Happy Mother's Day!
Today, we're sending our love and thanks to all the great moms out there.
As someone who knows they won the mom lottery, I understand how incredibly impactful having a supportive, loving, empowering mother can be. I also appreciate that sometimes mom-life is hard and not everyone is lucky enough to have the kindness, access to healthy food, and basic necessities that I was given growing up. This is one of the reasons we, Blended For You, supports organizations that help women and families like BC Women's Hospital Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, and our fresh food Edmonds Healthy Heroes donation program.
Given our recent launch into Alberta, we'd love to get connected with the community family-focused charities in this area. If you have an idea, please email us: Alberta Community Ideas
Please meet the two Moms who are the winners of our Celebrating You gift packs below.
Founder & CEO
Congratulations Kara & Jen
Meet Kara Kalin (nominated by Jen Murtagh)
Kara plays a significant impact in the lives of all the people she comes in contact with. She has dedicated the better part of her life to helping people reach their highest potential and through her work as a Registered Clinical Counselor and high-performance sports coach, she has positively impacted thousands of people (most especially young girls). The most beautiful thing about Kara is how beautiful her heart is. She treats people with empathy, warmth and kindness.
Kara just delivered twin girls (2 weeks ago) and was pregnant through much of Covid. Her pregnancy was ROUGH - she was sick daily, blinding headaches and all the pains you can imagine while carrying twins (both delivered at 7 lbs each). During this time her youngest son, 2 years old started having febrile seizures and Kara had to rush him to the hospital, both personally and via ambulance multiple times with many overnight stays at BC Children's. She was resilient, positive and strong through all of it. She is the most dedicated mother I have ever met and loves creating special memories for her children. She now has a 3 year old, 5 year old and two newborn twin girls. Kara battled through this pregnancy with very little childcare support as her parents live in Alberta. Kara is a loving, patient and amazing mother. She inspires me every day - in both her actions and her words. She is also in desperate need of sustenance right now! :)
Meet Jen Murtagh
Jen, who nominated Kara, is getting our second Celebrate You gift package. Jen has been a long-time champion of countless community organizations and charities, is an entrepreneur, mom of two and never ending in her support of women's health and empowerment. We loved the kind, heartfelt words Jen shared about Kara and really wanted to send some love back around to her.
Feature Heads Up: in next week's e-news customer feature, you'll be meeting the bold and courageous Suzanne Hampson of Calgary based Bar Star Buch. This mom, entrepreneur, honest, straight-talking woman's story caught our ears when she first became a customer last month. We can't wait for you to meet her.