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February 2019

2018 Rockin’ Recipient Leeann Phillips Hosted Her Own Radio Show!

By |2019-02-14T17:55:09+00:00February 16th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Recently 2018 Rockin' Recipient Leeann Phillips hosted her own radio show at Rhode Island College with the help of her mentor, and I am so ding-dang proud of this lady!! πŸ‘πŸ“»πŸ‘ Here's what she had to say after the show aired: "I had a lot of fun hosting the radio station. I loved being heard [...]

2017 Rockin’ Recipient Marissa Erickson Working as PA on Set of The Orphan Train!

By |2019-02-14T17:51:08+00:00February 15th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Check out 2017 Rockin' Recipient Marissa Erickson who worked all last month as a PA for upcoming film "The Orphan Train"!! 🎬 She was originally scheduled to come home at the end of January, but then filming was extended a week when they traveled from the Colorado set to Bonanza Creek Ranch, an all-inclusive film [...]

More Thank-You-Letter Goodness from Rockin’ Recipient Brennan Marie Eve!

By |2019-01-29T03:43:02+00:00February 8th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

More thank-you letter goodness 😍😍 I sure hope y'all aren't getting sick of these, because I just ❀️❀️❀️ them so!!! "Dear Liz, Thank you for picking me as one of your 2018 Rockin' Recipients! I'm so honored to receive this scholarship! It will really help my family to pay for my college experience. I will keep [...]

Sweet Thank-You Letter from 2018 Rockin’ Recipient Matthew Yates!!

By |2019-01-29T03:28:14+00:00February 7th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Y'all, is it weird that I'm ❀️ing these adorable thank-you letters from our Rockin' Recipients so much?! πŸ˜πŸ˜‚πŸ˜œ This one's from one of our Recipients from last year: "HI Ruby's Rainbow, Thanks for the money. I'm gonna use it for my scholarship, at University of Northern Florida. So I can learn law enforcement. Thanks guys. [...]

Another Sweet Note from 2018 Rockin’ Recipient Greg Riola!

By |2019-01-26T03:37:34+00:00February 5th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Y'all, I have this stack of incredible thank-you cards and letters that our Rockin' Recipients and their parents have sent over the years...some of them make me 😭😭 with their sweetness...and ALL of them warm my ❀️!! This one from 2018 Rockin' Recipient Greg Riola did a lil' of both!! "Dear Ms. Liz Plachta, Thank [...]

Sweetest Thank-You Note from Isabel Ganz

By |2019-01-26T03:10:30+00:00February 2nd, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

"Ruby Rainbow Thank You Letter – Thank you for this opportunity. I did not see this coming and it is truly an honnor. I wanted a scholarship from you so bad and I can't thank you enough. I am truly greatful to you. I always wanted to be a better and bigger version of myself [...]

January 2019

TBT to this Incredible Letter from Mark Hublar’s Mom!!

By |2019-01-25T03:59:58+00:00January 31st, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Ohhh my ❀️ you guys πŸ˜­πŸ’•πŸ˜ Β  This is a #TBT to this past June, when I received a letter from 2014 Rockin' Recipient Mark Hublar's mom, who happens to be one of the sweetest humans on the planet. She wrote the most amazing things: Β  "Because of you and your desire for your daughter [...]

2017 Rockin’ Recipient Michal Adams Graduates with Certificate in Early Childhood Ed!!

By |2019-01-29T04:14:13+00:00January 29th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Eep you guys!! 2017 Rockin' Recipient Michal Adams graduated this past June with a certificate of completion in early childhood education training, and I for one could not be more proud of her!! πŸ‘πŸŽ“πŸ˜πŸŒŸ She attended the SEED Program at Pennsylvania's Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC). The SEED Program Director (pictured here with Michal) reached [...]

Mondays Are Hard, Y’all!!

By |2019-01-29T03:36:58+00:00January 29th, 2019|Blog, Ella Mae, Ruby Doobs|

Who wants to go back to the weekend of eating ice cream and binge watching Incredibles Two?!Β πŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ™ˆπŸ™‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ™ˆΒ This morning was rough, y’all. It started off with Ella Mae’s new β€œbig girl” alarm going off for like 10 minutes only for her to turn it off and fall back asleep. Then, her and Ruby yelling at each [...]

Remember 2018 Rockin’ Recipient Leeann Phillips? Well, She’s Still Rockin’ It!!!

By |2019-01-25T03:34:44+00:00January 26th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

So you may remember 2018 Rockin' Recipient Leeann Phillips from when I posted about her a few weeks ago, when she was inducted into the National Leadership Society (and wore her gorgeous Ruby-Doobs-original Pride socks 🌈🧦 to the ceremony 😍) Well, now Leeann's started her second semester at Rhode Island College (RIC), and y'all, she's [...]