Glad to Give You a Chance to Win $500

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Little efforts count. Whether it's frosting the perfect cake for your son's Spiderman cupcakes or volunteering at a food pantry. Moms know that our efforts have and impact on our communities and on how we educate our children to be good global citizens. Sometimes a company like Glad makes a big effort and that's what I'm here to share today.

You may already know Glad is a proud supporter of Cookies for Kids'?? Cancer, a non-profit organization committed to raising money to support pediatric cancer research through bake sales. Thanks to a Mamaista event last week, I got to meet Gretchen the charity's founding mom. I was wowed by her efforts to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer through cookie sales.

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When Glad approached me about sharing how my family gives back through food-related activities. I immediately thought of my church's moms group. Informally organized, every time our church has a new baby in the fold, the other moms spring into action. We sign up to cook and deliver a week's worth of meals to the new parents. Allowing a mom to skip kitchen duty and bond with baby is so important. I was blessed with two happy healthy girls and have enjoyed my wild ride of motherhood. But I couldn't do it without friends.

Now let's talk about how you give back. I've got the incredible opportunity to giveaway a $500 gift card to the reader who shares the most compelling story sharing your recipe for giving. 

Share it: In order to win, write a blog post, facebook entry or leave a comment on this post. Here are the rest of the submission guidelines:

* The Submission must be in text format;
* The Submission must involve a food-sharing occasion;
* The Submission must not exceed one hundred (100) words in length;
* The Submission must be in English; and
* The Submission cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means.

At the end of the contest (5/31/10), I'??ll be able to read through all of the comments and select one winner '?? the person I think has the best, most inspiring, recipe for giving. They will be awarded a $500 gift card on behalf of Glad as their prize.

For a full list of rules go here.

For more chances to win and give, check out the Glad for Giving page.

Momtrends was not paid for this post. I did get some awesome storage containers and some cookies!

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