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Iolanthe’s Kids: Alyssa Z.


Meet Alyssa, isn’t she darling?! Her Mom, Michella, writes: “Huge shout out to Iolanthe Alpaca Ranch for the amazing gift they sent my girl! She loves it all! Thank you so much!!!” (You’re very welcome!!)

In Alyssa’s right hand, she’s holding one of Steph Laberis’ alpaca prints and her hat (made out of Summer’s fiber, spun and knit by Susan); in her left, photos of the girls + her goodybag. Thank you so much for the photo Alyssa + Michella!

Alyssa is an energetic, fun-loving 11 year old who was recently diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma.
Learn more about Alyssa at her Facebook page called Alyssa’s Angels. This sweet girl is selling Girl Scout Cookies, you can support her by buying them from her at this link. xo, M

Iolanthe’s Kids: Delainee


Sweet little Delainee has Leukemia. Her Mom, Teresa, wrote to me and said that last Fall their family had visited a local alpaca farm on a family outing and it was wonderful, and she wondered if we would send Delainee a goodybox (of course the answer was yes!)

Teresa sent us this wonderful photo collage with this note: “Here are some pictures to share of Miss Delainee and her goodybox. She loved it! And is enjoying the tissue paper and box too Lol. “Wrapping presents for her baby sister” — she was very excited to go thru it and find the treasures. Thank you so much for what you do to bring smiles and awareness to our warriors.” Teresa

Update 7/3/2015: Please watch this wonderful interview with Delainee:

. . . and consider donating to her GoFundMe page, here:

Childhood cancer is expensive. Together we can all help lighten the burden.

xo, M

It is such an honor to get to do this project, I definitely do not do it alone and need to give credit where credit is due: The baby alpaca fiber for Delainee’s hat was spun by Bridget, knit by Ann, and from our sweet little boy, Bingley; to Scott for the wonderful custom keychain; and to everyone who is supporting this project, thank you. xo, M