Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Giving Back to Those Who Give So Much

When we began this project we never thought that we'd more than double our humble goal. Today, Operation Soldier Care has raised over $1,200.00 to send Mary Kay sun/skin care packages to our troops.

As a way to give back to those who have given so much, we thought it would be nice to give our top 5 contributors some pretty great, generously donated items.

The list continues to grow as we near the end of the Operation Soldier Care campaign on August 18th so, if you're interested in taking home these great gifts, please give from your heart to help our troops who give so much of themselves unselfishly.

Our top 5 contributors will each receive the following goodies, gifts and giveaways:


1. An eMail Our Military 15-oz. ceramic coffee mug

2. The twitter tee of your choice from Eat, Sleep, Tweet

3. A ChoiceShirts.com gift certificate for 25% off their product(s)

4. An autographed copy of the new book Mrs. Lieutenant: A Sharon Gold Novel by Phyllis Zimbler Miller

5. A $30 gift certificate to use on Nancy's Mary Kay website (Products for men and women)

6. A $35 gift certificate for services from Tammy Munson of New Media VA

7. An autographed copy of the book "Ask Without Fear" by Marc A. Pitman

8. A 1 year membership to InspireMeToday.com (A $99 value) from Gail Goodwin

9. A guest post on TwitterStars as part of a 5 part series. A great way to promote your blog, website or business. All guest posts will be broadcast using Ping.fm and posted to 12 social media and bookmarking sites.

10. (NEW) A case of Crunchy Chocolate Cookies from Whole Foods Market

11. (NEW) An 8 x 10 framed original American Flag photo by Gloria Bell

12. (NEW) "The 16 Minute Body Sculpting Kit: Attain Your Dream Body in Just 16 Minutes a Day" - eBook and Video by Author and fitness expert Richard Walters

13. (NEW) Joe Colledge's CD "Table For One" along with a copy of his new single "American Dream"

14. (NEW) A FREE 1 year membership to "Say It With eCards" Judaic Greetings. Unlimited access to more than 4,000 Judaic themed eCards from Roz Fruchtman.

15. Your product or service here for a great cause and great press!

Participate

Feeling a little competitive? Want to get in on the fun and help support our troops at the same time? Join the campaign today, the last day to participate is Aug. 18th!

You have your choice of adding money to the Operation Soldier Care ChipIn Widget (shown on our sidebar) or you can show support for our deployed troops by stepping up to the plate and buying a Mary Kay gift set. The choice is yours.

ChipIn Widget (which uses paypal)

To purchase a gift set, click on this link to Nancy’s "Mary Kay Website" to buy the Satin Hands pampering gift sets http://tinyurl.com/5dmwq4. After putting in the number of sets you'd like to purchase, be sure to put the words "Operation Soldier Care" in the comment section at checkout. Your gift sets will be sent directly to the deployed service members.


Companies and Organizations

Got a product or service you'd like to contribute for our Top 5? Let us know by leaving a comment here with how we can reach you.

Thanks in advance for helping us help our troops!



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4 comments:

Rob La Gesse said...

Bald for charity :) Someone offered me $100 to shave my head and two others chipped in - total of $350 and I am now bald.

Look for my added contribution to this great project on Friday (when I collect for my baldness!)

Keep up the great work!

Rob

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