Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Act Now to Help Clay Aiken's National Inclusion Project Win Christie Cookie Charity Giveaway!

Edit from October 17: This evening, at the National Inclusion Project's Champions Gala in Raleigh, North Carolina, Christie Cookies representative Sue O'Donnell presented Project co-founders Diane Bubel and Clay Aiken with a check for $10,000 for winning first place in the Christie Cookies $25,000 Charity Giveaway.

Thank you for supporting the Project in its work to make sure that children of all abilities have access to their rightful opportunity to participate in all that life has to offer.

Click the name to find out more about the work of the National Inclusion Project.

Original Post:

Want to make a difference for children of all abilities? Can you spare just two minutes in the next thirty hours?

Then join me, Clay Aiken and the National Inclusion Project and do something great for kids. Here's how you can help, without spending a dime of your own money.

Christie Cookies, the gourmet cookie company featured at the Doubletree Hotels, is celebrating its 25th anniversary by giving away $25,000 to charities. The top prize is $10,000, enough to fully fund a National Inclusion Project inclusive day camp.

Click to vote for the National Inclusion Project in The Christie Cookie $25,000 Charity Giveaway.

Here's what to do:

1. Go to the scroll-down menu under the "Check to see if your charity is already listed"

2. Select "National Inclusion Project, Raleigh, NC"

3. Fill in your first and last name.

4. Fill in a valid e-mail address.

5. Type in the two verification words.

6. Click to submit!

The rules say that you are allowed to vote from all valid e-mail accounts, so feel free to use more than one of your e-mail accounts --- then ask your friends and family to vote, too!

A few words from Clay Aiken's Facebook:

The National Inclusion Project needs your help! With just 2 minutes, you can make a huge difference in the lives of many children. All you have to do is click on the link below and vote for the National Inclusion Project as your favorite charity. The winning charity gets $10,000 – that money would fund an ENTIRE Let's ALL Play camp for the summer. We are currently several votes behind first place and would love to come back and put the National Inclusion Project on top! With your help, I think we can be back at #1 in no time.

Vote for National Inclusion Project in the Christie Cookie Charity Giveaway.

The National Inclusion Project (founded by Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel in 2003 as the Bubel/Aiken Foundation) has been rated Four Star (Highest Rating) by Charity Navigator for fiscal responsibility, so you can be sure that the Project makes the most of all donations, supporting programs that help include children with disabilities into life experiences with their typically developing peers.

Don't delay: the contest ends Thursday, October 15, at 11:59 PM Central time (that's 9:59 PM Pacific, 10:59 PM Mountain and 12:59 AM Eastern). Avoid the rush and vote now!

Vote for National Inclusion Project at the Christie Cookies Charity Giveaway HERE.

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