Event Details

  1. Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020

  • Location: Vance Thompson Vision- West Fargo, ND

                         505 32nd Ave. E

                          West Fargo, ND 58078

                          {{{  Parking  Lot   }}}

  • Time: 10:00AM - 6:30PM

Your flower order maybe picked up in the Parking lot of Vance Thompson Vision-West Fargo. Flowers will be on display on the north side of the parking lot or if weather is less then ideal they will be kept safely inside an enclosed trailer.

Please be respectful of others. If you have been sick, had a fever, or have had any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 please stay home. Additionally, if you have had contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 please stay home. To minimize large groups of people please pick up your flowers in groups of two or less. It is also advised, but not mandatory to wear a face mask when interacting with others.
THANK YOU for practicing social responsibility.


Please note: if you prefer to not get out of your car we will be offering drive-up/curb side pick-up.  


  • We will NOT be shipping out any flowers. It is with sincere apology if you were lead to believe I was mailing them to you. If you would like a refund I can arrange that. Please email me (hjogreenwood@gmail.com) your request. I will be better and provide clear direction next year.
  • If you cannot pick-up your flower I do my best to get it to someone locally related to the Angel Baby or else I donate them to others who can care for and enjoy them throughout the summer.

They hold the missing piece of our heart.

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What is an Angel Baby?

A baby that that was lost at any point during pregnancy, or even after birth.

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What is the Angel Baby Mile?

The Angel Baby Mile is an opportunity to honor our lost babies.  A specific mile of the Fargo Marathon, on May 18, 2019, will be called the Angel Baby Mile.  Those interested in honoring a baby may sponsor a flower pot.  The flower pots will be placed along the side of the race course. The Angel Baby Mile is sponsored by Vance Thompson Vision and the flower pots will be from Baker Nursery (Baker Garden and Gift, Fargo, ND). 

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Who can sponsor a flower?

The Angel Baby Mile is open to anyone who is interested in purchasing a flower pot to honor an Angel Baby.  If you have been impacted in anyway by the loss of a baby, I encourage you to proudly honor their precious souls by sponsoring a flower pot in their honor.  

"Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart" -WInnie-the-Pooh

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How do I get a flower pot sponsored?

The flowers are ordered on this website (angelbabymile.org).  Each flower pot will have Angel Baby's name on it and who sponsored it.  It is also an option to anonymously sponsor a flower pot.

What if Baby wasn't named yet?

If baby wasn't named they can be given any nickname you wish or can be left anonymous.  Ex: Baby G, Baby Greenwood, Pumpkin, etc.    

Do I get to pick which flower pot arrangement I want?

Yes!  You will be able to select your flower arrangement when placing your order.

Do I take flower pot home with me?

Yes!  Please bring your flower home with you and watch it grow and blossom over the summer.  If you are unable to bring the flower pot home with you for whatever reason we will be sure it blooms for you over the summer months.  

What if I can't attend the event?

That is ok! We would still encourage you to sponsor a flower pot in honor of your angel baby.  After the event is over all remaining flower pots will be taken care of and we will be sure it blooms for you over the summer months.      

Can I run the race?

Yes!  If you want to run the race instead of hanging out at the Angle Baby Mile that it totally acceptable.  Please feel free to make your way back to the Angel Baby Mile area after you finish your race.   

How to Support

Angel Mom Collection

Hopeful Heart Project

Angel Mom Collection

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I was so proud of my first daughter, Jules. Despite the short 22 weeks I was able to carry her I wanted the world to know about her. I wanted people to know she mattered and had value in my life.  She changed me to the core. 

I wasn't just a "regular" Mom, but now and forever an ANGEL MOM. 

Engraved Jewelry

Hopeful Heart Project

Angel Mom Collection

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There is just something about always having a necklace, bracelet, or a ring on that reminds you of your precious Angel.  Frequently seeing their name , initial, or a simple symbol throughout the day can bring a touch of warmth to your day.  The commission from sales from link will be directly donated to Angel Baby Mile. 

Hopeful Heart Project

Hopeful Heart Project

Hopeful Heart Project

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Hopeful Heart Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing hope, healing, and support to parents who have endured the tremendous loss of a child.  They strive to educate families in their options, provide them with the resources and comfort they may need, and create events centered around self-care and healing.

Emroidered Blanket

Personalized Candle

Hopeful Heart Project

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It is comforting to wrap a blanket around you that has your babes name on it.  Besides just a name you could also get Babe's birthday, Initial, Symbol, or a quote.  

Home Decor

Personalized Candle

Personalized Candle

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Memories on display around your home can certainly fill up your heart with joy. 

Personalized Candle

Personalized Candle

Personalized Candle

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This. Just this. Burning a candle with your precious's name on it! Therapeutic.  This company allows you to get both the lid and jar personalized along with picking your own scent for the candle.

Freezer Meals / Meal Train

Freezer Meals / Meal Train

Freezer Meals / Meal Train

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Not having to think about  preparing a meal after you endure a loss is important.  The meal(s) delivered mean so much more than just the nourishment that it provides.  It speaks love and compassion.  It's the perfect thing for loved ones to do when they feel like they can't help at all.  If cooking isn't for you setting up a Meal Train, or even getting groceries delivered are also great options.    

Thinking of you message

Freezer Meals / Meal Train

Freezer Meals / Meal Train

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Send a text, note in the mail, or give them a phone call.  Keep verbiage simple.  "Thinking of you."  

"You are so strong."

"I saw the most beautiful sunrise and thought of your sweet Willow Jane."

  

THANK YOU


Thank you to all who have chosen to honor these very special babies.  It is such a true testament of LOVE.

Story behind the Angel Baby Mile

Jules & Leni

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The Angel Baby Mile was inspired by two sisters, Jules and Leni. I, their Mother, was not able to bring either girl home from the hospital. My heart broke and dreams shattered. Jules, the big sister, was born at 22 weeks with a conditioned called Anencephaly. This condition is not compatible for life outside of the womb. A few months after losing Jules we were blessed to have conceived Leni, the little sister. Leni had perfect development and growth. However, at 28.5 weeks little Leni's heart stopped beating. I love these two girls so much and am proud to call them my daughters.  I want to share them with others. Just like Moms of living children like to do.  


The Angel Baby Mile has been created for an opportunity for loss Moms, families, and friends to honor their Angel Baby(s). I want people to feel that they can and should share their precious baby(s). The mental and emotional struggle of trying to survive the loss of a baby is one of the hardest things a person will ever endure. It should not be a road walked alone. Community can help those grieving. I want to help build that community. Please remember that it is always okay to ask for help if you need it.  Sometimes our tomorrows do not look bright. Those are tough times.

 

Lets build a community that can help lift others when they are feeling weak.  

Angel Baby Mile Sponsor

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Baker Garden & Gifts

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