Sonia Brakowski provides comfort and hope to others with her inspirational book, Annette Opens The Door. Sponsored by Grape-Nuts.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. Few losses are as painful to a parent then the loss of young child. Sonia Brakowski, a longtime Hazlet resident now retired and living with her husband in Delaware, endured that loss in 1975 when her beloved ten-year-old daughter Annette died of brain cancer. She recalls in 2007, she met a medium in her native England, who connected her to Annette. “My daughter sent me her messages 32 years after her death. I didn’t fully believe in being able to connect with people who had crossed over or in reincarnation, but …
Limited edition comic books will be auctioned off, as well as action figures to be donated to the Autism Speaks foundation.
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Monday, February 4
The following information was provided by Matthew Lieberman’s Mitzvah project. On February 17, 2013 at 74 South Martine Ave. Fanwood, NJ from 1:00-3:00pm, Temple Sholom/Fanwood Presbyterian Church will be hosting Comic for Causes to benefit the Matthew Lieberman’s Mitzvah project with special guest speaker, Frank “the Wizard” Thorne. Several local comic stores will be on site to sell comics. Shops will be donating a percentage of proceeds to Autism Speaks. The day’s events will include silent auctions for limited editions, collectables and signed pieces with 100% percent of proceeds going towards Autism Speaks. Opportunities for individuals and retail stores to sell action figures and comics, with 10% of proceeds going towards Autism …