We thought about having a party for her. We also thought about having a surprise party for her. But then we remembered that having people in Vermont = Gwen inevitably cooking and cleaning for her guests! We decided that was UNACCEPTABLE for our hard working, 60 year old mama!
But then we thought about the thing she wants and deserves the most - a vacation to the Caribbean! We decided to start this GoFundMe as an alternative to a party. Instead of the money people would have spent to travel to Vermont and/or buy a birthday gift, we are kindly asking that you donate towards a Caribbean vacation for Gwen and Len. It will be the honeymoon they never got to take!
PLEASE - don't feel any pressure to donate AT ALL. We realize this is a huge gift, and you absolutely do NOT have to give. Especially please don't give above your means! If you do donate, whatever you give (even $5) will be extremely appreciated and you can expect high energy/fanatic thank you phone calls from my mom in the near future! Guaranteed!
Also, just to be clear, THIS IS A SURPRISE GIFT! So please don't mention anything to Gwen until we present this to her around her actual birthday.
Thank you all SO very much for your genorosity! If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail Michelle.
Lots of love and gratitude, Michelle and Jessie
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