In December of 2005
I was involved in planning an alternative Christmas gift fair. While
I loved the concept of donating to worthwhile organizations as a
gift for someone else- simply writing a check seemed to lack the fun
and thoughtfulness of more traditional options. I was looking for a
creative way to donate warm clothing to a local homeless shelter
while still having something to wrap up and put under the tree. The
final product was a notepad set featuring– you guessed it– a naked
For the donor card,
I wrote a short poem about a little snowman with nothing to wear.
This poem later became the inspiration for my book. It is my hope
that Flakey will usher in a new holiday tradition for you and your
family. Consider giving this book as a gift along with a donation to
a worthy organization– a charity close to the heart of the person
receiving the gift. By simply purchasing this book, you’ve already
given 20% of the net proceeds to several organizations that help
those in need.
Click here to learn more about
alternate gift giving.
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