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Hip2Help Video Update (Griffin, Georgia)

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Wow! The last few days have been a whirlwind filled lots of sweat, smiles, laughter and tears and very little sleep. We left Griffin, GA yesterday after a fun-filled day at a local park and a morning shopping trip with our 2 sponsored families, the Wrights and the Duffeys. I am so thankful to Hip2Save readers Brandy and Carrie for arranging the entire event, coordinating volunteers, soliciting donations, and welcoming me and the entire Hip2Save team to their wonderful town! I am also so grateful to all of you for sending in donations; without you, none of this would have been possible.

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176 Hip Readers Commented

  • Tiffany says:

    I cried from beginning to end of this video… that is what our lives are all about!

  • Adrianna says:

    WOW, Collin your are absolutley amazing! You have such a big and caring heart! Truly an inspiration =)

  • Linda C. says:

    Really, there are no words to adequately describe how moving, generous and inspirational your Hip2Help Tour is to see in action.

    Your heart, and the hearts of your readers and volunteers shatter the belief that those of us who use coupons are only in it for themselves and to stockpile unnecessarily – the abundance of selfless giving is beyond amazing.

    In an economy that stretches a lot of us to the limits of our finances the outpouring of generosity is what makes us more than just an internet community, but an internet family who responds when called upon to take care of those less fortunate.

    Bravo to you and each and every person who has supported you and your efforts – I salute you!!

    Keep posting the videos, it is a great reminder of just how quickly our lives can change for both the better and the worse.

  • CWC says:

    That was great!!!!!!

  • Alex says:

    Collin– I love that you were able to put all of this together, travel half way across the country, and still tell us what free samples and coupons are available. Thanks for working so hard for Hip2Help and Hip2Save!

  • Lil Leprechaun says:

    Ditto to everything anyone has said on these comments! You are an amazing person and have amazing readers to be able to put all of this together. Truly incredible. Hip2Save is the best!!

  • Sarah says:

    This was great to watch. It made me cry. I wish I could have done more!

  • Carrie says:

    Wow, Collin! I don’t know, as a mom, how you do all that you do! AMAZING!

    You should bottle up your energy and sell it ’cause I would buy!

    Keep up the good work!

  • Lisa says:

    Yeah!!! That was awesome! I love when people help one another, especially total strangers. Keep it up and spread the love!

  • Kolina says:

    I cried watching the video. What a great thing for you to be helping those people out!! Your awesome Collin!!!

  • Jen C says:

    Did you ever dream that this would be a ministry to others that would have come from your blog? Thanks for sharing. I cried the whole time I watched! What a blessing!

  • Emily D says:

    Amazing job, Collin. So inspiring. Brought tears to my eyes. So proud of you!! Be safe and looking forward to the next video. PS. Excellent edit job.

  • stacey says:

    Collin,
    having been through a devastating tornado/housefire, where we lost everything but the clothes on our backs, I know how these families feel. When you have nothing at all, getting gifts like what you brought to these familys is such a blessing to them, now they can feel like they have some things again. I know all “things” can be replaced, but when you see everything you worked for, for your whole life gone in a matter of seconds its extremly upsetting. There lives are forever changed and it will take a very long time for them to feel normal again. Collin, what you, your family, your readers and volunteers have done for all these families is such a blessing, Im sure your lives will be forever changed too. There is a special place in heaven for all of you.
    I also love your energy, I hope you make some lifelong friends and have some fun too. Thanks for all you do.

  • nancy says:

    You guys are the best, My heart was filled with joy, thank you.. it is so nice to know that there are good people in this world that care about others.

    Be safe and have a good ytip

  • Amber says:

    Collin, you’re such a sweet person! Thank you and your readers for helping these people out! They are VERY lucky! And your kind gestures will be remembered by them and many people FOREVER! :)

  • Elaine says:

    I can say I am teary eyed after watching this video. This is a great thing you do for all those families.

  • Heidi S. says:

    So, so incredible … God bless!

  • Chris says:

    WOW :) I hope they have nothing but better brighter days ahead and we all should remember to just stop and play, smile. Tomorrow I WILL play with my child, thank you for reminding me things are to busy and lazy for them :)

  • Megan says:

    Collin – I have had what seemed like to me the worst 7 days I could possibly have. I just watched your video and I felt so inspired and it truely just warmed my heart. I think what your doing is wonderful!

  • Sarah says:

    Beautiful video! Wonderful job Collin and Co. I definitely have tears in my eyes!

  • Jen says:

    Amazing! What a great event! How wonderful that your family is with you! You are teaching your children by example at such a young age and they will no doubt grow to be amazing people!

  • Jennifer says:

    You have found gods plan for you and are doing a great job blessing others

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