Do these words sound like you or someone you know? Caring. Compassionate. Inspired. Then consider nominating yourself or them in the 'Champions Against Child Hunger Contest' as a way to recognize your/their efforts in helping those in need by entering (Submit a short essay and photo ) at the Champions Against Child Hunger Web site, http://www.championsagainstchildhunger.org/, through Jan. 22.
Who is supporting this contest?
ConAgra Foods Foundation and Sandra Lee, of Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade, in partnership with Share Our Strength®, are launching the Champions Against Child Hunger contest to recognize those who are doing great work to help end child hunger in communities across the country.
How is money raised for Share Our Strength?
For each submission, ConAgra Foods Foundation will donate $10 to Share Our Strength. Then, you’ll have a chance to vote on finalists to raise even more funds. And, the finalists and winner both receive grants for their hunger relief organization of choice.
o Each of the top five finalists will receive a cash prize of $500 as a reward for their advocacy and passion for ending child hunger, and a matching donation of $500 to Share Our Strength or their hunger relief organization of choice.
o The grand prize winner will receive a trip to New York City, a tour of The Food Network studios, and a cash prize of $1,500, as well as a donation of $5,000 to Share Our Strength or their hunger relief organization of choice.
How can I vote for the finalists and When will the winner be announced?
Five finalists will be selected from the pool of submissions and featured on http://www.championsagainstchildhunger.org/ beginning Feb. 22, 2010 where consumers can vote and select the grand prize winner. Voting will be open through March 19, 2010 and the grand prize winner will be announced on March 25, 2010.