Monday, July 2, 2012

The Over-The-Wall Giveaway

Look at the adorable faces below.  The little beauty in red is named Bernadette.  The handsome little guy is named Mason.  They need your help! At this moment, Bernadette and Mason have $6386.22 in their adoption account.  Their parents are traveling very soon and are about $6,600 short of what they need to be able to get them.  I want to help get them "over-the-wall" and be free to focus on leaving rather than funding.  Also, right now they have a $1000 matching grant!  Each dollar given automatically doubles!  Where on earth can you get a 100% increase on your investment AND help save two lives at the same time?

These two beautiful children are in a decent orphanage.  They get their physical needs met, but because they have Down Syndrome, they are stuck in a boring room away from all the other children. All they had in their future was a promise of "life" at a mental institution.  However, their loving adoptive family is coming and they have property where the children will finally be able to run and play, and they will be cherished.  Let's not let a measly $6000 stand in their way of Mel and Erika getting them for

Here are the rules and details: 

1. You may share this giveaway on Facebook, Twitter or your blog and leave a comment ON THIS POST to earn one free entry into the giveaway. Please leave a link to your blog if you blogged about it. I'd love to read it! 

2. When you donate to the FSP, leave a comment ON THIS POST and let me know that you did and how much you donated. I will not post this comment. PLEASE leave your name and main e-mail address in your comment so I can contact you if you win. 

3. If a winner can not be contacted for 7 days after the giveaway ends, the prize will be donated to another giveaway.

4. Only comments left ON THIS POST will be entered.  

5. This giveaway ends at midnight, Pacific Time, on August 1, 2012. I will draw names on August 2nd.

Entries are as follows: 

$5.00 - 1 entry
$10.00 - 2 entries
$20.00 - 5 entries
$35.00 - 9 entries
$50.00 - 13 entries
$75.00 - 19 entries
$100.00 - 25 entries
$150.00 - 36 entries
$200.00 - 47 entries
$250.00 - 58 entries

$500.00 - 110 entries

Here's the tax deductible FSP that you use to donate.  Just click the donate button.


Now, for the fun part...PRIZES! Please check back often as prizes may be added after the beginning of the giveaway.

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The winner will have their choice of one year of BiblioPlan, in e-book form.  This is a classical Christian literature and history curriculum, using a four year rotation: Ancients, Medieval, Early America and the World and Modern America and the World. What an incredible offer for homeschoolers!  A huge thank you to BiblioPlan for the generous donation.

A $50 gift certificate from Lucky Lady Apparel. The proprietor, Sarah, is a very talented seamstress who crafts lovely purses, dresses, slings and more.  Be sure to like her  Facebook page to see each new item as she creates it!  Thank you, Sarah, for the gift!

This crocheted farmer's market bag, along with twelve veggies, will delight any child and spark imaginative play.  The Waldorf style of education highly recommends play items like this for a child's development. It would make a great Christmas gift, as well!
There's an ever popular Pick a Child prize!  The winner of this prize will get the privilege of choosing any child or adopting family on Reece's Rainbow to get $25 added to their fund.  Thanks to Maureen and Steve for this generous donation!
There's ANOTHER Pick a Child prize!  The winner of this prize will get the privilege of choosing any child or adopting family on Reece's Rainbow to get $25 added to their fund.  Thanks to Alison for the donation.

Handiwork for Lilly

A $15 gift certificate to Handiwork For Lilly, a craft blog that raises money for Lilly on Reece's Rainbow.  The winner of this prize will be able to choose $15 worth of merchandise and both the Rogers Family and Lilly will benefit! Thanks to Christina for donating!  

*The* cutest pair of baby shoes you have ever seen,  These are approx. newborn to 3 months size.  Perfect for a baby shower gift if you don't have a tiny babe in your own arms. Thanks to Monica for her donation!

This is a crocheted lap-ghan, perfectly sized for couch use or for a person who uses a wheelchair.  Worked in deep, elegant colors, it adds a handsome touch to any home.  

These are full sized seasonal flags perfect for decorating your home for the season.  The set includes Thanksgiving, Spring, Autumn and Christmas flags. These are out of their packages but in like-new condition.

A Girls Gardening Set includes a kneeling pad, shovel and gloves all in a Disney Princess theme.  This was graciously donated by Lowe's.
An Herb Garden Set!  This kit has everything your child needs to grow their own herbs.  Kids love to be able to grow food and help prepare it into a meal for their family.  This was graciously donated by Lowe's.

A Boy's Gardening Set.  This kit features Diego and includes a kneeling pad, shovel and gloves.  This was graciously donated by Lowe's.

Here's a date night graciously donated by Chili's!  If you win this, you will be mailed these five $5 coupons to be used in any restaurant in the nation.

This is a counted cross stitch kit that includes all you need to make this design.

This is a printed cross stitch kit that includes everything you need to craft TWO Precious Moments bibs for your favorite babe.
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The winner of this prize will receive TWO gift cards.  Perfect for a Mother-Daughter afternoon, the winner gets $10 at Panera Bread and $9 to spend at an American Girl store.  

"Blue Beauty" A handmade creation by Kristen, who has an extraordinary eye for attention to detail.  Wouldn't this look lovely against a pure white summer dress?

"Sweet Simplicity" is a necklace and earring set also created by Kristen.  This set reminds me of the art deco period.

"Golden Lace" is beautifully wrought with accents of purple and green.  Thanks, Kristen, for all the beautiful donations!


  1. How do I share this contest when the "share" option is not posted on FB? Thanks!

  2. DS, you can grab the address ( and post that to your Facebook. I wish I knew how to add a button to share, but I don't. I'm sorry!

    1. 1. Go to Layout this blog on Blogger
      2. Find the 'Blog Posts' gadget in the middle.
      3. Click Edit in the corner of it.
      4. Check "Show Share Buttons" - 3 checkbox from bottom
      5. Hit save.

    2. THANK YOU SO MUCH! I have enabled them now. :D


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