Sending Cheers to our Military Families Giveaway!

Hi everyone!

I have a wonderful giveaway for a fantastic cause today! The amazing folks at General Mills have created a specially marked Cheerio cereal box.




Everyone can use a little pick me up now and then. But for the millions of military families manning the fort at home while their loved ones are away serving, a gesture of Cheer is especially welcome.

When our troops are called to serve, their families must rise to meet the challenges of service as well. To thank them, Cheerios® and the USO have partnered in a postcard campaign that spreads Cheer directly to these honorable military families and supports USO programs.
Here’s how it works:

  • At your local grocer, specially-marked boxes of Cheerios cereal will feature Cheer postcards on the front of the box. Consumers can simply cut out the postcard from the Cheerios logo, write a message of thanks on the back, add a stamp and mail the pre-addressed card to the USO. The USO will deliver the Cheer card to military families across the country.
  • To kick off the campaign, Cheerios has already donated $150,000 to the USO and will donate up to an additional $100,000 based upon the number of postcards received from specially marked boxes.
Sending a “Cheer” postcard is a simple way to say thanks and lift the spirits of our country’s military families. So, take a moment out of your day to spread some Cheer and send a message of thanks!

How awesome is that!

And they are offering one of my readers this fun Cheerio Prize Pack giveaway!cheerios_prizepack 

  • 1 Cheerios cereal bowl
  • 1 Cheerios cereal spoon
  • 1 cereal dispenser
  • 1 “Cheer” box of Cheerios
  • To win, Just leave a comment on this post saying you want to send Cheer to one of our military families! That’s it!

    Here are some great links to check out:

  • Cheerios website: http://bit.ly/CheeriosCheer
  • Cheerios Facebook page: http://on.fb.me/CheerioCheer/cheerios
  • This giveaway will end December 5, 2011

    “Disclosure: Cheerios cereal, information, and giveaway have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark.”

    14 comments :

    1. i want to send cheer to one of the families!

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    2. Diane, you have such a big heart, always sharing such wonderful causes with us. I love Cheerios, can actually live off of them, and I will be on the lookout for these special boxes. xo

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    3. I would love to send Cheer to another family! I can't watch the news for the next year til my son comes home from OEF. Thanks for promoting this!

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    4. I want to send cheer to one of our military families! I just bought a box with the cheer postcard on it and will send it next week. I love Cheerios! hugs, Linda

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    5. I want to send cheer to military families. My husband was a Marine during the Gulf War and we remember how good support from strangers felt

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    6. This is awesome and our box of cheerios needs replenished so will look for the specally marked boxes and send some "Cheer to one of our military families! "
      ~~HUGS~~

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    7. That is a wonderful way for cheerios to help share with the military families. I am going to send one or two! Thanks for the chance to win!

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    8. I will be sure to look for those boxes also.
      I would like to have a chance to win in your giveaway.
      Yes, lets not forget our troops and their families.
      Hugs

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    9. Diane, We should always keep our military in our hearts and prayers. I want to send cheer to one of our military families. I will look for these boxes.
      Blessings, Ginger

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    10. Being the spouse of an active duty military member, I know first hand how incredible it feels to be remembered by others. The families of those deployed thru the Reserve Units aren't always necessarily near a military base to get the support that is offered there, so being remembered thru programs like this is huge! A big thank you to General Mills for supporting our military!

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    11. I am planing to purchase several of these boxes, so that I can send a bit of Happiness to some whom are representing all of us by being in the USA Military!!!
      I Pray that God will Bless all of our Troops and keep them Safe, Today and Always. :-)

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    12. I want to send some cheer!!
      ryanac32 at yahoo dot com

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    13. I want to send cheer to the troops!
      s_hhn65@yahoo.com
      Sherry

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    14. I'd like to send cheer to our Military and their families. My nephew is away for Christmas - so may both he and his family at home be CHEERED on towards remembering the return date is soon into 2012. God Bless our Military - woo too to all of them.

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    Thank you for taking the time to comment! I love to hear your ideas. If you ask a question, I will answer it here in a comment back to you. Please check back! Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day! Diann :)