So What’s Next for IRIS?

What a wonderful weekend to have a balloon release! The weather could not have been better. The last 2 years the weather was cold and wet, last year we had wall cloud mixed in with that balloons! Have posted a few pictures here and on the Infants Remembered In Silence Facebook page and hope to have more up on the IRIS website soon.

There are a lot of things going on with IRIS right now, we have Balloons from the release being found (in Iowa so far), we still have the Pepsi Refresh Grant (your daily vote is needed!), we are taking registration for the IRIS Turkey Trot – our 5K Chipped Timed 5K Run, 5K walk, and Kids Fun Run that will be held on Thanksgiving morning at the Faribault Middle School, and we are getting ready for the 17th Annual IRIS Holiday Service of Remembrance that is held annually on the 1st Sunday in December, this you that will be December 5, 2010.

You can find more info on all of these events at the IRIS website

Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. (IRIS): We really need your help with voting for IRIS to win $250,000 from Pepsi. This video explains allot about IRIS Please watch it and then log onto and vote every day for IRIS. You can also Text 102517 to Pepsi @ 73774 And vote from FB! Remember you have to click on “vote for this idea” then sign in, and click “VOTE FOR ITHIS IDEA” AGAIN. Then you will see the number of votes go from 10 to 9 and get a message of thanks from Pepsi. In case you didn’t hear, we are doing this again because Pepsi rolled us over to try again for the October voting cycle…Please share this info!


About irisremembers

Bereaved Mother, Founder and Executive Director of Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. (IRIS) IRIS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that works with people following the death of a child at any gestational age, or death from stillbirth, neo-natal death, birth defects, SIDS, SUDC, illness, accidents, and all other forms of infant or early childhood death. IRIS can be found online at ,on Facebook , and we can be followed on twitter and this blog.
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