We would like to thank the following people and companies for being such a huge part of "Plz...Give the Keys!".They have all helped in so many ways and we will always be grateful to them.
Pansies Garden Shop of Neenah
Thank you to Paige Quigley for allowing us to hold our annual benefits in your beautiful gardens. You have a wonderful shop and I am so glad you are now, my friend.
Fox Stamp, Sign, & Specialty
Thank you for all the wonderful things you have made for our foundation. We are grateful for your family run company. And, Diane and Mike...you're the best. Thanks for helping us get off the ground! Please visit Fox Stamp's website
Solea Mexican Grill
A huge thank you to our old neighbor's, Eduardo and Gesila Sanchez, the owners of Solea! They provided all the food for our first annual benefit at Pansies. They also let the foundation keep all the proceeds. :) This couple truly is so giving. We love you both! We would love for you to view Solea's website
Badger Office City
Thank you so much for our beautiful brouchures. You did an excellent job and we are proud to hand them out! Thank you to Wendy for all you did to help us. You may reach them at Badger Office City's website
Stitches by Design
Thank you to Dan Fessler for all of our clothing line we carry. He is so professional and always has the orders to us so quickly. Dan...we are grateful to you.
Jag Outdoor Advertising
Thank you to your family company for making our first goal possible....our billboard! We look forward to many, many more boards going up! A huge thank you to Deb and Jane! You both worked so hard and we love working with you! And a thank you to Mike and Ann Knetzer, who lost their daughter and her friend, to a drunk driver, for leading us to Jag Outdoor Advertising. Their website is... Jag Outdoor's website
WBAY TV 2
Thank you to all of you for putting our story out to the public and for doing such a wonderful job in telling everyone about this foundation. And, Sarah Thomsen...you are wonderful and we thank you for everything you have done for us. You are such a caring person and a very professional news woman! WBAY's website
WFRV TV 5
Thank you for broadcasting our first benefit at Pansies!!!! You did a beautiful job and we are so grateful to you all! I would also like to thank Caroline Roland for all your help in your story and for making our foundation a dvd that I can use at our talks. You are an amazing news woman!WFRV's website
WLUK TV 11
Thank you so much to Channel 11 for promoting "Plz...Give the Keys!" We are very appreciative of your station! WLUK's website
WISS of Oshkosh
Thank you for my very first radio interview! I so appreciated you caring and calling to put our new foundation out on the radio waves! And, you both were wonderful to talk to! WISS's website
Oshkosh Community Media Services
Thank you and Lisa Brown of Re-think for interviewing Tom and I about the foundation. You are a great group of people and you do such a great job! Thank you! Oshkosh Community Media's website
Northshore Bank, Menasha Branch
Thank you to everyone at this bank for supporting us and for holding our first cookout! You all have been just wonderful and we so appreciate you! And Adam, thank you for doing so much to get the word out. You are great!Northshore Bank's website
D & D Maintenance
We would like to thank D & D Maintenance for providing all the hamburgers, brats, and hot dogs for our cookout at Northshore Bank! It was so kind of you and we will forever be grateful to you! We also would like to thank you for all the beautiful mums you decorated the bank with from Memorial Florists! And, it was wonderful to meet you in person!
I would like to thank Lisa Brown with the Re-Think organization of Winnebago County. She has encouraged us and has even interviewed us on the Re-think show from Oshkosh's Community Media Services station. We are so grateful to her and Re-think for what they do to change people's hearts! Please visit them at Re-thinks website.
What can Tom and I possibly say to thank the people at Globe University?! Christina, Jolyn, and Ann...you are all absolutely wonderful in your care of Sam's foundation!! We are honored and priveldged to have you, part of us.
We are now in other states all because of this terrific university!!! Thank you, Globe!!!
Please visit Globe Universities website!!!
Schomisch Legal Group, LLC
Tom and I would like to thank John Schomisch, Jr., our attorney, for all the help he has given to us with Sam's foundation. He has spent time counseling us, equipping us, educating us, and just being such a wonderful friend to us. And all of this he has GIVEN free of charge. He donated everything to help us make a difference in people's lives.
He is the type of attorney you can trust and feel safe with. John...Thank you for who you are and for what you have done for our family and Sam's foundation.
Please visit Schomisch Legal Group's website.
Hopper's Silk Screening
We would like to thank all the people at Hopper's Silk Screening in Fond du Lac! They were able to produce our newest t-shirt which was designed by our nephew, Jeremy! We are very grateful to have such a team of dedicated people with us! A huge thank you to Michelle for all her help with our first order and answering all my questions!
Please visit their website at www.hopperwear.com
We would like to thank our nephew, Jeremy for creating a new logo for some of our clothing line! He did this all on his own and then posted it on our Facebook page, "Plz Give the Keys!". Well, when I saw it, I just couldn't get over how great it was and that he would do this just for Sam's foundation! What a guy! So, a huge thank you to Jeremy! You rock!
Top Dog Apparel
When Tom and I were sharing at Globe University in Appleton a young lady came up to us when we were finished and just hugged us and cried. Her name was Allison and through her tears she told us that her family owns Top Dog Apparel and that they wanted to help us. Tom and I told her how kind that was and just hugged her.
Today, her sister Nicole called and told me that she, her sister Allison and their mom, Lynn, wanted to give Sam's foundation $500.00!!! I could hardly speak. I stand amazed at the capacity of people's hearts.
Our family would like to thank Allison, Nicole, and Lynn for their hearts and for helping us keep families....together. We can never thank you enough for what you have done. <3
Please visit their website at www.topdogapparelinc.com
The Appleton Yacht Club
Our family spent most of our free time when our children were growing up at the Appleton Yacht Club. We loved being a part of a very affordable family oriented club and loved going in our old wooden boat up the river to Little Lake Butte Des Morts and many times going through the lock into Lake Winnebago. So many wonderful memories at the club and with their members.
After Sam went Home, the members collected money for our family to help with his funeral. We were so touched. And now....they are helping with carrying the blue wristbands. They are still honoring his life, the life they saw as he grew from a little smiley boy into a tall smiley young man.
So, thank you Jeanne Burren, the Club Steward and all the members at the Appleton Yacht Club. We are honored to have you come along side us in remembering Samuel through helping save lives.
We really love all of you.
Please visit their website and maybe come and be a part of a wonderful club! www.appletonyachtclub.com
Vintage Charm Creations
We would like to thank Nancy Hoover of Vintage Charm Creations for creating our new key rings and magnets! She is a wonderful friend and has such talent.
Thank you Nancy for helping us spread the message of life! We so appreciate you!
Please visit Nancy's website at www.vintagecharmcreations.com
Every 15 Minutes
Tom and I would like to thank Marne and Jaemi for their wonderful dedication in this amazing program that they run through the Peshtigo High School! They have students, parents, and professionals who all come together and put on a real life reinactment of a drunk driving accident. From the students who protray those who die, to the student who causes the accident and goes to jail and then to court, to the parents who receive the news that their child has passed away. It is truly a heart touching portrayal that these wonderful people put on to help save lives.
We would like to thank them for their donation to Sam's foundation and for giving us the priveldge of being a part of the day we shared with them.
If you would like to donate to this cause, please contact the Peshtigo High School for the way that you can help them save lives.