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Thank you for your donation to Team Cupcake Mafia! Together, we will meet our goal to raise $10,000 for the Make a Wish Foundation of Colorado.
- For your $5 donation, you will receive the My Hope pattern that was generously designed and donated by Laura Linneman of The Knit Girllls.
- For a $10 donation, you will receive the My Hope pattern and one entry into the drawing for some amazing prizes (see my blog for more info on the prizes) - Each additional $10 will get you an additional entry into the drawing - If you donate $30, you will receive the pattern, 3 entries in the drawing and one entry into a special drawing for some incredible prizes including a skein of FiberNymph's Nyan Cat yarn!
You will receive an email from me within approximately 24 hours of your donation with a code to download the pattern from Ravelry.
Please do not email the fundraising site contact for questions regarding the pattern.
The donation amounts below are set up by the fundraising site and I can't change them. You can enter any amount in the empty box below the suggested amounts. Every donation makes a huge difference and gets us close to our goal of granting three wishes for deserving kids and their families. Again, thank you!!
Unfortunately, we are not able to take donations from outside of the U.S. using this system. If you live outside of the U.S. and would like to make a donation, send me an email at lynnazimmerman AT mac DOT com.
Fundraising Campaign Message: Thanks helping us grant wishes for the kids of Make-A-Wish of Colorado! Not only are you helping to make a difference, but teams get extra incentives for raising funds too.
$30 - Early Passport Release
*Teams get the chance to have a mystery leg of the course revealed the night before race day. No brainer!
$100 - Course Clue
*Teams will receive a clue the night before race day that will give them an extra edge while out on the course. (ex., answer to a difficult puzzle, address to a mystery location, etc.)
$300 - Beer Wristband at the After Party
*Teams will get a special bracelet at the after party that will allow them unlimited cold beers.
$500 - Charity Bomb
*As a Thank You for raising the highest level of funds for a good cause, teams have the opportunity to drop a charity bomb on the competition & "explode" to the front of a line anywhere on the course! (You can only detonate a bomb once)
$ Top Pledge Earner gets a SUPER SECRET AWESOME PRIZE!
Good luck ~ Lisa Shoemaker Good luck! ~ Beth Sokoloff Heard about this through The Knit Girllls. Sounds amazing....good luck! ~ Cindy Shenkman What a wonderful thing you are doing! Good luck tomorrow! ~ Susan Connelly Good luck! ~ Linda Ford You are an inspiration in so many ways - I'm proud you're my friend, Lynn! <3 ~ Lisa Loftis Knitcentral on Ravelry ~ Maryann Walsh Awesome fundraising! I've been meaning to donate for awhile and was just reminded on a podcast I was watching. :). Good luck! ~ Rae Lynne Chase So continuing my tradition, I donate once, knit the pattern and come back and donate again when I finish. Happy to contribute because I've seen the happiness Make a Wish brings to families. ~ Katherine Drivas imjustlori on Ravelry. Go Lynn, go! ~ Lori Beard Congrats on making your goal! javajennie on Plurk/Ravelry ~ Jennie Kaderabek Thanks for allowing Ravelers to help you support this great cause!! ~ Sarah Dauro Congrats Lynn! ~ Laura Linneman Good luck to you! This is such a great cause! ~ Annette King Way to go. Good luck with the race. ~ Sheila Penton 15000!!!!! I am so impressed!!! ~ Megan Ellinger Best of Luck to your team! ~ Janice Stenger rock it! ~ beck gusler I am so proud of you!!! ~ Kimber voutour Twofuzzysisters on Ravelry ~ Shelly Elkins Thank you Lynn for doing such a great job. ~ Sheila Duong Congratulations on raising so much money to help children's wishes come true. ~ Deborah Rotondo Yo go girl! I'm grateful for all you're doing. Thanks from all of us :) ~ Jessie Dodington good luck Lynn! ~ Tara Paine Nothing is more important that making a child's wish come true! ~ Christine Scott You are doing an amazing thing! ~ Jackie Holmes Way to go, Lynn! ~ Laurie Boatsman Keep going Lynn -you always make such a difference and thanks for letting us share ~ Fran Walker Happy to donate to such a wonderful cause and excited to receive a LaLa pattern. :) ~ Kristi Dalenberg Thank you for participating in such a wonderful cause! Your work is greatly appreciated by many. ~ jennifer tuttle Good luck and many thanks to Laura Linneman for teaming with you on this worthy project! ~ Randala Anderson Good luck, Lynn!! ~ Robin McNeil Go, go, go! ~ Julie Meyer Good Luck! I am proud to be a first time contributer to your effort! ~ Denise Katz Lynn you are awesome! Thank you for all that you do! ~ Rosemary Alberti I'm sorry it took me so long to donate- my landlady likes getting her rent on time. You have been doing such an amazing job, and I am so grateful that there are still people like you. ~ Becky Payne You're amazing! Best of luck in the race!
Kim (Fraydele on Ravelry) ~ Kimberley Berendt Go Cupcake Mafia! ~ jennifer pratt Hope you are well, Lynn! I will be volunteering if I'm in town. ~ Amanda Morgan Way to go Lynn! Thanks for the opportunity to support Make A Wish! ~ Cori Eichelberger Thanks for the opportunity to donate. ~ Kathleen Polion I know kids that have received this wonderful gift locally. Good luck! ~ Carol Miller Congrats on another successful year.
Epic1313 ~ Linda De Rosa Hi LynnZimm! Go Team Cupcake Mafia! And go knitters! :) ~ Charis Eimer Hope you make your goal! ~ Kathy Searson Glad to be a part of such a valiant effort. ~ Kathleen Kibblehouse Good Luck! ~ Connie Seibert Thanks for supporting this wonderful cause. Best of luck on race day!
Ravelry ID: Hapi2Run ~ Michelle Seal Thanks Cupcake Mafia Team for another great year of granting wishes. ~ Beverly Love This is exciting that you are doing so much for the Make a Wish program!!! ~ Julie Routon Good Luck to you. This is a great cause. ~ joanne svec Donating to this cause is a no-brainer - getting to help out some kids and a LaLa pattern :D Good luck, Lynn!! ~ Andrea Wilson Thank you for the pattern ~ Jamie Breseman What a great cause, thank you. I have had my own bought with cancer so this is very important to me and my family.
Love from Idaho ~ Sally Hendricks-Bauer This is such a wonderful cause. Knitters never cease to amaze me with their generosity. Kudos! ~ Vicky Bagley my rav ID for the my hope pattern is: chainoffools.
Best wishes for the Oyster and well done! ~ Emily Estrada Best of luck to you! ~ Kim Tappa So excited to be donating again to this wonderful cause. My little friend Ty (SuperTy.org) received a wish, and Lynn this is my thank you again for doing so much to grant wishes! GOOD LUCK! ~ Tracey McCarthy I'm StephieJo on Ravelry. Good luck! ~ Stephanie De La Torre My son's wish was for our family to go to Disney World-it was something we could never have done on our own. Make a Wish is a wonderful organization! Marigoldjen on Rav ~ Jenny Porter good luck! found you on the knitgirllls and round the twist. ~ Pelly Fan Yay for exceeding your goal! ~ Tara Murray Good luck on your race Lynn ~ Cheley Martin Thanks for making a difference in the lives of so many. ~ Melody Bruce Best Wishes Team Cupcake Mafia !!! ~ Dorothy O'Hare Good luck!! ~ Allison Huggins Good luck! ~ Michelle Klein Way to Go Girl!! ~ Ruth Ann Fuller From one Lynn to another...GO! ~ Lynn Fortner Ravelry id: effyspins ~ maria martinez Congrats on surpassing your goal! ~ Anna Taylor Have a great race! ~ Erika Connell Best of luck! Thanks for helping such a great cause. ~ Sheila Swanson My Ravelry name is jmaclatin ~ Julia McDonald Thank you, wish I could donate more. ~ Zaida Stuart I am so excited to be a very small part of this wonderful plan! Diane in Fl (wannaknitsox) ~ Diane O'Brien What a worthwhile fundraiser! ~ Vicki Treadway Great job fundraising, Lynn. ~ Heather Nordquist Go Cupcake Mafia!!! ~ Lisa McGregor Keep up the great work!! Coming over from The KnitGirllls :o) ~ Angela Alves Always Happy to donate to you and a great cause. ~ Karen O'Reilly Good luck Lynn, from Vanillamilkshake (we met at SSK). ~ Rebecca Holmes Because I am a survivor. Thank you ~ Ana Meza Heard about you through the Knitgirllls, of course...great cause, and good luck on the race! ~ Laura Sweat Good luck. What a great cause!! ~ Beckie Reardon Happy to help a child smile! ~ Jonel Groscost Good luck! You are so awesome for doing this. ~ Debora Smith I'm ermellina on Ravelry. Good luck! Congratulations on achieving your goal. ~ JoyceAnna D' Alessandro Congratulations Lynn ! ~ Elizabeth Hummel Good Luck!!!! ~ Amy Green You're amazing!!! ~ stephanie gordon God bless you for the fundraising, it is so much work. ~ Michele Stoneking Thanks for everything that you do to raise money for this wonderful foundation! ~ Stacy Schleifer Thank you Lynn for helping to make so many kids' wishes come true and for giving us all an opportunity to participate via you! Good luck on your goal, although it looks like you are going to go far beyond the original goal, which is AWESOME!!! ~ Sue Ites Go, Lynn!! ~ Cassey Gaboury Good luck and thank you for the incentives! ~ Caitlin Faas Congratulations on surpassing your goal! ~ Eileen Carter Good luck, Lynn! ~ Aimee Erhard Make those wishes come true!!!!!!!!! ~ Andrea Miller Go Lynn! ~ Donna Cutler You just reached your $10,000 goal, Lynn! Congrats to you and thanks so very much for doing this fundraiser. Best, Susan ~ Susan Snow Burnett Hope you can double your goal- ~ diane kirkwood Thank you for doing this!! ~ Heather Pacheco My Hope pattern donation ~ Julie Tarsha Blessings and good will ~ Deb Cannon Thank you for your efforts for this charity! ~ carolyn robbin Good luck in the race! ~ Karen Terkel Thanks so much to all who make this possible! ~ Becky Ganzhorn Go Lynn!!! With the power of knitters on your side. ~ Jennifer Melcher You do a great job and I am happy to contribute to the cause. ~ Susan Smith Go!! ~ Elizabeth Taylor Good luck! ~ Samantha Dreyer Thanks so much for your efforts. I can't believe it's been 10 yrs since we went on my daughter's Wish trip to Disney. It was an amazing time. Glad to be able to help another family get the same experience ~ Dorian Ford Glad to help out, Lynn. <3 ~ Jackie Patrick 1st time donation at the sweet urging of The Knit Girllls & Carin of Round the Twist. You are doing a beautiful thing! From Racedogmom on Ravelry ~ Sally Miller Good luck! ~ Anna Bersagel what is better than granting wishes!! ~ Nancy Phillips I'm so glad that you are supporting such a wonderful organization as Make-A-Wish! Blessings also to the individuals and families touched by the granted wishes. ~ Debbi Overweg You rock!! ~ Susan Norcross GO!!!!!! CUPCAKE MAFIA!!!!!!!!!!! ~ Anna Liddell Good luck Lynn,heard all about your goal on knit girlls ~ Kathy Boljonis followed Laura and Leslie's podcast - I love Make a Wish. Lots of wish kids going to Disney end up at Give Kids The World! ~ Sandy McKeown I wish I could do more, but I figure every bit helps...go you!!! ~ Connie Herron Hope this helps some! You go girl! ~ Lynda Hitt Getting close to your goal! How inspiring. Best of luck to you and your team! :)
*huggles* ~ Jason Puckett Thank you, Lynn! I'm so happy to help at least a little! ~ Summer Getzinger Thank you for everything that you are doing Lynn! Keep up the good work and GO CUPCAKE MAFIA!!!! ~ Angelea McGarrah Good effort Lynn! I trust you'll meet your goal. In the knitting spirit to help others, One of Your Minnesota Fans - musesister aka Janet from MN ~ Janet Benson Thanks for doing this each year! polly-jean on rav ~ Paula Graham Good luck! ~ Cecile Berne Best of Luck! ~ Susan Sandstrom Best of luck! ~ Jeanine Ash Good Luck! ~ Sarah Doty Go Lynn and team! ~ linda Pahdoco I'm happy to help with your worthwhile fundraiser! ~ Pamela Collier Best of luck to you and the team. Thanks to Laura for an awesome pattern. ~ Eileen Fitzgerald I pray the wishes rhat are given will provide a lifetime of memories for these families. ~ colleen Ostberg Best Wishes :0) ~ Stephanie Elsner My cousin had a wish granted many years ago - thank you for such a great fundraising effort! ~ Krystal Lowe Good luck. ~ Cynthia Prater Just found out about your fundraiser. Great cause and good luck. ~ Margaret Lew Such a good cause. Hope you exceed your goal. ~ Margaret Nicolson Good luck! ~ Angela Wilhite Good luck, Lynn! :) ~ Lisa Beamer I wish I could donate more! Good luck with meeting your goal. ~ Samantha Maroney What a wonderful effort--so happy to support your mission! ~ Wendy Preston Best of luck, and keep up the great work! ~ Casey Day-Crosier Best wishes in your fundraising! ~ Eleanor Cavin Heard about this on the knit girllls podcast. Good luck!!! ~ Katherine Vlasov Good luck!! ~ Lindsey Williard Best wishes and I know you will blow your goal out of the water! Thank you for doing this!! And race well!! ~ wendy graham This is amazing Lynn ~ Michelle Kuehlhorn Good luck! ~ Sandy Feinstein Here from the Knitgirllls! Great job Lynn! ~ Kathy Harry So happy to donoate to such a wonderful cause in the company of such wonderful people. ~ Tracey Levine Inspired by the Knitgirllls, and Lala's lovely creation for this purpose. ~ Kate Sander Took your spinning class at SSK and learned a lot....I used to work PICU at LACH and had pt's who got make a wish dreams realized- remember one who went to Lapland to see the reindeer- our team had to pick up and bring back for treatment! Good luck! ~ Kim McManus Best of luck in the race Lynn! ~ Barbara Kluver What a great cause! ~ Amy Nelson You are doing such a great thing Lynn! Keep up the great work! ~ Megan Williams SO excited to be a part of this wonderful fundraiser! I hope that you exceed your goal Lynn!! Best wishes to you. ~ christy correll Happy to help out again for a very worthy cause. ~ Katherine Drivas Good luck reaching your goal!!! ~ Carey Walden What a great cause! Good luck, Lynn! ~ Kristi Humphrey Good luck on the race! Gambatte (try hard)! --From Sarah in Japan (OfftoExplore on Ravelry) ~ Sarah Smee Such a worthy cause!! Thanks, Lynn, for doing this and allowing us knitters/crocheters to join you. Thanks for the opportunity to receive so much back, too. ~ Valerie Kelley What a great cause! ~ Deb Elliott I was a pediatric hospice nurse so know how important this is and appreciate your efforts. ~ Laura Sequeira I hope you surpass your goal Lynn! ~ Michelle McClellan Go get em!!! ~ Debbie Henkle Thank you so much for doing this. Ravname -shanger ~ Sharon Hanger What a great gift you are giving to others in need. Thank YOU for your efforts. ~ Kathleen Cook Ravelry - arianrod. Good luck! ~ Tara Paine Glad to help! ~ Donna Mills That's to the knitgirlls for sharing info on this project ~ Nancy Foth Godspeed on your journey! ~ Paula Emons-Fuessle GO LYNN GO!!! ~ Becca Boland Good luck and have a great race!.....and thanks to you and Laura for the great knitting pattern! ~ Ruth Colville What a great cause and awesome pattern and prize! I'll watch my email for the coupon code! Thank you and good luck reaching your goal! ~ Amy Kenagy You are so AWESOME for doing this, I know you will meet your goal, good luck! ~ Tina Pendleton Thanks for doing this again! ~ Genevieve Noel Hope you surpass you goal! ~ Deborah Harris Good work!! ~ Vicki (dragonfly7673) Kolman I hope you exceed your $10k goal, Lynn. It was awesome meeting you at SSK and I wish you the best!
Heather ~ Heather Kinne Good luck raising your goal, Lynn! Thanks again for the spinning class at SSK, I enjoyed it so much! ~ Sandra Zetterlund Knitters are awesome! ~ Carin Boelman You guys are awesome to do this! Keep up the great work! :) ~ Jan Berman Best of luck! I know you'll make the goal!! ~ Dana Hamilton Good luck! :) ~ Lauren McMordie We will make this goal! ~ Laura Linneman best of luck! ~ kortney taylor Good luck! Thank you for the My Hope pattern! ~ Pat Hensley What a great cause!!! ~ Kathy Werla Hi Lynn,
Donating for a 2nd year - heard about you from both the KnitGirllls & Diane from the Knitabulls Podcast. My ravelry id is StitchinStacey.
Good luck in reaching your team goal!
Stacey ~ Stacey Melquist Good luck and thank you for such a great way to raise money!! ~ Denise Cole Wishing you and all the participants the best.. ~ Luanne Crinion Good luck in the race. I haven't met you, but heard about the fundraiser on the Knitgirllls podcast. Felt a need to help. Hope you meet your goal. ~ Theresa Barbarick Good luck! ~ Adrienne OLeary Good luck with your fundraising!! I hope you surpass your goal! :) hellolovely on plurk & knitpsycho on ravelry ~ Amanda Berendsen Thank you for doing what you do and giving us the opportunity to support you. ~ Jill Shokery Thanks fo rdoing this for such a great organization ~ Jeanette Duvall Great cause, and I hope you reach your goal! ~ Deborah DeBerry Best wishes for a very fun run! Thank you for all you do for Make a Wish! ~ Gail Bable CaffeinatedGert on Ravely ~ Daniela Richardson lleavid on Ravelry and Plurk. Thanks so much for doing this! ~ Lisa Leavitt Go Lynn ad Team Cupcake ~ Jeanette Zimmerli Go Lynn! It is my honor ro donate for this cause. ~ Lisa Smith Good Luck! ~ Abby Fiebert You rock, lady. I'm thrilled to support you three years running! ~ Leslie Thompson Ravelry name - FranceA ~ France Archambault Good luck, Lynn - I know you'll blow your goal out of the water! ~ Tammy Eastburn Thank you for doing this, and best of luck! ~ Lisa Zingsheim My neice had a wish granted in NY State! ~ Donna Charissis have a safe ride ~ Jennifer Watkins best wishes! ~ karen kijinski Best of luck to you and your team Lynn! -thenoviceknitter ~ Jenessa Keller Good luck! ~ Bill Kerr Thank You Lynn for all that you do to help others.
Lisa ~ Lisa Allred Best of luck to you and your team! ~ Janet Jensen Good luck honey!!! I hope you reach your $10K goal! ~ Michele Arnwine Great cause! Go Cupcake Mafia!! ~ Vicki Lewis Go Lynn!! Hope your goal is reached! ~ Patricia Scott Thank you so much for doing this for the kids! ~ Liz Relyea Go Lynn. So nice to have met you, even though briefly, at SSK. Thanks for doing this. ~ Teresa Roberts Great meeting you at ssk. Lots of success on your fundraising effort.
Looking forward to knitting My Hope!
~ Netta Schwartz Good luck fellow SSKer!!! Thanks for helping me donate to such an amazing cause!!! (Rav ID - allison1031) ~ Allison Linehan Knitters Unite! ~ SCOTTIE SANTIAGO Thank you for leading a great cause. Hope you have a great race. ~ Hind Del Pilar Rav name: lmolin
Good luck and kudos to you for raising money for such a great cause! ~ Lainey Molin Good luck. Hope you raise your target ~ Sandra Rumsey Go Team Cupcake Mafia. You're awesome Lynn!! xoxo ~ Aileen Sitero Good Luck! ~ Gina Assetta Good luck! ~ Nancy Kliewer Good luck in meeting your fundraising goal as well as on race day!! ~ Roberta Ballard Thank you for continuing to support this cause! ~ Faith Parke Go Lynn Go! ~ Tracee Smith Go Lynn!!! So happy to meet you at SSK. Linda (9grands4grma)
I can't wait to cast on LaLa's shawl pattern!! ~ Linda Sirbuly You are awesome for doing this & I am happy to support with what I can again this year! ~ Cyndi Johnson Good Luck! ~ Tami Hyde Good luck! All the best Laura/Fluffyk ~ Laura Cameron Go Team Cupcake Mafia! ~ Jessica Eastin I think it is awesome that you do this Lynn! Hugs, Diane:-) ~ Diane Thomsen Great meeting you at SSK FTW! Lynn! ~ Laura Hunt Go Lynn!! ~ Melanie Smerkanich Glad to help you raise monies for the great cause. Looking forward to knitting Lala's shawl pattern. ~ Bonnie Hollister Good Luck, Courtney aka StitchesPlease ~ Courtney Kiszewski Go get 'em Lynn!! I hope you reach your goal!!! ~ Amy Stefanisko Whoyoub wishes you luck! ~ Laura Blair Good luck Lynn! It was great meeting you at SSK <3 ~ Kristi Moore Thank you for helping a great cause! Good luck! ~ Mary Martz Way to go, Lynn! ~ Megann Mills Love to support you! ~ Alicia Howard Good luck sweetheart! ~ Sarah Knopf You go girl! ~ Carla Hibbard gwtreece on Ravelry and Plurk ~ Wanda Treece You are such an inspiration! ~ Patricia Hobbs Good luck with the race and fund raising! I know you guys can do it! *hugs* ~ Melody Twilley Go Cupcake Mafia! ~ Kate Lathrop