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I cannot thank Smartpak enough

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  • I cannot thank Smartpak enough

    Sometimes we have to thank business for doing good,,,,this morning I read that one of the victims of the Newtown CT shooting loved horses. Her name was Jessica,,,in what I read Jessica was promised a horse when she would reach the age of ten. Sadly that accolade will never be reached. Instead of flowers I wanted to send a Breyer horse to the Honan Funeral Home,,,,well I rang up Smartpak,,,,the young lady was struck by my request and sent three tiny angel horses on their cost...thank you Smartpak...

  • #2
    BIG "Like"!
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    • #3
      wow that is so sweet


      • #4
        LOVE THIS!


        • #5
          I will continue to use Smart Pak....


          • #6
            How wonderful! Thank you, SmartPak, for being so thoughtful.
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            • #7
              Awww....bless you and Smartpak for being so thoughtful and generous!
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              • #8
                Thumbs up to both the OP and Smartpak. What a wonderful thing to do!
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                • #9


                  • Original Poster

                    Here is a response from Smartpak
                    Have a tissue
                    Smartpak,,,truly a very caring company
                    SmartPak Hi Jeanne, thank you for thinking of SmartPak for your wonderful gesture. We're all deeply saddened by Friday's events and our thoughts and condolences go out to the families.
                    While we know there is nothing we can say or do that would even begin to alleviate the grief created by the loss of a child, all of us SmartPakers who've lost horses and ponies over the years are asking all of our beloved former equine partners to welcome Jessica, and all those who lost their lives, with warm whinnies and friendly knickers.
                    Your note about ponies in heaven reminded us of the wonderful words Stanley Harrison penned:
                    "Somewhere in time's own space
                    There must be some sweet pastured place
                    Where creeks sing on and tall trees grow
                    Some Paradise where horses go.
                    For by the love that guides my pen
                    I know great horses live again.”

                    We hope that everyone finds peace in that sweet pastured place.


                    • #11
                      Ok now I'm weeping.
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                      • #12
                        This brought tears to my eyes! What a touching gesture from both the OP and Smart Pak.


                        • Original Poster

                          Here is a link to Jessica's obituary,,at the bottom is an address if anyone would like to send a book in here name,,thank you for letting me share


                          • #14
                            Thank you to you and SmartPak. That was a good thing to do.


                            • #15
                              Grateful for people like you and Smartpak.
                              Rest in peace Claudius, we will miss you.


                              • #16
                                SmartPak is obviously made up of good people. So glad to do business with such a company.
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                                • #17
                                  Just one more reason why I love SmartPak. This brought tears to my eyes
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                                  • #18
                                    Love this. Kudos to the OP and to Smartpak for your thoughtfulness.


                                    • #19
                                      SmartPak sent me two hand-written notes when my horse died. Of course this tops that by a mile.

                                      They are amazing.


                                      • #20
                                        Smartpak may not be a "mom and pop" business, but the way they treat their customers is. Wonderful, touching gesture from OP, and what a great response from smartpak.