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Ultimate Football Experience Auction for ANYONE
The Kurt Warner Ultimate Football Experience Auction is open for bidding by ANYONE, ANYWHERE in the United States. The auction is open now and will close on Friday, March 7 at 8:45 p.m. MT. It’s easy to bid on items like a Tom Brady jersey, an Andrew Luck autographed football, an Alice Cooper signed guitar, plenty of unique Kurt Warner autographed items, and much more! There are also Kurt Warner autographed footballs and photos available immediately through Insta-buy! Follow these easy steps:
- Click here to sign up using your name and cell phone number
- Place bids on your favorite items via smartphone or text
- Receive text message notifications regarding your bidding status and whether or not you won the item
CHEER Expands to St. Louis
Since 2008, six schools in Arizona have participated in the CHEER (Consciousness Helps Encourage Equal Respect) program. This year will mark a year of expansion for the disability awareness program that invites students to “adopt” a disability for a day and hopefully encourage greater respect for both the differences and similarities of each individual. On February 14, Kurt and Brenda, joined by their oldest son Zack, hosted an all-school assembly at Lindbergh High School in St. Louis to culminate the week-long program led by Lindbergh students with support from First Things First. Eleven additional schools in four other states are set to run the program during the spring semester of 2014 in partnership with Best Buddies.
Surprising Single Moms with “Best (Valentines) Day Ever!”
First Things First joined forces with partners Aaron’s and U-Haul to give two single mothers and their kids the best Valentine’s Day present imaginable. Kia and Shekita had 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 and First Things First. Kia and her two daughters screamed in delight as they sprinted from room to room to absorb their new reality, while Shekita and her two children quietly toured their new home in stunned silence. First Things First thanks good friends U-Haul and 10-year partner Aaron’s who’s total support is valued at $290,000 for making this dream a reality for these two deserving families.
Mission: Possible! Scholarships Awarded
First Things First is proud to support eight youth groups with financial contributions for their service-based mission trips in the US during spring break. The groups will do a variety of projects from working with youth to serving seniors and clearing land to building houses. Please join us in prayer for the groups serving as well as those being served, that God uses all of their interactions to positively impact everyone involved and draw them to Him. Applications for summer scholarships can be downloaded here and are due by April 1.
Treasure House is a supported residential community for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Visit treasurehouse.org to learn more.