Help Needed for US Troops
"SI Yellow Ribbon" is a completely volunteer and non-profit organization,
by a small family in Southern Illinois. They are dedicated to filling
needs and wants of overseas soldiers by sending packages,
cards and letters.
Since it's formation in March of 2003 they have successfully sent packages to thousands of soldiers!
What started as a "SI" (Southern Illinois) campaign has now grown to supporting soldiers originally from East to West coast
serving overseas. SI Yellow Ribbon will be here as long as the need exists, but they need your help! "SI Yellow
Ribbon" is a wonderful project to "adopt" to collect items for care packages as well as drives for postage funds. The
ideas are endless on how you can help this cause and keep morale up in the units!! Make supporting the troops, your
To help contact:
The God Princes MinistryTM needs pageant titleholders to speak to girls about various topics such as volunteering, education,
character, ect. The God's Princess Ministry is a program started by Dawn Frison, Ms Plus American Elegance 2003 and Ms.
Plus Elegance International and is in it's third year. If you are interested in this volunteer job contact Dawn
Frison at: QueensforCause@aol.com
titled"God's Princess Ministry Speaker". All inquiries will be forwarded.
Team Members NEEDED!!
As an official AIDS walk New York Team, The
Queens of New York organization is helping in the fight against AIDS by participating in the world's largest AIDS fundraiser.
This year, Queens of New York would like to make a significant contribution to the 2006 Grand
Total with our team goal of $5,000.This year's event will take place Sunday, May 21, 2006 .
We are looking for fun and energetic to join our team. You do not have to be a Queen or from NY to be a part of this
team. To join the team contact Joy Finerson, Ms NY American Reniassance 2006, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Queens of New York Penny Drive -- Give or send us all those extra pennies
(and loose change) you have lying around the house but don't want to roll or count yourself. All monies will go to support
AIDS Walk New York 2006. Please contact Joy Finerson, Ms. New York American Reniassance 2006 at email@example.com
for more information.
Make A Child Smile Cards & Gift Drive
Catherine Jackson, Ms. American Elegance 2005 is collecting cards
and small gifts for the children of the Make a Child Smile Organization in Coral Springs, Florida. Catherine's goal is to
send one gift and one card to each of the current/2004 Make a Child Smile children for all of the Major holiday, Valentines
DAy, Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Each of the children would love to have their days brighten
by recieveing a simple card and a small gift. Consider joining Catherine in this effort to brighten a child's day
and "Make a Child Smile". Cards can be religious or non-religious and homemade or store bought and gifts should be small (for
example: themed stuffed animal, stickers, book and crayons, etc.) Mail any donations to: P.O. Box 439375 two
weeks prior to each holiday.
SI Yellow Ribbon Campaign has added SO many new soldiers (several hundred)
over the past week, and demands are REALLY growing for both items for the packages and especially postage funds. SI
Yellow Ribbon Campign is in need of people across the US to hold either drives for items or postage drives to donate
to the postage fund. For more information visit: www.siyellowribbon.com
Ms. America Ambassador Service Club Delegates and Chapter Directors
Shawn Cunningham, Ms. Maine America Ambassador, is looking for volunteer and community service oriented ladies to join
the Ms. America Ambassador Service Club and to start chpters in various states throughout the US. The Ms. America Ambassador
Club is NOT a competition but a Pageant Service Club. No pageant experience neccesary. For more information contact Shawn
and/or visit: The Ms. America Ambassador
USA & INTERNATIONAL
Queens Weekend In . . . Hosts
Queens are needed to host Queens for Causes Queens Weekend in various, states, cities and countries. If you are interested
in hosting a Queens Weekend in your town or state e-mail QueensforCauses@aol.com
for more information.
Penny Drive For AIDS
Queens of New York Chicago team member, Catherine Jackson, Ms. American Elegance 2005 is asking 1000 volunteers
to send two rolls of pennies each to reach a goal of $1,000 towards the teams goal of $5,000 for AIDS. If you can't send two
rolls of pennies and amount you are able to give is greatly appreciated. Mail pennies to: C. Jackson, P.O. Box 439375, Chicago,
Kendra Strickland Miss American Volunteer 2005
is starting a new volunteer project called Purse Pals
where she takes young, needy girls in her community shopping and buy them items they might not otherwise get. She
needs people to donate purses so that each girl can have a cute purse to take on the shopping trip. Kendara will fill the
purses with princess items like key chains, plastic tiaras etc. Interested in this volunteer opportunity contact Kendara at
or visit the Purse Pals website at: Purse Pals
Queen for a Day Volunteers & Donations
The Dallas Queens for a Day Chapter is always looking for TEXAS queens to volunteer visiting kids
with cancer in hospitals and in need of donations such as tiaras, make-up, dress up jewelry, nail polish, napkins,
plates, tableclothes, and makeup applicators for the hospital visits. Interested in helping? contact Stayc Velard
by visiting www.qfad-dallas.org
Heros for a Day Donations
With the same concept as the Queen for a Day program, Heros for a Day is a program for Boys where police and firefighters
come speak to boys. The boys receive "Hero" apparell to keep and a Hero medal. Boys dress up clothing is greatly needed.
If you can help contact Stayc Velarde at firstname.lastname@example.org
Princess Project Hostesses Needed
The Princess Project, founded by Marian Weyer, needs ladies to host princess project parties in their states.
The Princess Project honors girls who face life challenges with a princess party and aims to give girls with challenges the
attitude of a princess. This program differs from the QFA program, that does a lot to put smiles on the faces of sick girl
all over the US in that it honors girls who face various life challenges as opposed to just those with cancer and
can be held in various places and not just in a hospital. If you are interested in hosting a a Princess Party contact Marian
Weyer at Info@PrincessProject-Weyer.com
and/or visit the Princess Project website at: http://www.princessproject-weyer.com/index.html
Queen for a Day Volunteers
The San Antonio Queens for a Day Chapter is always looking for TEXAS queen volunteers who will visit the hospitals.
If you are interested in this volunteer job contact Y'vette Paraish, Ms. Ethnic World 2005ssador by visiting: http://events.texasbeauty.com/
for more information.
Queen for a Day Donations Needed
The San Antonio Queens for a Day Chapter is in need of donations/supplies (makeup, nail polish, lipsticks) for the makeovers
for children in hospitals. If you would like to donate your old tiara or crown please and other need goods please contact
Y'vette Paraish, Ms. Ethnic World 2005 at Queen@texasbeauty.com
or visit http://events.texasbeauty.com/
for more information.
Princess Project Donations Needed
Catherine Jackson, Ms. American Elegance 2005 is in need of princess themed donations/supplies and real tiaras for
princess parties for children and women facing life challenges like illnesses, depression, etc. Princess parties
are held to lift the spirits of someone who really needs it. Interested in helping? Contact Catherine at MsAE2005@aol.com
Calendar Queens Needed!!
Helping in the fight against AIDS, Joy Finerson is
organizing an anual American Royalty Calendar to raise funds. She is looking for queen for the 2007 calendar.
If you want to be placed on the submission list for 2007 send an email that includes your name and email address
with 2007 Consideration in the subject line to Joy Finerson, Ms NY American Reniassance 2006,