Ty Pennington's Pencils of Promise Fundraiser Update

Inspire | Elephants for Guatemala Update

Well it’s been a long month, especially for my good friend Cee Cee and her mom, BeLinda. If you’ve been keeping up with our Elephants for Guatemala campaign, you might have noticed all of her hard work and dedication to raise money for my Pencils of Promise team. Here’s a breakdown of last month: Cee Cee spoke to two college classes, inspired a university fund raiser, talked on two podcasts, two radio shows AND Skyped with a school about fundraising and Pencils of Promise. Her mom also held a few eBay auctions and they donated a fan favorite to my #1 team, the Atlanta Falcons. Now THAT is pretty awesome.

Ty Pennington's Pencils of Promise Fundraiser Update

In total, Cee Cee knit 13 elephants and spent countless hours inspiring the community to come together to bring the gift of education to children at La Independencia. I can’t tell you how awesome it is to work with such great people. The founder of PoP, Adam Braun, said it best…

Ty Pennington's Pencils of Promise Fundraiser Update

Obviously Cee Cee’s tiny, knitted creations look small, but their impact is HUGE. And I can’t thank her and her mom enough for the lasting support and genuine kindness. Please take some time to check out Elephants Remember Joplin on Facebook and keep up with Cee Cee and her amazing work.

And stay tuned for the latest update on my PoP team! We’ve raised a total of $23,327 and none of it would have been possible without your support…


All photos courtesy of Elephants Remember Joplin

Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington is best known as the Emmy-award winning host of "Extreme Makeover Home Edition" and as the co-host of ABC Daytime's "The Revolution." He has been recognized as a home design expert, carpenter and leader in the field of volunteerism. TyPennington.com is a space to share his inspiration, design tips, daily musings and more. Ty can currently be seen on TLC's Trading Spaces.

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