Ali Edwards Capture life. Create art.

March 31, 2007

My heart…

is full.

YOU guys did this…thank you for coming together and doing something so good.


I love you all. What an amazing group of people…one + one + one.

Thank you.

And yep, it will take a few days before we get the official count. Keep the faith.


  • 1.
    Jane said…

    Huge congrats! This is so cool.

  • 2.
    Tara said…

    YOU DID IT!!!!!

  • 3.
    Jenna said…

    Holy cow – congrats Ali! What an insanely exciting day.

  • 4.
    LawrenBC said…

    No Ali, YOU did this. I’m so inspired. Congrats!

  • 5.
    BrendaEien said…

    I am so excited for you Ali!!!! YAY!

  • 6.
    michelle78968400 said…

    We did it becasue we had a great inspirer to keep us going. Big love hugs to you and your family. Go Simon!!!

  • 7.
    Sharon said…

    Such an awesome ride to be a part of! Thanks Ali!! :)

  • 8.
    Martha M. said…

    No Ali, YOU are amazing for gathering us all together ONE BY ONE! This is awesome. An simply incredible accomplishment.

  • 9.
    Laura Reaux said…

    Not I, Not You…
    WE did it.

  • 10.
    Maribeth O'Dell said…

    Congrats, Ali! I’m happy to have been a part of the journey and watch this whole thing unfold. So cool.

  • 11.
    Samantha said…

    Yay Ali!!! Muchos congrats!!!

  • 12.
    Stephanie Craig said…

    So Very Amazing. Congratulations.

  • 13.
    Martha M. said…

    No Ali, YOU are amazing for gathering us all together ONE BY ONE! This is awesome. A simply incredible accomplishment.

  • 14.
    Brek Noice said…

    CONGRATS!!! You are awesome, Ali.

  • 15.
    kari said…

    Yeah for you . . . you are amazing. Thank you for taking us with you on the journey.

  • 16.
    Kelly Farstler said…

    You started it, and you inspired us! You’re an awesome coach for an awesome team :)
    For me, I was so happy to help a cause so dear to you because of all of the inspiration you give me, in art and in life. Thank YOU for being such a positive force in so many of our lives.

  • 17.
    jen said…

    Yay! YOU ROCK … over $57,000 (including Kevin’s money!) ;) towards autism research ~ THAT will make a difference.

  • 18.
    Jennifer said…

    Congratulations!!! You are an inspiration to many, and thank you for your dedication!!

  • 19.
    Cricket said…

    I’m so happy for you Ali, what a great thing you have done for Autism!
    Cricket :)

  • 20.
    Tammy said…

    Ali, I know many of us are glad to have helped out. Congrats — it’s something you should be extremely proud of.

  • 21.
    Sharla said…

    Congratulations! This is WAY better than refreshing for an e-bay auction! I am so overjoyed for you and everyone this will benefit!

  • 22.
    Dee said…

    How awesome is this!!
    Well done!!

  • 23.
    Kari said…

    Congratulations :)

  • 24.
    Carol said…

    Hip Hip Hooray!
    Hip Hip Hooray!
    Hip Hip Hooray!
    YOU ROCK!!

  • 25.
    Maria said…

    So very happy. Inspired. Thrilled for you. For all the thousands of people that you reach with your amazing inspiration! Wow. So very cool indeed. You are history in the making Ms. Ali Edwards! :)

  • 26.
    Rita said…

    I know that not only scrappers participated, but what an amazing group of people who did! Thank you Ali for giving us this amazing opportunity to participate!

  • 27.
    Sherri P said…

    AWESOME!!!! Big congrats Ali, and back pats for all of us!

  • 28.
    Genevieve said…

    This has been incredible! Congratulations!

  • 29.
    Giovanna said…

    Wow. I have the warm fuzzies! Congrats on your major accomplishment and thanks for the ride!

  • 30.
    Lisa I. said…

    Congratulations!!! Yay for Autism Speaks!

  • 31.
    Dee said…

    Well said by many others — YOU did it, Ali and each one of us were inspired by you to join this fight against autism.
    All of us love you!

  • 32.
    missy norris said…

    in a time when we are always rushed and all about me, me, is so amazing and inspiring to see so many gget together for an excellent cause! Congrats!!!

  • 33.
    AnnB said…

    Well, holy crap – how cool is that!? Congrats for bringing all of these people together for one goal. Very, very cool.

  • 34.
    Julie B said…

    Congratulations!! Enjoy the moment and be proud of what you have accomplished for such a great cause.

  • 35.
    Pat D said…

    ROCK ON!!!!!

  • 36.
    Sharna said…


  • 37.
    Kelly Farstler said…

    Actually, what I want to know is will Kevin Bacon show up at your door with one of those big checks? Now THAT would be awesome, and so scrappable :)
    I think he should, you did such a fantastic job rallying all of us to do something good.

  • 38.
    Lindsay said…

    Ali, we are all so proud of you. I’m cheering up here in Canada! YOU are an inspiration to us all. I hope we all take a little piece from this adventure and put it to use in our own lives.

  • 39.
    Tiffany said…


  • 40.
    margie r said…

    WOW! Ali YOU DID IT!
    margie r

  • 41.
    nicki said…

    WE love YOU Ali!!!
    YOu have inspired ME to make a differnce.
    ONE person can do it, but TOGETHER it is much more fun!!
    Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your dream.
    YOU rock! :-)

  • 42.
    Tracey McNamara said…

    I wish you a
    night’s sleep…
    sweet dreams,
    sweet soul!
    You done good.

  • 43.
    Sharon F. said…


  • 44.
    Denise Kashyap said…

    CONGRATS Ali!!!
    What an AWESOME journey!!!!

  • 45.
    Leslie said…

    Woo hoooooooooo!!! Congratulations!!!! What an exciting adventure you’ve taken us all on! Amazing job, my dear!

  • 46.
    Kelly said…

    Congrats, Ali! How wonderful and amazing and exciting to have been a part of this, to know that anyone truly can make a difference one person at a time. You’re an inspiration! ~Kelly

  • 47.
    Nicky Hurt said…

    I have been checking back every half an hour all day long! I’m so happy for you, for Autism Speaks, and for Simon. Great Job, Ali! You have done an amazing thing.
    One person can do a huge thing.
    And that’s you.

  • 48.
    Carol said…

    Look what YOU did!
    Look what WE did!
    I am inspired by your giving and passion!
    I hope a cause and cure for Autism can come from this effort.
    Carol in CA

  • 49.
    tara pollard pakosta said…

    go celebrate.
    you did such a great thing!

  • 50.
    Nicole Toshack said…

    Congratulations! I’m so glad that I was able to donate from Alberta, Canada. Its amazing to be part of such a great cause.

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