rd Annual Spring Shopping Spree
This benefit event was held for the Children’s Cancer
Association and the American Cancer Society. Special
thanks to all of the independent consultants who
participated, and the shoppers! All of the consultant's
profits were donated to the Children’s Cancer Association
and/or the American Cancer Society in memory of Maggie May
St. Baldrick's Day
This time around, Lucas and Tim had their heads shaved
and raised $2,083 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. A
special "Thank You" to everyone that made this event
8th Annual Portland Light The Night Walk
Team Maggie May would like to personally thank all of
you who supported our team and this event. We were able to
raise a combined total of $3,005 with 27 walkers for The
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Wow!!!
St. Baldrick's Day
Well... We are all now bald. Team Maggie May would
like to thank all of you that helped support this cause
with us. Team Maggie May raised over $4700. The Portland
Barracuda chapter raised about $80,000.
Thanks again for helping out.
2005 - COTA for Maggie W. Fundraising
Our COTA for Maggie W. campaign in 2005 raised over
$90,000 including matching grants! COTA reported that at
the time we were one of their most successful fundraising
campaigns raising nearly double the average COTA
campaign. We couldn't have done it without each and every
one of our volunteers who so graciously gave of their
time and money. A million thank you's wouldn't be enough.
Godfather's Pizza Party
Thank you to everyone who joined us for pizza on
September 14th. Godfather's Pizza was gracious to host
this fundraiser at ten of their locations. Their donation
was $500.00 to Maggie's COTA account! Thank you
Texas Hold'em Tournament
A great big thank you and round of applause to Steve
Frazier and the team at Contract Furnshings Mart. What a
great party! CFM sponsored this event and provided Wild
Bill's Casino, Celebrate! Catering and prizes for the top
10 finishers. Wow! Thank you to Robert and Becky Alonzo
for thinking of a poker tournament and working down to
the wire to make it happen. Our thanks to the Home
Builder's Association of Portland for donating their
banquet space. Our evening would not have been complete
without our tournament players who helped us raise $3,500
for Miss Maggie. And, finally, a big congratulations to
our top 10 finishers!
Mother Daughter Tea Party
Thank you to Sharon Trett for such a fun idea. Moms,
daugthers, sons, grandmas, aunts, friends and more came
together on August 13th for one great party! Lunch was
delicious, the fashion show was fab and the raffle prizes
were great. And in the middle of all this fun, over
$1,500 was raised for Maggie May! A special thank you to
6-year-old Shelby who handmade little soaps to sell to
guests. She sold out her 60 bags of soaps in record time,
and congratulations to Katy and Becky Alonzo for the best
Washington Garage Sale
Thank you to Maggie's extended family in the Tacoma,
Washington area for their big garage sale. Aunts, uncles,
cousins and grandparents spent a weekend raising over
Thank you to Brenda Schumacher and the employees and
families from her child care center. In June, they had a
one-day only bake sale and raised over $300 for Maggie!
The Hearts of Teenagers
Thank you to Angelica and Melysa Mae two teenager
sisters with very big hearts. This family was so moved by
Maggie and her story, that they hit their neighborhood to
collect pop cans and raise money. In just two weeks, they
raised over $400 by knocking on doors and sharing Maggie'
s story. Wow!
Thank you to the students and families at Family Kicks
Taekwondo for thier very busy Car Wash. They raised over
$560 for little Miss Maggie!
What a turnout! Thank you to all of the moms who held
playdates at Papa's Pizza and all of the families who
invited friends to join them for dinner. Papa's Pizza
said it was a really busy lunch rush. This event raised
$818.12 for Maggie! We love pizza!
Thank you to Becky Alonzo for arranging such a fun
event! Over two and a half days, nearly 170 families came
together to dress up in cute, old-fashioned costumes with
big smiles for the camera! Thank you to Creative
Children's Center for donating the space, as well as all
of the volunteers who helped sell coupons and worked the
event. We can't say enough good things about our new
friends from Tennessee - the photographers from
Antiquities. We had so much fun working with them. We're
still crunching numbers, but it looks like we'll raise
Garage Sale #2
Thank you to Becky and Bob Alonzo who hosted our
second garage sale. We couldn't have done another weekend
of sales without all of the family and friends who gave
us even more items to sell. A special thanks to the
volunteers who also made it possible.. We took advantage
of the holiday weekend, and sold almost another $2,100 of
items in three days! A big thank you to little Katy who
sold cookies too!
Heroes at Work
Thank you to the 1/1 Special Forces Batallion in
Okinawa Japan. This team of American soldiers just
returned from an 8-month tour of duty in Iraq. Upon their
return to their base in Japan, they organized a donation
drive for Maggie and raised $1,100! A special thank you
to Maggie's Uncle Vince, Kami and Kirk who help organized
this special fundraiser.
White Elephant Auction
A big thank you to the Killion family and Spartan
Mortgage for hosting a White Elephant Auction in their
office. Together, these employees raised $1,200 in just
four days! What a great idea!
Dining at Chevy's
Thank you to everyone who turned out for lunch, happy
hour and/or dinner at Chevy's. Our waitress that night
said it was the busiest she'd seen since Mother's Day. We
had the staff hoppin'. Chevy's will donate almost $400 to
Maggie's COTA account. Not bad for a night off from
Our first garage sale was a huge success! Thanks to
Sharon Trett for organizing the garage sale. We couldn't
have done it without our team of volunteers as well as
all of the friends and neighbors who donated items for
the sale. We raised over $2,200 in just two days!
Garage Sale Lemonade Stand
Thank you to Ali, Lucas, Josh, Keenan, Nick and Katy
for hosting the Lemonade and Cookie Stand during the
garage sale. They raised $96!
Josh & Keenan's Kool-Aid Stand
Thank you to Josh and Keenan who used the power of
persuasion to sell over $50 at their Kool-Aid stand. We
understand mom and the neighbors helped bring the
The Maggie May Golf Tournament
This event, hosted by VenCore Solutions, was fabulous!
Over 100 golfers hit the course in Oregon City on a
beautiful, sun-filled day, and we had almost 90 items in
the silent auction. Results are still being tabulated,
but it looks like we raised over $30,000! Thank you to
VenCore Solutions, our hole sponsors, donators and
Thank you to 5-year-old Lucas who has been selling
little peppermint mints to everyone and anyone who walks
in the front door of his house. He actually charges
admission into his room when friends come to play.
Friends, family and Mommy's customers have enjoyed the
mints, and Lucas has deposited over $80 into Maggie's
Ali & Her 2nd Grade Class
Ali and her friends have been selling bracelets and
accepting donations in a coin jar in Ms. Carlson's
Classroom. To date they have contributed over $196
dollars to COTA for Maggie! Thank you!
Tina Koffel & The Employees of US Bank
Thank you to Tina and company who are raising funds
with canisters on their desks and bracelet & magnet
sales. Donations so far are well over $100!
Nicholas & His 3rd Grade Class
Through word of mouth and a coin drive, these 3rd
graders are working together to collect donations for
Maggie's account. With over $56 in donations, it's so
great to see our young friends making a difference in
Family Kicks Taekwondo
Thank you to our friends at Family Kicks Taekwondo who
raised $140.00 at their concession stand on May 21st for
Maggie's COTA account at their Spring Tournament! They
have also been selling COTA bracelets and accepting
donations in their canisters to the tune of nearly $200!
Thank you Family Kicks!
Stampin' Up Stamp Camp
Thank you to Stampin' Up consultant Shannon Krone and
her customers who raised $250.00 at Shannon's May Stamp
Camp to benefit Maggie's COTA account!
Spring Shopping Spree
Thank you to the independent consultants who came
together for a day of shopping in May. To date, this
event has raised over $2,000!
St. Baldrick's Day
On April 3, 2005, Maggie's cousin, Nicholas Alonzo,
joined two of Maggie's doctors for a shaving! Nicholas
collected $2,399 in donations for shaving his head. These
funds went to the national St. Baldrick's Foundation
which helps fund research for childhood cancer. Their
goal is to reach the day where all children with cancer
have a cure! Thank you Nicholas!