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Lock In Your Love For Sick Kids This Holiday Season

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Tis the season of giving.

I don’t know why this statement is only so popular in the month of December, but I feel giving should be all year round.

Not only In December.

Talking about giving, last Monday, December 12, at 5 pm I had the privilege of attending the official launch of the “Lock In Your Love” campaign hosted at the Vaughn Mills in collaboration with the Sick Kids Foundation. Even though it was a last minute invitation to attend, I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to be part of this wonderful cause.

It was a fun filled environment with yummy bites and memorable performances by a cappella group called “Countermeasure.”

What is the love “Lock In Your Love” campaign?

It is a campaign to raise funds for Sick Kids by purchasing a padlock and locking it on the “Lock Love wall.”

From now till December 24, shoppers can stop at the Sports Court (at Entry 4A) area of the Vaughn Mills mall to purchase a Padlock. You can either buy 1 for $15 or 2 for $25.

Best & Friend Tag/chain sets are also available for $18. Decorate the lock with a message or simply write your name before adding it to the love lock wall. A hundred percent of the proceeds from the love padlocks will be donated to Sick Kids Foundation. And the best part? Shoppers get to keep the keys or key to their lock plus a charm. Charms available are Dream, Friendship, Hero, and Love.

I locked in my love for sick kids, and I got to keep my key and a hero charm. I choose hero because sick kids go through a lot to overcome an illness or disability. They are so extraordinary, and the strength they exude makes them my superhero.

In the perfect world, kids would not be sick, but alas we don’t live the perfect world, so whatever small way you can help during this time of the year and throughout the year will help in putting a smile on a kids face.

Help Vaughan Mills reach their fundraising goal of $150,000. Remember that you don’t need a big wallet to have a big heart!

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27 Comments

  1. Tijana

    December 16, 2016 at 8:37 pm

    what a nice post 🙂
    happy Friday! 🙂

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  2. Coco

    December 16, 2016 at 8:48 pm

    Splendid project ! And you look splendid Diana!Baci, Valeria – Coco et La vie en rose FASHION & BEAUTY

  3. Paola Lauretano

    December 16, 2016 at 10:56 pm

    Oh yes, not only in December!!!
    You look fab Diana!!!
    Kisses, Paola.

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  4. Basia Prym

    December 17, 2016 at 7:13 am

    Lovely post! Have a nice weekend!:)

    xxBasia

  5. Miguel

    December 17, 2016 at 8:38 am

    Thanks a lot 😀

    wooow, so amazing 😀 And you look so cool 😀

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  6. Iva

    December 17, 2016 at 12:39 pm

    lovely!
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  7. Maggie Dallospedale

    December 17, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    Hi Diana,
    So beautiful project
    Kisses
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  8. Christina

    December 18, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    I LOVE this post. It is so essential to remember the act of giving, especially around the holiday season. Sounds like an amazing event.

    Best,
    Christina
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  9. white and vintage

    December 18, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    A wonderful post about a nice event.
    Have a nice time,
    Christine

  10. Launna

    December 18, 2016 at 8:37 pm

    Diana, what a sweet idea… I agree we should be trying to help all year instead of just for the month of December… xox

  11. Gabrielle

    December 19, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    What a lovely event and for such a good cause. You make a very good point by saying the statement of giving should be an year-round thing. Those who need help at Christmastime need help throughout the rest of the year too, though it’s lovely that such an effort is made come December all the same 🙂

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  12. Rowena

    December 19, 2016 at 4:05 pm

    What a wonderful cause and the event looked great too. The holidays are the perfect time for giving back but yes I would agree that giving back should be a year round thing.

  13. stephylately

    December 19, 2016 at 9:34 pm

    That poker dot top looks fab on you Diana.x

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  14. Rebeca

    December 20, 2016 at 4:00 am

    What a pleasure it gives me that you have been part of this great cause, Christmas is to help others without expecting anything in return. Kisses hun!

  15. Tania

    December 20, 2016 at 7:13 am

    This is a wonderful cause, so good that you got to be part of it Diana. Hope you have the happiest of Holidays!

    xx,
    Tania
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  16. Tijana

    December 20, 2016 at 1:23 pm

    What a beautiful idea! It might be a detail, but it does make a difference! <3

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  17. Lizzy

    December 20, 2016 at 4:27 pm

    great!

  18. Marcia B

    December 21, 2016 at 5:33 am

    Wow what a great cause and the necklace is so nice, so is your outfit! You look great.

  19. Beauty Unearthly

    December 21, 2016 at 5:55 am

    Excellent post (as always)! You look so pretty!!!Have a successful day dear!

  20. juliettsstyleglam

    December 22, 2016 at 8:50 am

    Thanks for sharing, it makes us know and understand the need for love and giving out and also appreciating the good health God has given you

  21. Blackswan

    December 22, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    These make great X’mas gifts, Diana! Happy holidays! xoxo

  22. Caro*

    December 22, 2016 at 1:13 pm

    Lovely photos, I want your blouse 🙂

  23. Karo

    December 22, 2016 at 5:50 pm

    so lovely photos, I like so much your necklace dear 🙂

    Merry Christmas

  24. Nequeren Reis

    December 22, 2016 at 6:31 pm

    Que maximo ótima postagem, desejo a você FELIZ NATAL, obrigado pela visita.
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  25. aknezz

    December 24, 2016 at 10:37 pm

    You look great 🙂

  26. Coco

    December 25, 2016 at 8:05 pm

    Hello love, just popped in to wish you a Merry Christmas! Buon Natale! Baci, Valeria – Coco et La vie en rose FASHION & BEAUTY

  27. Hadasah Love | Style To Love

    December 27, 2016 at 8:30 pm

    Love everything about this post! So cute!
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