The talented Blaire Reinhard Band has released a wonderful CD dedicated to Lauren. The CD was recorded at St. Peter's Church in Morristown during a memorial concert on May 8th, 2010.
Our board members were still stuffed from turkey when after the board meeting on November 26th they stuffed 20 more bags full of essentials and goodies for families in need for Morristown Medical Center's NICU!
For the past year and a half, Carlye Cording, Harry Simon, and Mary Ellen Simon have been raising a Seeing Eye puppy in honor of Lauren. We invite you to join us for Lala's last walk with her family before she enters the Seeing Eye dog academy at 11:30 am Saturday, December 17th. Please read the article below for a great explanation on the walk and Lala.
Congratulations to the 2011 fall semester arts program graduates!
Thanks to everyone who came out to join Lala on her walk around Morristown! Not only was it a gorgeous day to take a stroll with friends, but it was wonderful to support the Simons and Carlye on their efforts in raising and training such a wonderful dog in honor of Lauren.
On June 18th, 2011 the Lauren Elizabeth Failla Foundation held our first gathering and fundraiser event at the Morris Museum. It was a wonderful time, and we are so appreciative of everyone who came out to support us! Not only did we enjoy the company and the screening of Breakfast at Tiffany's, we launched a new project aimed at helping families with newborns in the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit at Morristown Medical Center.
The eight exceptional students of the MHS Art Mentoring Program will exhibit their work in the gallery at ZEBU Forno. The Opening Reception is a time to see the artwork and meet the artists, their incredible mentors, and the folks that work behind the scenes...
What a great time was had by all on Saturday, April 14th packing 100 newborn baby bags for Morristown Medical's NICU. Board members and volunteers set up several stations then the real work began when 50 people came to pack bags full of supplies full of diapers, wipes, lotions, ointments, rattles, baby spoons, first aid kits, Lauren onezies, bibs, "Concert for Lauren" CDs, and absolutely precious hand-knit baby beanies...
We've supplied the Morristown Medical's NICU with 15 more baby bags, packed at our event in April! View some pictures...
The Morristown Rotary Club has given the LEFF a generous grant to continue our wonderful baby bag program! This grant provides financial support for the assembly and distribution of 38 bags to the families of infants born in the Neonatal Intensive care unit at Morristown Medical Center. We are thrilled to have been awarded this generous grant which will make such a difference in many lives around the Morristown community!