It’s back to school time. For us, it’s the first year Princess I Just Turned 4 will be attending any kind of organized schooling program. She’s going into Preschool, 3 days a week for 3 hours each time. I’m kinda nervous as we tried last spring and it didn’t go over very well. This year, she has no choice, she has to go – it’s a way to ease her into full time school next year.
Along with school, comes shopping. Mostly clothing and school supplies. For some people this can be an extremely stressful and difficult time. Bell Aliant has a program, 10 years in the making, that helps kids in need get backpacks filled with supplies for the beginning of the new year. The Prorgam is called “Backpacks for Kids”. Employees and volunteers at Bell Aliant donate to the program each and every year and they are also asking for your help to get those backpacks filled for September 1st.
Donating is very simple, for as little as $2 (a box of crayons) you can send a payment through Paypal or if you’re feeling a little generous an entire backpack is only $50. You can also make cash donations at various Bell Aliant stores throughout the Atlantic Provinces. Backpacks will be distributed in local communities in the Atlantic Provinces, so you know your dollars are being used to help kids in your own backyard. Please check out the Bell Alliant, Backpacks for Kids Facebook Page for more information on donating.
- To help spread the word about this great program, Bell Aliant is giving away $100 cash to a very luck tweeter.
- If you’d like to be entered into the draw, please tweet the following:
#BackPacks4Kids – for $2 you can help pack a backpack for local kids in Atlantic Canada & Win $100 by RTing @MyWeeView http://myweeview.com/2012/08/backpacks-for-kids-100-giveaway/
- You can RT once a day for an extra chance.
Please help spread the word
Details: Open to Atlantic Canada, giveaway closes August 31st, at 11:59pm AST.
** Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post, but a very important program within Atlantic Canada. All views are of course my own.