Monday, July 19, 2010

Candyland's Awesome Contest

If you haven't heard about Candace's contest over at The Misadventures In Candyland, you should go there now. This isn't just any old contest. This is Operation I Heart Joy Like BR8o.

What does that mean you ask? Well click here for her explanation. This contest is to help raise money for a charity called Joy 2 the World which generates micro-credit loans to women in Ghana to help them become independent.

I.E. They loan her money to buy a sewing machine and then they can start their own business.

It seems like such a small thing, but this can really make a big difference in their lives. Even if you can't give money, please help spread the word. This is an awesome cause that is about more than giving someone a meal or even feeding them for a month. This is about changing their lives.

Oh, and did I mention that there are some awesome prizes? So many generous people donating to the cause!

11 comments:

Joanne said...

What a beautiful gesture on Candace's part. It's amazing how the internet is such a wonderful way to reach out to others, especially those in need.

Lenny said...

hi miss janet! wow im glad you moved that chocolate down some cause it was making me sooo hungry for it every time i looked. me and my family are doing miss candaces contest and so far we got almost 50dollars but were getting more. my brother did a graphic and helped me put it on my blog. mom taught us about giving and she was right on how it gets in your heart and give you more then you give.
...hugs from lenny

Candyland said...

You're awesome:)

Kasie West said...

Yes, it is a great fundraiser/contest. Thanks for sharing. And Candy is awesome.

Jen said...

Candyland rocks and she has the best contest and prizes going on and people would be crazy not to join in on a great cause!

Jackee said...

This is such a good idea. I'm so happy she's doing the drawings and that it's going to make such a difference! :o)

Thanks for spreading the word!

Vicki Rocho said...

Candyland is taking over the blogosphere! It's for a good cause though, so I don't feel stalked.

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

Thanks for explaining Candace's event. I must have clicked on the wrong thing, I didn't have a clue...I'll hop on it tomorrow!

Thanks for joining in on my random questions/prizes blog party...

Faith Imagined said...

How wonderful you are posting about such an important subject. I am off to check out the link!

Victoria Dixon said...

Thanks for giving it a shout out! I'll go investigate. ;D

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