It all got started on the 4th of July last year. Peggy Onwiler was reading in bed, dreaming of a way to help women in need.
Suddenly, Peggy had a revelation and a charity now known as Sister Hugs came to life.
Peggy took a leap of faith when she started this group, "My fear at first was I have this dream and I'm going to be the only one buying things and I'm going to go broke and it's going to die in about a week."
Fortunately, Peggy was dead wrong, "Instead of dying, it completely snowballed."
8 months after it got started, the Sister Hugs sensation has spread all across America. Peggy says, "We had a little girl that we were praying for and it's like prayers from New York, prayers from Georgia, prayers from California. It is national."
A thoughtful group full of Peggy's fellow teachers at Norris Elementary School are pitching in to create what Peggy calls "love bombs." She says maybe the most important ingredient in a love bomb is the hand-written card.
Marcia Henning received a surprise love bomb as she was fighting cancer, "It means everything. I don't think you could do the journey without the support and you're just loved more than you ever knew you could be loved."
Peggy exclaims, "My favorite thing is when we get a thank you back from somebody, and not because I need to be thanked for it, but their thank you tells me how we touched their heart and that's the whole point of it."
If you would like to nominate someone to receive a love bomb from Sister Hugs go to the facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/SisterHugs?ref=ts&fref=ts