TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Type 1 Diabetic Daughter Is Her Mom’s Hero

This is a story I know Bret can relate to! My daughter Genavie is 13 years old and is a type 1 diabetic for 5 years now and we all know the struggles of diabetes at such a young age even at older ages. But nothing stops Genavie she feels she was blessed by God with this disease to see how strong she can be in life. If you ask her if she wants a new pancreas she will flat out tell you NO. She never showed an ounce of fear since the day she was diagnosed. My daughter has become my hero she has showed me that she is stronger then me and most adults taking in diabetes like its a blessing. Genavie attends Camp Victory every year. I know Bret is aware of that camp :-). Last year she was made camper of the year because she is so caring she went around helping the other kids. One of the things Genavie does to deal with the stresses of her diabetes is sing, her dream is to one day become famous so she can be a hero for other diabetics her age and let them know just because they are diabetic that does not mean they can’t concur their dreams. Another thing she plans if ever famous is to donate and do a lot of charity for diabetes she has always had a big heart she chose to raise money in school one year and donated it to JDRF. She makes me proud everyday. Genavie has an amazing singing voice.

  

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Bret’s Efforts In Giving Back Inspires Others To Do The Same 

I couldn’t resist bringing Bret this sweatshirt! It was so much fun at the meet and greet in Altoona, PA after the Rockin’ For Little Hearts III concert! Bret is such a caring, giving person! He has a way of making all his fans feel so very special!

– Jen

  
We wanted to say thank you for hanging out with us after the show in Syracuse, NY @ The Taste Of Syracuse. It was our pleasure to donate for Diabetes charities to help FIND A CURE! You are the greatest and such an inspiration to me. Because of you and your music my sugars are in better control now and I don’t nor will I ever feel like giving up as I did before because of my struggles through diabetes. KEEP ROCKING ON <3

– Rebecca

  

A Fan’s Throwback Thursday Story, Meeting Bret, Chemo & Inspiration

I met Bret 2 years ago after a concert in Hampton Beach, NH. I had just been told I needed chemo and cried all day. My friends convinced me to still go to the concert and do a meet/greet. Even though Bret had no idea what was going on, he was so incredibly nice, nicer than I ever imagined he would be. Two years later my treatments, surgeries etc are all done I had a chance to meet him again, this time with my daughter. We had a nice chat, I told him how much it meant to me that he was so kind and my daughter was thrilled to meet him too. In this day and age when stars are hero worshiped, Bret proves that he is the real deal. Bret is so charitable, so kind and thankful to all of his fans. Not only that, but every member of his band is just as nice and I’m so glad he’s feeling better.

 

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Pet Friends Love Bret’s Pets Rock Collection At Petsmart 

Max and Buddy want to thank you for their Bret Michaels’ Pets Rock collection toys available at Petsmart that they won in the rescue story contest! They love them! The snake that buddy has is very durable, which is hard to find because he chews up all his other toys, but this one seem almost indestructible! Max loves just hanging out with his ball, he is 14 yrs old so he don’t play much,  but he does like to just lay in he sun with it. Thank you!!! You made my furbabies very happy!

– Jackie

  

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Bret Michaels’ Pets Rock Collection At Petsmart Brings Contest Winner –  The Davis Family Closer Together

To whom it may concern, 

I wanted to say thank you for sending my puppies the coolest Bret Michaels Pets Rock at Petsmart merchandise! They LOVE their new toys. I believe I submitted my story on your site about how we received our two fur babies. They are my world, just as a human baby is their parents world. They have been a lot more active with each other and on their own. This is such a good sign. 

Our eldest chihuahua/miniature pincher mix, has been a bit sick off and on lately and the youngest, 3yr old same breed has tried to get her to play and she wouldn’t have anything to do with him or playing. Now, they have toys and fun things to play with and they don’t tear up the toys like a few others they have done to in the past. 

Bret Michaels, Petsmart and team, thank you all so much for bringing our family closer and thank you for all that you do. I have attached some pictures of our fur babies and their new toys. I hope you all have a wonderful week, and thank you from the bottom of our hearts! 

Sincerely, 

Sigourney, Ben, Jasmine, & Chopper Davis

   

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Inspired By Bret, Dana Pays It Forward To Help Elderly Woman

Hi Bret, 

You truly are an inspiration to me and others. I was in the grocery store last week and an elderly woman was in front of me. Her card was not working and couldn’t pay for her groceries. After watching this I just could not stand idly by. I volunteered to pay her bill and the poor lady just about fell over. The cashier and the other woman in line looked at me like I was completely crazy. All I could think of to say was we are taught to be charitable, right? If more of us did this, just took care of one another it could be a much happier world! You keep doing your thing brother and together we can make it better. Hope to see you in Chicago soon!

Dana

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National Puppy Day – March 23, 2015

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Today is National Puppy Day, a day to bring awareness about puppy mills and available, adoptable animals at shelters and rescues looking for their very own loving forever homes.

The MEGI family has seen many puppies come through our homes and families, living happily through their golden years.

Last year, we took in a stray dog in hopes of finding her owner or a new home of her very own. The weather was turning cold and we just couldn’t imagine her trying to find a warm place to sleep on a vacant property.

We named her Pinky Lee and much like many dogs on our road and in our family, she just showed up outside our gate and never left. The previous property owners and neighbors have all had to deal with animals being dumped on our road for many, many years.

The dogs we didn’t keep got taken to rescues and found their families. Pinky Lee should have been one of those dogs, but she came with nine puppies that entered the world just a month after we took her in.

Nine puppies, five girls and four boys that are now almost 6 months old. As we search for homes for these puppies, we want to remind you when you are looking for your furry forever family member, visit your local shelter or contact a local rescue. The most adorable little faces are there waiting for homes – even a few older ‘puppies’ that deserve a chance to be loved as well.

Here’s a few of the Pinky Lee Nine to help celebrate National Puppy Day and let’s hope that all the puppies, and older dogs, get their loving families sooner than later. ~ Christine

 

 

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: From Ripon, Wisconsin Press – Melissa Survives Fatal Auto Accident, Gets Inspired By Bret  At Oprah’s Lifeclass

Click here to read more about Melissa’s story, how the accident and meeting Bret changed her life outlook.

Click here to watch Bret’s full episode of Oprah’s Lifeclass!

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Bret Meets Some Awesome Diabetic Children @ Effingham, IL Birthday Bash!

Check of these great photos from Bret’s birthday bash last night in Effingham, IL where Bret took time to meet, take photos with and sign autographs for some really awesome diabetic children. As a lifelong type 1 diabetic himself, Bret was honored to meet these great children and young adults who have a positive attitude about living with diabetes. You rock! – Team Bret


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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Our Friend Jaxton, Inspiring Heart To Fight Batten Disease

Check out our awesome friend Jaxton who loved this heart all the way from a Bret Michaels fan in Alabama. He did his best to look the part while showing it off! To learn more about Jaxton, his fight against Batten Disease and how you can send him a heart, please click HERE.

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