Giving Challenge

Last Day To Vote: This Beautiful Charity is In Second Place for $50K, Can You Help Them with a Just a Click?

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by Cassie

Reminder: TODAY, October 31st, 2012 is the LAST DAY to vote and help this charity with no money out of your pocket, just a click of your mouse! Can you vote one more time?

We are reposting this as this charity giveaway only has a few more days left and they are in second place, being close to first with just a handful of votes needed to be in first.  We are not affiliated with this giveaway or charity, but we really think that what they are doing to help underprivileged women and children is amazing.  They are very close to winning $50,000 to help them build free full-service high quality hospitals all over the nation (with the first one being built in Memphis, TN) for women and their babies.  You can vote everyday and it literally takes a second.

Click on this link HERE to quickly vote for The Morning Center. You can vote everyday too!

*Please note, this is being offered from Cultivate Wines as they are the ones giving the money away, as such, you do need to be 21 to vote.  You will need to log-in with Facebook to place your vote.  Please make sure you see the “Thank You” for your vote screen to be sure your vote was counted. 

It looks like this – if you see this, your vote was counted!

Thank you from both of us and all mothers and babies who will be helped with this charity!

If you would like to see our original post for more details about this charity, please head to this post HERE

Again… we do not receive anything for endorsing this.  If you have been reading our site long, you know that charity and giving is a top priority and so we talk about opportunities to do so, especially when it costs very little and in this case nothing to help others in this world!

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Alex & Cassie
 

This Beautiful Charity is In Second Place for $50K, Can You Help Them with a Just a Click?

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by Cassie

We are reposting this as this charity giveaway only has a few more days left and they are in second place, being close to first with just a handful of votes needed to be in first.  We are not affiliated with this giveaway or charity, but we really think that what they are doing to help underprivileged women and children is amazing.  They are very close to winning $50,000 to help them build free full-service high quality hospitals all over the nation (with the first one being built in Memphis, TN) for women and their babies.  You can vote everyday and it literally takes a second.

Click on this link HERE to quickly vote for The Morning Center. You can vote everyday too!

*Please note, this is being offered from Cultivate Wines as they are the ones giving the money away, as such, you do need to be 21 to vote.  You will need to log-in with Facebook to place your vote.  Please make sure you see the “Thank You” for your vote screen to be sure your vote was counted. 

It looks like this – if you see this, your vote was counted!

Thank you from both of us and all mothers and babies who will be helped with this charity!

If you would like to see our original post for more details about this charity, please head to this post HERE

Again… we do not receive anything for endorsing this.  If you have been reading our site long, you know that charity and giving is a top priority and so we talk about opportunities to do so, especially when it costs very little and in this case nothing to help others in this world!

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Alex & Cassie
 

Please Click To Vote To Help This Charity Win $50,000 – Just a Click of Your Time To Help Many

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by Cassie

A while ago we announced that we have chosen The Morning Center to support as a family by giving a portion of the proceeds that comes from our site.  We do make a little money from the ads, sponsors and affiliations (although we do not post or promote anything that we don’t personally believe in) and so we wanted to give back some of these proceeds to be able to help others.

We chose The Morning Center because it is a beautiful charity that provides free maternity care to mothers and their babies who are unable to afford medical care.

They have big hopes of building care facilities all over the United States, but they have started this past year by having Mobile Care Units in three cities to provide free, high quality prenatal and maternity care for mothers in urban areas to learn how to care for themselves and their growing babies.

Here’s the video that shows explains a little more about this ministry and charity:

Why do we share this with you again today?  Well, The Morning Center has been enrolled in a Charity Giveaway where they could win $50,000 by just getting enough votes!

This is a huge blessing and opportunity for The Morning Center and mothers and their babies all over the country.  As much as we would love to just give them $50,000, it is outside of our means now, but we can vote each day starting today, September 19th -  October 31 just by simply clicking a button to vote for them. This charity $50,000 giveaway is being sponsored by “Cultivate Wines” and votes are all that is needed for this charity to win!

You can vote each day for The Morning Center HERE. It takes just a second and even more women and children all over the country could be receiving better and free maternity care because of it!

The cool part is that The Morning Center is making it easy for you to vote by allowing you to register on their site HERE to be reminded each day to vote for the next 6-weeks.  We encourage you to sign-up for those reminders too and take a moment out of each day to help!

Some additional information:  Not only are we excited about their mission and vision, but we are excited how they are approaching this as well.  They mentioned a while ago that unlike most hospital nonprofit charities that spend up to 33 cents for every dollar raised that they are seeking to keep the same costs under 10% – which shows us their goal to be good stewards with the money given to this charity (a very thrifty approach :)).  And not only that, but we feel their announcement to start with three Mobile Care Units in three different cities blew us out of the water!  We see this as a huge benefit for the work as this incremental approach will allow them to minister to more women and children with an initial lower investment while they work to establish the long-term, permanent hospitals in different cities across the nation in the future! We love that they are using the money for an amazing cause, but also being very wise with how the money is spent!

Thank you for letting us share this with you and we pray you will be excited about this as well and help them win $50,000!

Update: Yahoo News has also posted about this great way to give for free.  You can see the Yahoo news article HERE.

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Alex & Cassie
 

What is The Morning Center and Have You Heard Their Amazing Announcements?

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by Alex

We were so excited at the beginning of this week with the announcement from The Morning Center to establish three Mobile Care Units in three cities to provide free, high quality prenatal and maternity care for mothers in urban areas to learn how to care for themselves and their growing babies.  We have been watching and waiting with anticipation for this announcement and wanted to share it with you!  But first, what is a Mobile Care Unit and who is The Morning Center?

The Morning Center is a ministry of Samaritan Ministries with the goal of providing free, high quality Christ-centered maternity care to women in inner-city areas that just don’t have access to it.  Their vision is to be the next step in the pro-life movement.  With all the amazing work done to preserve and save the life of the unborn child, where do we send those women for the quality help and assistance when they can’t afford it and just don’t have access to it?  The Morning Center aims to do just that with a long-term vision of establishing hospitals for women and their babies to receive free care and the more immediate vision of establishing Mobile Care Units (see below) in three cities to help them start providing that care sooner, enabling them to gather critical information from each city on how they can best minister in those areas, and build their staff incrementally as their ministry grows.

Here’s the exciting announcement that just came out November 1, 2011:

Why do we share this with you?  Because we are excited to let you know that a portion of the proceeds from our site will help support the work of The Morning Center.  But even more so, we want to let you know about this amazing ministry so you can share this with your friends, know how to pray for their work, and even ultimately support this ministry by donating your time or resources to see the expansion of this important work!

Not only are we excited about their mission and vision, but we are excited how they are approaching this as well.  They mentioned a few weeks ago that unlike most hospital nonprofit charities that spend up to 33 cents for every dollar raised that they are seeking to keep the same costs under 10% – which shows us their goal to be good stewards with the money given to this charity (a very thrifty approach :)).  And not only that, but we feel their announcement to start with three Mobile Care Units in three different cities blew us out of the water!  We see this as a huge benefit for the work as this incremental approach will allow them to minister to more women and children with an initial lower investment while they work to establish the long-term, permanent hospitals in different cities across the nation in the future!

UPDATE - We are extremely excited with The Morning Center’s latest announcement – they are planning their pilot hospital in Memphis, TN. We highly recommend the following video to you!

Thank you for letting us share this with you and we pray you will be excited about this as well.  We encourage you to check out The Morning Center site and see what they are all about.  Here are some different ideas on how you can get involved with this ministry:

We hope you see this amazing opportunity to support the next step in the pro-life movement!

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Alex & Cassie
 

Give More When You Save More: Here’s One Way We Gave for FREE Plus $25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

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by Alex

As we continue through the month of October we wanted to share with you a quick update on our status for the Stretch a Buck to Give More Giveaway challenge.  First, we want to emphasize our rationale for sharing this – we want to encourage you to think of new, creative and even thrifty ways that you can give – we want to stress When You Save More You Can Give More!

Yesterday our family had a wonderful visit to our local pregnancy care center.  We called ahead to find out if there was any way we could help – and we were excited to find out they needed help preparing for an upcoming fundraiser!  They were making gift bags for the attendees and we knew that our family had enough arms and strength to do it.  It was great – we organized ourselves to form our own production line – even our 2 year old was able to help by adding her assigned piece of candy to each bag.  :)  Our children were so excited and we all had a blast!

Not only was our family able to help with free labor (pretty cheap and thrifty way to give) but we were thankful to share with them some of the diapers we had been stocking up on plus some formula we purchased using our formula checks we had been receiving since the birth of baby Josiah just a few months ago.

TIP: If you plan on nursing and have a baby, don’t throw away those formula checks as you can use them for the small containers of formula and get them for FREE or cheap – then donate those cans to your local pregnancy center or food bank!

How is your progress on Stretching a Buck to Give MoreRemember that we also are sponsoring a $25 Amazon gift card giveaway for anyone that wants to join us!  Check out some other great ideas to give as well.

For more ideas on how to participate in our giving challenge please check our our original post in which we share giving ideas with instructions on how to enter the $25 Amazon gift card giveaway!

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