Charity Giveaway Generates More Than 100,000 Nominations Nationwide
To mark its 25th anniversary, Nashville-based Christie Cookies is holding a charity giveaway, in which the 12 U.S.-based 501(c)(3) organizations that get the most fan nominations get to share $25,000 in prizes.
So far, more than 100,000 fans have nominated their favorite charities for The Christie Cookie $25,000 Charity Giveaway, with more than 900 nonprofits and charitable organizations in all 50 states receiving nominations since the giveaway contest began in August, according to the company.
The most nominated charity will receive $10,000, the runner-up gets $5,000, and the next 10 most nominated charities will receive $1,000 each. Nominations must be submitted on or before Oct. 15, and the winning charities will be announced in November at www.christiecookies.com. Checks will be sent out to the winning charities within 90 days of the entry deadline date. There is a limit of one vote per e-mail address.
The Top 50 most-nominated charities are being listed on the Christie Cookies Web site, with continuous updates. The company encourages organizations to use the downloadable Web banners, display signs and contest logos to rally their supporters to nominate them for the prize through their Web sites, e-blasts and social-networking sites like Facebook.
For more information, visit http://www.ilovechristiecookies.com/contest/form.asp