Iolanthe’s Kids: Jelly

Evangeline (also known as Jellybean, or Jelly) is 4 years old and she is fighting both DIPG and GBM. We first learned her story from our friend Jo nearly two years ago. We sent Jelly a new hat and a few goodies which you can see here.

Jelly’s Mom, Katherine, writes: “Oh myla! We got your AH-MAZING package! I was at work when it arrived, and so the treasures were thoroughly sorted out and put away in important places when I got home. I found three packs of gum in adorable little bags safely tucked into bed with Jelly!!! I guess that way she’d know if anyone tried to get to them. The hat is awesome!

Jelly is currently sporting it with her jammies. I love the tassel! And the video is waiting for family movie night tomorrow! (Also found sleeping with Jelly!). All the kids are loving the little hairy head creatures. Sophia feels like she should start a collection. The butterfly mobile is beautiful, and matches a few butterfly decorations in her room! Thanks for such extreme generosity-you brought so much joy to these kiddos of mine!”

This photo is the quintessential Jelly, behold the cuteness:

Special thanks to the ladies of NOSSG for the spinning and Marcia for the beautiful knitting (the fiber comes from Mamacita, Sunny, and Harmony). Special thanks to Jo for sharing Jellybean’s story with me.

You can follow Jellybean’s story on her facebook page: Evangeline’s Champions. ❥

Iolanthe’s Kids: Mason

Meet Mason. This 13-year-old superhero was just diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in November, 2017. Mason’s Mom told me she brought Mason’s goodybox to him at the hospital today and it made his day! She said he was super excited about the yo-yos and was pretty impressed with the hat as well and liked reading how it was made. Then she said this: “His smile is priceless to us now more than ever and because of you we got to see today. I will post a video tomorrow to you of him yo-yo’ing. Blessings to you!” and, then I scrolled down to see this photo, and, like every single time I see one of Iolanthe’s Kids wearing our hats, my heart exploded.

Please go show Mason and his family some love and support on his fb page, Team Mason.