Helping Other People Every Day

Upcoming & Past Events

7th Annual Kickball Tournament


Thank you to everyone who came out to our annual kickball tournament at the Valley View Fields in Bloomington, MN – the sun was shining and it couldn’t have been a better day.

Thank you to our sponsors

Horizon Agency, Inc., Chubb Insurance Group, TCF Bank, Flanery Brothers, Wenzel Heating & Air Conditioning, Fresco, Inc., The Cellular Connection, Ernst & Young and GR Promotions.

Thank you to the teams who participated – you were so fun to watch.

Family Division

Don’t Stop Believing, Just for Kicks, Kickin Cousins, Kickin for Adrian, Scorpions, One Kick Wonders

Competitive Division

K-Bunnies, Just Like High Schook, Ballsagna, Foot Clan, Sparkle Ponies, Wild Things, Unleashed, Summertime Brew, Swift Kick in the Grass, Balls Deep, Balls & Dolls, Saved by The ball.

2014 Kickball Champs - Competitive Division - Summertime Brew 2014 Kickball Champs - Family Division Just for Kicks

Winners – Family Division – Just for Kicks and the Competitive Division, Summertime Brew

Thank you to everyone who purchased raffles tickets and to all of the companies who donated gift certificates or products – if your ticket was pulled you should have received your raffle item or it has been mailed.

MN Wild Tickets – 4 Tickets – Donated by Ernts & Young – Winner – Josh G

SamSung Tab 2 7 inch tablet – Donated by The Cellular Connection – Winner – Scott H.

Quilt – Maple Grove Quilters Group – Winner – Joe Hasling

CD – Fix Me Up (Zach Sobiech)

Fly a Little Higher book (Laura Sobiech)

MN Arboretum – 4 VIP Passes

Mill City Museum – 4 Passes

Gutherie Theate – 2 Tickets

Poor Richards – Gift Cards (2) $25 each

The Works Museum – 4 Passes

Joke Joint – Passes

Gold Nugget – 1 GC $25

Roasted Pear Restaurant – 1 GC $20

ChiroCenter – 1 GC (hour massage)

Personal Trainer – 1 GC (The Sabes Jewish Community Center)

Creative Confections by Heidi – 1 GC – Cupcakes

Erik’s Bike Shop – 1 GC $25

Brave New Workshop – 2 Passes

Rocco Altobelli – 2 GC – $20 each

Chanhassen – Dinner & Show for 2

Granola

BBQ Basket

Cowboy Jacks bucket with GC

Mary Kay Basket

Von Foss

Air Maxx Trampoline

Hope Basket

Pillowcase – set of 2

Mark your calendar for next year – the last Saturday in September 2015

In Hope

Quarterly Sewing Events


Pillowcase and chemo bag

Pictured – Co-founder Kim Anderson and volunteer Amelia Merfeld

 

Looking for a way to help out but are not able to make a monetary donation come join us at our quarterly  sewing event held at our Sponsor facility the Four Seasons Quilts, 9708 63rd Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN – owner Joann.  Thank you so much for the use of your facility we are able to bring together 12-15 people to design, cut, sew, iron some of the most beautiful pillowcases and chemo bags.  Time is 12:00 (noon) to 5p.m.  We have people come who love to iron but don’t sew, we have those those love to sew but don’t like to iron, others have the eye to put patterns together.  We meet new people every quarter and are able to share our goals and mission with them.  Great fellowship event.

7th Annual Kickball Tournament 9-27-2014


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It is time to get your teams together for our annual Kickball Tournament.

This year we have 3 divisions:

Co-Ed Competitive Division, entire team must be 16+ for teams who wish to have a competitive game (equal number of woman and men on each team) double elimination

Co-Ed Non-Competitive Division, for teams looking to play a friendly and fun game, entire team must be 16+  (equal number of woman and men on each team) 2 game guarantee

Family Division, for teams looking to play games for fun, teams will be made up of players of all ages, 2 game guarantee

The day starts out with a balloon release where we honor and remember those that have gone through or going through a journey.

Raffle will be held again and tickets will be on sale in the next two weeks.

Bone Marrow Drive will be held from 9am to 12:00 noon.

Any questions on teams contact Jodi Olson at 612-940-3906 or btoh_kickball@yahoo.

If you are interested in being a sponsor or would like to donate to our raffle contact Kim Anderson at 612-599-4221 or kanderson000@yahoo.com

Thank you.

BTOH Running for Hope – 5k Walk/Run


Looking for a fun family event come on out to Bunker Hills park, 550 bunker Lake Blvd NW, Andover, MN 55304 on Sunday June 29, 2014.   Run/Walk 5k – Age 12 & Up Cost $30 per person.  Run/Walk 5k – Group registration – Age Group/Open $150 per group.  Run/Walk 5K – Child under age 12 (children in strollers are free) $15.

Please join us for the 2014 5k Run/Walk event to benefit Blair’s Tree of Hope (read about the charity at www.blairstreeofhope.org)! Come run or walk on June 29th, 2014, at the beautiful Bunker Hills Regional Park in Andover, MN!

This 5k run/walk event is a USATF-certified course that loops through the rolling trails throughout the park.  Snacks and beverages will be available pre- and post- race (cash donation appreciated; all proceeds go to Blair’s Tree of Hope). All participants will receive a race T-shirt, Bib number, and goodie bag with coupons and freebies!

Bring the whole family for a fun-filled day with activities for all ages! All proceeds go to benefit the families of terminally ill children and to fulfill the mission of Blair’s Tree of HOPE: Helping Other People Everyday!!

NOTE: Bunker Hills is a Regional park with a $5.00 park admission per vehicle.  There is also parking available outside the park where you may walk or bike into the park. 

FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE! BE SURE TO CHECK THE FUNDRAISING OPTION ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE TO SET UP YOUR PERSONAL FUNDRAISING WEBSITE!

FROM EVERYONE AT BLAIR’S TREE OF HOPE AND FROM ALL OF THE FAMILIES IN NEED…

THANK YOU!!

Event schedule and times

9:00am: Check-in/Same Day Registration Begins: $35.00 registration fee for same day registration

10:00am: 5k Begins

11:00am: Awards for Top Fundraisers

1:00pm: Official Event End Time

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Blairs-Tree-of-Hope-5k-RunWalk/2323…

We welcome anyone who would like to be one of the sponsors you can contact Grace Rasmussen (763)355-4298.

Thank you.

H.O.P.E.

 

BTOH May Sewing Project


Sunday May 18th at 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Four Seasons Quilt Shop

9708 63rd Avenue North

Maple Grove, MN 55369

Looking for 20-25 volunteers who would be interested in sewing pillow cases for us to deliver to families at the Minneapolis Children’s and the U of MN Amplatz hospitals.  Thanks to Stephanie Merfeld for working with us to make Chemo Bags for kids going through chemo treatment…  You would need to bring your sewing machine and tools, we will provide the material unless you have some really cool material you would like to donate.   We will be trying to have the sewing projects every 3 to 4 months so if you can’t make it one month maybe the next.  A special thank you to Joann at the Four Seasons Quilt Shop for letting us use your facility for this project.

Any questions let us know.

Contact Kim Anderson

kanderson000@yahoo.com

H.O.P.E.