Due to the impact of COVID-19 and per the recommendations of NC Department of Health and Human Services and Governor Cooper, this event has been postponed. We will update you with more information as soon as possible. Thank you for your support of the Christina Latini Memorial 8K and Operation Sweet Tooth. We thank you for your patience as we … Read More
The 2nd Annual Memorial 8K & 2 Mile Walk Continues to Grow and Impact!
We can’t believe the 2nd Annual Christina Latini Memorial 8K, 2 Mile Walk and Virtual run is over. There was so much planning and then in a blink of an eye, we crossed the finish line. As that final week approached, we became a little nervous that we would not equal our previous year’s total. And we heard that is … Read More
The 3rd Annual Toy Drive Brings Smiles and Hope!
The holidays can be the most wonderful time of the year. However, for many, it can be the most difficult time of the year. We had the honor of helping children who are impoverished and didn’t even know if they would receive a present from Santa this year. We were thankful that we raised and purchased enough toys to support … Read More
Our Back To School Supply Drive Was A Huge Success
We cant thank everyone enough for all the huge support of our 2nd Annual School Supply Drive. Because of your generosity, we raised over 2400 individual school supplies! We were able to support Classroom Central, Communities In Schools and Blythe Elementary with donation boxes. 15 in total! In addition, we helped support individual teachers and other schools such as David … Read More
The Christina Latini Memorial 8K, 2 Mile Walk and Virtual Run Was A Huge Success!
We cannot thank everyone enough for coming out to support our race and to honor Christina’s spirit and memory. Your support will allow Operation Sweet Tooth to continue our mission of helping underprivileged children in our local communities. We truly feel blessed that for a first year race, we had over 43 volunteers, 21 sponsors, 3 partners and 469 participants! Wow! … Read More
Less Than Two Weeks Remain Until the Christina Latini Memorial 8K, 2 Mile Walk and Virtual Run!
We are coming down to the final stretch in preparation for our run. Certainly not without its hiccups and definitely a learning experience but we are hoping to have a great venue, We currently have 228 participants which is short of our goal but there is still plenty of time left. We are thankful for the numerous organizations that helped … Read More
The Second Annual Operation Sweet Tooth Toy Drive Delivered As Promised!
Leading into this past holiday season, we were optimistic that we could have a similar, if not greater impact, providing toys for children in our community. Once again, we are truly humbled by the generosity of so many to allow us to keep our daughter’s spirit alive by positively impacting the lives of children. This being our second year, we … Read More
Back To School Supply Drive Success
We cannot thank you all enough for your generosity and helping Operation Sweet Tooth with our Back To School supply drive. Because of you, we were able to donate 4 large and heavy boxes to Communities In Schools and Classroom Central. To us, we find it terribly sad that so many children don’t have the means necessary to afford items … Read More
Easter Basket Delivery Was A Hopping Success
Operation Sweet Tooth was blessed to have the opportunity to deliver Easter baskets for the children of the Church of God Orphanage. A friend of ours, who sells ThirtyOne was kind enough to hold a fundraiser to help supply the utility totes which we used as baskets. Operation Sweet Tooth then went on several shopping sprees to fill each … Read More
The First Annual Toy Drive Is a Wrap
When my wife and I had the idea to create Operation Sweet Tooth to honor our daughter’s memory, we had no idea of how our initiative would be welcomed. We are just a simple, mourning family, wanting to honor our daughter’s memory and do some good for other children, and their families while trying to find some healing during the … Read More