I hope you all are having a great FIRST day of Spring! I, for one, am super excited...considering this has been a LONG winter . I know you have been waiting patiently for this: the first dress giveaway!! Every 2 weeks, Shop for Charity (i.e me) will be buying 1 Lilly Dress that I feel would most interest my readers. Usually I will choose a smaller size, but if you are chosen as the winner, I will do an exchange of any size for you! I will be giving the dress away for readers, who follow a certain set of rules to enter. Like for some environmental charities, I will ask you send me pictures of your recycling bins or a dress you have reused in a different way. Or for a breast cancer foundation (which I will most likely be the 2nd charity I promote), I will ask you share stories of people you know who have been diagonosed with Breast Cancer and how they overcame it.
Before you enter this giveaway, please look at my last post. It gives some information on the charity I am choosing for this week and the next. For these 2 weeks, I will be focusing on a charity close to my heart, Empower Our Youth (http://www.empowerouryouths.org/) because I am a rape victim and I feel strongly that self-defense classes can help young girls fend off attacks. Do you have a daughter or sister you care about? If you do, check out this wonderful non-profit!
So here's how to enter this contest. Since the Adelson Shift has been sold out in many stores, this is definitely a worthwhile dress to check out:
1) Go to www.at15.com/contests_scholarships/community_impact/empower_our_youth
2) At the top right, there is a blue link that says "JOIN FOR FREE!" Click it.
3) Fill in the information and click "Create new account."
4) Check your e-mail for the password and activation link.
5) Click the activation link, go back to www.at15.com/contests_scholarships/community_impact/empower_our_youth, and vote for Empower Our Youth.
6) You can vote everyday for a maximum impact and help fund self-defense classes for inner-city girls.
So how will the Adelson Shift winner be chosen? From now until April 2nd, anyone who votes everyday once for Empower Our Youth and can prove it, will be entered. You can prove it through various ways, such as taking a print screen of the page each time after you voted and email it to email@example.com. If there is more than 1 person, who votes the most (i.e everyday), then a name will be chosen out of the hat.
So enjoy voting and helping other charities! Even though 1 person will only get the Adelson shift, everyone who participates will be recognized in my next post!
Disclaimer: There are many great youth charities on that website too and you should check out their missions. Please do not vote for Empower Our Youth unless you strongly believe in their mission and that inner-city girls should have self-defense and self-esteem building classes too. There will be many more giveaways and contests so please only participate if you honestly support it.
Because Doing Good is Chic!