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Pillow Pets: Putting Smiles on Many Faces

Posted by Jake Saunders on Mon, Apr, 25, 2011 @ 08:04 AM

About 2 months ago, Sharprint’s heart was touched by the story of a young boy named Jacob McConahay and his quest to bring happiness to sick and suffering children. After receiving joy and comfort from a pillow pet given to him from his Aunt, Jake set a goal to provide all of his friends at the Riley Hospital with a pillow pet of their own. Jake didn’t end his journey once he reached his goal, but instead raised the bar and set out on a new mission to collect 1 million pillow pets to give to children all over the world.

We wanted to help Jake achieve his goal, so we set out to collect pillow pets to be donated to the Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. The next thing we knew, pillow pets were coming in left and right!!

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Topics: Jake McConahay, Pillow Pets, hospital donations

Jacob McConahay: A Child Thinking of Other Children in Need

Posted by Tara Zanzig on Mon, Apr, 04, 2011 @ 10:04 AM

Jacob McConahay is a 7 year old boy who is battling stage 4 Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma. This is a very aggressive cancer that has spread from Jake's leg to other areas of his body. Jake has had and continues to receive chemo treatments, though none of the procedures have helped yet.

However, fighting his own battle with cancer isn't the number one worry on Jake's mind. After spending many hours at the Riley Hospital, Jake became focused on helping and making sure that all the other children at the hospital were happy.

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Topics: Jake McConahay, Pillow Pets, hospital donations

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