Meet Emily Ledger
Emily Ledger is amazing. In fact, Emily is Miss Amazing Teen New Hampshire. But Emily’s title is only one reason why she’s so, well…amazing! Emily was born with no pulmonary valve and has had multiple heart surgeries due to a rare defect. However, Emily has not let any of this stop her. She loves playing soccer, basketball, skiing, yoga, Zumba, working with horses, and dancing whenever she gets the chance. She’s also an ambassador for the Make-a-Wish Foundation, which grants wishes to children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions. Emily became an ambassador when she was 5 years old after she was granted a wish—a trip to Disney World— from the foundation. Today she is committed to raising money so other children will have their wishes granted as well.
Emily’s story is truly inspiring, which is why she has been crowned Miss Amazing Teen New Hampshire. Now Emily needs your support for her next big endeavor. We encourage you to help Emily and her family make the trip to Chicago for the National Miss Amazing Teen Event scheduled for August 3rd through the 8th.
Annalee is donating 10% of your purchases on Thursday, July 27th to Emily’s fundraising goal. Shop our Christmas in July Sale and help Emily attend the National Miss Amazing Teen Event.
Miss Amazing is an organization that provides opportunities for girls and women with disabilities to build confidence and self-esteem in a supportive environment. The National Miss Amazing gathering bring representatives together from across the country who have stepped up to be role models and philanthropists in their local communities. National Miss Amazing attendees celebrate diversity and convene on the ways to unlock the inspiration and tools necessary to make the world a better place.
Way to go Emily!
“Emily is an outstanding representative for New Hampshire and Annalee is proud to support her fundraising goal to attend the National Miss Amazing gathering,” says Betsey Pelletier, retail director of Annalee Dolls. “Emily is an active member of her community and school. She’s involved in several sports, both at school and through Special Olympics. Emily is also a selfless young woman. At age 5, she was granted a wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Since then, Emily has chosen to give back by becoming a Make-A-Wish Ambassador. She helps fundraise so that other kids’ wishes may be granted.”
“We’re really excited to do our part to help send Emily and her family to Miss Amazing Nationals. This is sure to be a wonderful experience for them. We’re hoping that the Annalee community will rally behind Emily to help her reach her fundraising goals. We’ll also have a donation box at the retail store so people can support Emily without making a purchase,” says Pelletier.
Learn more or donate directly to Emily by going to: www.gofundme.com/EmilyNH.