Since many of these teens asked for books (and one asked for Whale Song), I am especially drawn to this cause.
Original wish list...these are the kids who are still waiting for sponsors.
Carol: age 14 wishes for Over the Hedge dvd; Shania cologne in pink bottle; zebra dangling earrings, necklace set
Hannah: age 17 wishes for License to Wed dvd; Large black book bag with school supplies; Hailey Abbott books: Mermaid Park, Saving Zoe, The Perfect Boy and Waking up to Boys
Opal: age 14 wishes for makeup kit for African-American skin tone. (She is dark); Fergie cds: Big Girls don't Cry and Glamorous; and M women's or L juniors pajama pants & tank top (green is her favorite color)
Brad: age 12 wishes for Soccer ball & goal; soccer pads; and Transformers DVD
Greg: age 15 wishes for a watch; cologne; and a basketball
James: age 15 wishes for a sports watch; L Atlanta Braves hoodie and cologne
Kevin: age 14 wishes for an art/drawing set; skateboard; and XL men's helmet for skateboarding
Larry: age 12 wishes for a personal cd player; any Rap cd's released in 2007 (clean); and Spiderman 3 dvd
Paul: age 12 wishes for an acrylic paint set; remote control truck; and a paintball set
Stephen: age 13 wishes for a beginning set of weights (inexpensive hand weights are fine) and a stop watch. He also needs clothing badly. I would get a Visa gift card
William: age 15 wishes for a shaving kit; basketball and any action dvd.
Here is part 2 of the wish list (updated Nov. 29th, 2007), printed with permission from Jan Taylor at ACE:
April: age 15 wishes for size 7 Minnie Tonka swede loafers that have sheepskin lining; Speak and Twisted by Laura Henderson; & Cut by Patti McCormick; soft, warm socks
Brenda: age 14 wishes for Who am I without Him, Begging for Change and Money Hungry by Sharon Flake; a purse; & cologne
Carly: age 16 wishes for a speaking electronic collegiate dictionary and new size 0 or 26 jeans. (This child is trying to improve her SAT vocab and desperately wants to go to college.
Diana: age 14 wishes for a soft light pink or cream throw blanket; a plug in the wall black or silver cordless telephone; and a pair of Medium flannel pajamas with tee shirt
Ellen: age 13 wishes for Lurlene McDaniel books: Letting Go of Lisa; My Secret Boyfriend; Don’t Cry for Yesterday; More than Just a Smart Girl; bath set; and lip gloss, mascara and blush
Francesca: age 16 wishes for size 7 tennis shoes for running track; Sarah Dessen books: Just Listen & the Truth about Forever; and anything for her room (she likes nature and neutral toned stuff)
Gretchen: age 15 wishes for the Bourne series on dvd; and a white feminine white bedside lamp. She also needs size 7 or 29 jeans and M junior shirts. She likes sporty stuff.
Helen: age 16 wishes for The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin and What Happened to Cass McBride by Gail Giles; She needs size 11 junior jeans and a light weight jacket, jacket or fleece.
Inez: age 13 wishes for a purse; personal cd player; and Lil' Wayne cd (clean version)
Julie: age 17 wishes for light beige makeup kit (red haired girl with lots of freckles); teenage Christian novels; and teenage Christian rock music
Kaye: age 15 wishes for Smart Girls & Fast Boys; French Kiss; Laguna Cove and Faking 19 by Allison Noel; she also wants a scarf, gloves and ear covering headband; and cologne
Lana: age 16 wishes for hip/hop cds; a swatch (watch); and jewelry (loves loud stuff)
Myra : age 14 wishes for Who Needs Boys & Studying Boys by Stephanie Davis; nail polish kit; and face cleaning products for very oily skin
Nina: age 14 and twin to Myra wishes for Pretty Little Liars series by Sara Shepard; a curling iron that won't fry her very thin straight hair; and cologne
Olla: age 16 wishes for a steam iron; candles and candle holder; and a sewing kit
Priscilla: age 14 wishes for any Meg Cabot books other than the Princess Diaries series; bubble bath stuff; and classical music cds
Quenita: age 17 wishes for Paris Hilton cologne; purse and dress flats in a size 7.5 (She sings with her church choir)
Rita: age 13 wishes for the Clique series of books by Lisa Harrison; lip gloss, mascara and eye shadow; and a L junior sweater
Stephanie: age 16 wishes for a learn to crochet kit; size M or 8 women's Christmas sweater; and a bath robe
Tina: age 14 wishes for A Certain Slant of Light and any other books by Laura Whitcomb; acne kit for oily skin; and a necklace/earring set
Ursula: age 13 wishes for The Gossip Girl series of books; charcoal drawing set; and a blue jean purse
Victoria : age 12 wishes for High School Musical 1 & 2 dvd; Keith Urban cds: Be There, Days go by; Love, Pain and the Whole Crazy Thing
Whitney: age 15 wishes for silver or white 3x5 and 4x6 picture frames; Carrie Underwood & Rascal Flatts newest cds; and a scrapbook kit.
Xanda: age 15 wishes for A Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr; Lost It by by Kristin Tracy; Harmless by Dana Reinhardt; bath & body works stuff; and tickets to the movies
Yvette : age 15 wishes for The Chocolate series for a Teen's Heart; compact powder in sand beige, with mascara, rose blush and lip gloss; and a throw blanket
Zara: age 16 wishes for Nora Roberts books: The McKade Brothers; Carolina Moon; Montana Sky; Irish Rebel; a cross necklace; and a Medium zip up & lined hoodie in blue, green, black, or brown.
Adam: age 12 wishes for the Pendragon series by Ferguson; size 14 boys rock n roll long sleeve shirts; size 14 boys black jeans and size 8 men's black tennis shoes
Brent: age 14 wished for Avenged 7 Fold cd "Avenged" and Breaking Benjamin latest cd; personal cd player; and a skateboard
Cal : age 16 wishes for a football, Blue October cd "Hate Me" and a personal cd player
Daniel: age 17 and a homebound student from an auto accident wishes for a personal DVD player and any action movies. He also needs 2XL pajama bottoms and tee shirts
Evan: age 15 and brother to Daniel wishes for a poker set; basketball and 2XL hoodie
Felix: age 13 wishes for a Risk board game; The Wheel of Time series books; and joke stuff
Grant: age 13 wishes for a hand held game; S men's racing team tee shirt; and racing team sunglasses
Henry: age 13 wishes for any of the Halo books; a camo sleeping bag and camping lantern
Jeremy: age 17 wishes for a boombox, watch and basketball
Kent : age 15 wishes for a rechargeable electric razor; and cologne
Lowell: age 14 (child has heart problems) wishes for The Lightning Thief, Sea of Monsters, Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan; Fact or Crap board game; and a S men's hoodie
Martin: age 14 and twin to Lance wishes for The Search for the Red Dragon and any other books by this author; Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader game; and a L hoodie
Norman : age 15 wishes for a Beat the Parents game; wallet and men's cologne
Patrick: age 13 with Hodgkins Lymphoma wishes for New Spring and Books 10 & 11 of the Wheel of Time series by Jordan ; an inexpensive MP3 player and a music card to download music
Quentin: age 14 wishes for an Uno Attack game; basketball and a L Polo shirt
Randy: age 17 wishes for a pocket watch with chain; rechargeable razor
Sean: age 12 wishes for the Totally Spies series, any books; a chess set; and a watch
Todd: age 16 wishes for an XL v neck sweater and a size 16.5 neck button up shirt. He also needs size 12 loafers
Vince: age 13 wishes for Ted Lazarus books 1 & 2 of Dragonman; Lord of the Rings DVD set
Walt: age 13 and identical to Vince wishes for Percy Jackson and the Olympians books 1-3; and Transformers DVD
Yancy: age 12 wishes for Harry Potter book 7, Dragon and wizard figurines
Zane: age 15 wishes for a hand held game; basketball and watch
Anyone interested in sponsoring a child for Christmas may call Jan Taylor at 770-254-3339 or e-mail her at cjantaylor.aol.com. Monetary contributions to help with the Christmas project can be sent to ACE, 8 Carmichael St., Newnan, GA 30263.
This list will be updated and new names added.
You can read my first post on this HERE.