Thursday, March 25, 2010

The Power of a Wish... A Giveaway!

Back when I was in high school, one of my brother's friends had a brother who was dying from a terminal illness. It was a pretty traumatic situation back then, and as a mom now I can't imagine knowing that my son was going to die. The thought just makes me shudder! The family submitted to the Make-A-Wish foundation the wishes of their son-- to see a Harry Potter movie filmed live. His wish was granted, and the whole family was able to go on a trip far away from the reality of illness and into a world where this little boy was given the biggest wish he could ever have thought. That was my first experience with the Make-A-Wish foundation, and it was truly impactful. I love the foundation and what they offer to children and families who are in terrible situations. That's why I was so excited to hear about this new program that Betty Crocker® is running right now. 
For the next 3 years, Betty Crocker® has made a $250,000 annual commitment to the Make-A-Wish foundation. Pretty cool huh? Want to know what's even cooler? The fact that with our help, they may be able to double their donation this year! That's right, Betty Crocker® is giving customers the chance to pitch in on this awesome venture. Want to know how you can participate? It's easy and there's two ways:
* Support the Make-A-Wish Foundation® online while saving on your favorite Betty Crocker® products through the Give $5, Get $5 promotion. Just visit the Betty Crocker® Stirring Up Wishes website from now through April 15th to donate $5 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help make children’s wishes come true and get $5 worth of downloadable Betty Crocker coupons. If you're like our family, this is a steal of a deal, because we eat Betty Crocker® brownies and cookies ALL. THE. TIME. They are a total lifesaver when you're busy but still need to bring dessert to your community group, play group or meeting at work!
* Simply purchase your favorite Betty Crocker® products this spring. For every specially marked package purchased, Betty Crocker will donate 10¢ to the Make-A-Wish Foundation®, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $250,000 and a maximum donation of $500,000. Easy peasy right? And to think that there's more to this story!

Because Betty Crocker® is so awesome, they're going to give one of my readers a prize pack AND make a $25 donation to the Make-A-Wish foundation on behalf of the winner! How awesome is that?!!! To enter this giveaway:

Mandatory Entry: Visit the Betty Crocker® Stirring Up Wishes website, and leave me a comment letting me know what wish you would grant, and why. 
Want additional entries? I thought so. 
For 1 extra entry: be/become a follower of my blog. Leave a comment letting me know.
For 1 extra entry: subcribe/be a subscriber to my blog. Leave a comment letting me know.
For 3 extra entries: blog about this giveaway. Leave a comment with the POST URL. 

Comments will be open until Wednesday, March 31st at 7:00AM CST. The winner will be selected using, and will have 48 hours to contact me with their information otherwise I will pick a new winner.

Disclosure: Betty Crocker has provided the prize pack, products, donations and product information through MyBlogSpark. All opinions in this article are my own. 
y Crocker provided you with the product, information, donations, and prize packs through MyBlogSpar