Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Here is another great Giveaway with lots of things I also would love to receive in a Basket if I won. Believe it or not all this stuff fits perfectly in this Basket and its a lot. The winner will be receiving a beautiful Leopard Print Basket filled with a Pink 5X7 Frame, A writable picture scrapbook that holds 100 pictures, 2 easle frames, 2 mini frames, 2 picture books, 2 4X6 black fames with the words Laugh on one and Love on the other, and lastly a set of linkable picture fames for your fridge. This is such a fun basket to win and another great way to share and save your memories. This Basket will have the same guidelines and Story as the Starbucks Basket Giveaway so I apologize for the same story..The reason for putting this giveaway together is to bring awareness to World Vision. World Vision is a Mission organization with the mission to inspire others to help them fight Poverty. I just recently read and reviewed the Book The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns and since reading this book I have a new mission of my own. What I learned from this book is that every person counts. Every little bit helps and what ever I can do to help is what I am going to do. The facts are that, when we sit down just to eat our dinner, it takes about 20 minutes for everyone to finish and in that 20 minute time frame 300 children have died around the world. That's approx 1 child every 4 seconds, 26,000 today and approx 10 million this year. These numbers are unacceptable and tragically fact not fiction. Pandemic issues arrive often from the bird flu to the swine flu and in all actuality there is already a pandemic that has spread world wide and continues to grow. Its called poverty and we as Americans and the human race should be trying to stop this pandemic from spreading and hopefully eradicating it all together. A Pandemic means having widespread effect: existing in the form of a widespread epidemic that affects people in many different countries. AIDS is currently considered to be pandemic along with poverty. When 10 million people including children, their mothers and the head of household are dying because they cant feed there families or have the medicines and clean water to exist, we would call this a pandemic. In America approx. 35 million people are on the brink of hunger including 12 million of them children. The difference with America and third world countries is that we do have a government that is concerned about this and that we have people willing to put organizations together to help families in need of food, we also have the state we live in help with Tanif. Allowing Americans in need to get help when they are down.
My own story of kind people helping those that need help referring back to my last blog. I recently took my kids to have dental work done and two of my girls are Autistic and my five year old has developmental delays when it comes to breathing and swallowing at the same time. Because of this she pockets her food in her cheeks and has caused decay throughout her entire mouth,. The remaining bill in over 2300 dollars and my own teeth have had to wait. I went to the dentist because one tooth I have has abscessed and the infection has made a pimple of infection along my gum line. This Dentist made the difference for me, knowing that my funds are limited he sent me down to Well Springs which is a charitable organization in my town. I went there and told him my story and the trouble I am having with being able to fix my teeth. Come to find out my Dentist is Head of the Board at this organization and that he will be fixing my teeth including dentures and charging me nothing. I was so taken back by his kindness and sincerity to help me in my time of need, I started crying. It was this moment that made me realize that even I can make a difference for someone else that is less off then I myself and paying if forward is what we should be doing as the human race. Showing Gods love by giving is preaching the Gospel and just for information Gospel means: The Good News and the Good news is that God loves us and wants us to spend eternity in heaven with him.
MAIN ENTRY: (2) parts - Follow my blog publicly and visit World Vision. Come back and comment on something you learned about poverty. It can be something you did not know before or something you would like other readers to know. ( If these two parts are not done then your entry will be deleted.)
For Extra Entries:
1 Extra Entry: Follow me on Twitter and Retweet this giveaway: You can copy and paste this
Making Memories Basket Giveaway to fight Poverty Enter now @http://roxy-littlelovebugs.blogspot.com/ ( You can tweet this up to 2 times a day for 2 total extra entries per day) Make sure you leave your twitter url and the times you tweeted..
1 Extra Entry: Subscribe to this blog by email
1 Extra Entry: Read my Book Review on "The Hole in our Gospel" and comment back telling what you think of my first Review
2 Extra Entries: Enter into a giveaway at Angies Blog - My Four Monkeys and comment back here on what giveaway you entered in. You will love her site, I DO...
1 Extra Entry: Grab my Button and place on your blog- Be sure to leave the link to your blog so I can see where you put it
5 Extra Entries: Blog about this giveaway and be sure to leave the link to where you blogged
10 Extra Entries: Become a World Vision Sponsor or make a donation to fight world hunger
5 Extra Entries: Purchase the Book "The Hole in our Gospel" By Richard Sterns the President of World Vision.
Thank you so much to all my readers and thank you for sharing in my life. All your comments are loved weather they be just from the heart or comments entered into the giveaway.
The winner will be notified by Email so please remember to leave your email address in each entry so that I will be able to contact you. The winner must respond in 48 hours or another number will be drawn. You must be 18 years of age to enter into any giveaway here on this blog.
Also note that the Main Entry is the only Entry needed to win this giveaway and it must be completed in both parts. Any Extra entries are available but not mandatory.
I thank you for entering into this giveaway and hope you will help World Vision in the Fight to end World Hunger.
Good Luck and God Bless