Choose Love Fundraiser at Blue Herron in Milford, CT

Jun 15, 2023 | Fundraisers, General, Press Releases

Shop for treasures and help us create a safer and more loving world!

A Choose Love Movement fundraiser will take place at the Blue Herron in Milford, CT on Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1 from 10 am to 5 pm. 100% of proceeds from ALL sales on both days will be donated to Choose Love. This is part of our annual June fundraiser to honor Sandy Hook victim, Jesse Lewis. Refreshments will be available including cupcakes.

The Silver Sands beachfront shop has something for everyone. It is a go-to spot for beach lovers decorating their summer homes with a large collection of nautical-inspired creations from local artists, plus collectables, handmade jewelry and trinkets, and vintage, antique and new furnishings and decor.

Scarlett Lewis, Choose Love founder and Jesse’s mother, will be driving up in the Choose Love Bus bringing Choose Love merchandise for sale including rubber ducks as part of our Summer of Fun Vacation Duck Photo Contest. Scarlett will also be available to sign her books, A Pathway to FlourishingNurturing Healing Love, From Sandy Hook to the World and Rose’s Foal.

“My mom has owned and operated this store for over 20 years. It’s such a great location across from the beautiful Silver Sands Beach so you can bring the family and make the day of it. It’s everything that we love, and I know that you’ll love it too. Plus everything you buy will benefit an my non-profit organization which works to keep our kids, safe and advocate for their health and well-being,” said Scarlett.

Blue Herron 852 E Broadway, Milford, CT – June 30th and July 1st – 10 am to 5 pm

Jesse Lewis would have been 17 years old on June 30th. Jesse saved nine classmates in the Sandy Hook tragedy before being killed, and he has inspired millions to Choose Love.

The Choose Love Movement is celebrating its 10th anniversary and has proudly served more than 3.5 million children and adults in all 50 states and 120 countries.

Your help will support our 2023 Goals:

  • Reach 7 Million People
  • High school and middle school program updates
  • Choose Love Caregiver program launch
  • Choose Love Corrections program launch

If you cannot attend but would like to support the Choose Love Movement, text JESSE to 41444 or make a donation online.

About Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement:

Jesse Lewis lost his life in the Sandy Hook School tragedy in 2012. This event is in celebration of Jesse’s 17th birthday. Proceeds will benefit Choose Love programming which provides free character social-emotional development to help children manage their emotions, feel connected, and have healthy, meaningful relationships.

Choose Love’s free programming has been accessed in all 50 states and in 120 countries, reaching 3.5 million children, and is based upon the Choose Love Formula (Courage + Gratitude + Forgiveness + Compassion-in-Action). Choose Love extends beyond the classroom through additional no-cost programs for the home, communities, athletics, and the workplace, as well as multiple extension programs.