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Unforgettable Christmas Blessings
First Things First once again partnered with long-time supporters Aaron’s and U-Haul to give two single mothers and their kids an unforgettable Christmas blessing. April and Sheena worked hard with Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis taking the steps necessary to purchase their first homes. The two new neighbors did know Kurt and Brenda Warner would be on their doorstep and were shocked to open the door to find a fully furnished home courtesy of Aaron’s, U-Haul, Kellogg’s and First Things First. Both mothers shed tears as they walked through their new homes filled with furniture, TV, washer & dryer, and even Christmas décor while their children appreciated the smaller blessings like treats in the pantry and favorite DVDs. Click here to view more photos from this special day.
Special Thanksgiving Surprises in Arizona
The Crispo & Gil Families were given a big reason to give thanks this holiday season as they not only moved into their new Habitat homes in Glendale & Peoria, respectively, but were surprised to find them completely furnished thanks to a Homes for the Holidays team effort spearheaded by First Things First. Nominated by Habitat for Humanity of Central AZ, the two families with five children between them were overwhelmed by the furniture, TV, washer/dryer and computer donated by Aarons, the mattresses gifted by R&S Mattress, furnishings shopped for by U-Haul volunteers, and the pantry filled with food, including a turkey and all the fixings, provided by Kellogg’s and Safeway. All five children even received bikes thanks to the Pedal Power Foundation. Including these families, First Things First has blessed a total of 37 families since inception with Homes for the Holidays!
Pringles and Cheez-It Joins FTF as Presenting Sponsor for 13th Annual Ultimate Football Experience
First Things First is proud to announce the addition of Pringles and Cheez-It as the Presenting Sponsor of its signature fundraising event, the Kurt Warner Ultimate Football Experience scheduled for March 11 & 12, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ. Up to twelve 8-person teams will take the field at the Arizona Cardinals Training Complex for a competitive flag football tournament with celebrity QBs at the helm. The Kurt Warner Ultimate Football Experience Presented by Pringles and Cheez-It gives football fans the opportunity to play with and against NFL stars like Aaron Rodgers, Joe Flacco, Phil Simms, Colin Kaepernick*, and of course Kurt Warner among others. The thirteenth annual event is expected to sell out fast! Click here for more info and call 602-385-0840 to reserve your spot or team today! (*previous celebrities, not guaranteed at 2016 event)
Treasure House, a supported residential community for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is the latest philanthropic endeavor of Kurt and Brenda Warner. Visit treasurehouse.org to learn more about this new 501(c)(3) charity.