Abbey's Hope receives $5,000 in-kind donation from local Wal-Mart stores

EDINA, MINN. – Oct. 19, 2011 – Four area Wal-Mart stores recently donated nearly 1,000 swimsuits (with a value of $5,000) to Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation.

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Abbey’s Hope’s founder receives Champion of Safety Award

EDINA, MINN. – Oct. 5, 2011 – Safe Kids Minnesota, the Minnesota Safety Council and the Minnesota Department of Health recently awarded Katey Taylor with the first-ever Champion of Safety Award at the Third Annual Childhood Injury Summit held in St. Paul.

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Abbey’s Hope awards more than $30,000 in grants to promote pool and spa safety

EDINA, MINN. – Sept. 21, 2011 – For the fourth year in a row, Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation has provided grants to local community groups dedicated to educating youths and parents on pool and spa safety.

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The Dragonfly Story

Excerpted from the eulogy at Abbey Taylor's Celebration of Life Service

Below the surface of a quiet pond lived a colony of water bugs. They were happy, living far from the sun. But they noticed that occasionally, a member of their colony would climb up a lily stalk and disappear from sight, never to return. Where do you suppose she went? wondered a water bug.

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Pool Safety Tips

  • Use the Water Watchdog System to make sure children are always closely supervised in the pool area.

  • Remind kids to stay away from pool and hot tub drains.

  • Never dive into water less than 9 feet deep.

  • Keep gates to the pool area latched.


More water safety tips