Welcome to the 1st #SpreadTheWarmth Charity Raffle #Giveaway Event!

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I first learned about Embrace Infant Warmers when I read Emily’s (Family and Life in Las Vegas) post announcing that she was putting together a charity raffle to benefit Embrace and it’s mission.  As I read her post and watched the video, I was moved.  It is heart breaking to know that mothers around the world are losing their newborn babies to something so preventable.  I am grateful for the creativity and the hard work of those who have dedicated their lives to bring Embrace Infant Warmers to those who need them.

So without further ado….

We have well over $3500 in prizes lined up for you to win! We wanted to make it fun to donate so simply make a donation to Embrace Infant Warmers and you are entered to win tons of great stuff!

(Donation minimum is $10 – see details below)

About Embrace Infant Warmers:

Embrace is a social enterprise that aims to help millions of vulnerable babies through a low cost infant warmer. Unlike traditional incubators that cost up to $20,000, the Embrace Infant Warmer costs 1% of this price. The device can work with or without electricity, is portable, safe and intuitive to use.

Who Embrace Helps:

"EmbraceGlobal.org" "Embrace Infant Warmers"

Story of Ayesha: Ayesha is a beautiful baby girl who weighed only 1100 grams at birth. Her mother and father had already lost two previous children after birth due to lack of proper medical care. They saved every penny so that Ayesha could be born in a city hospital, a four-hour walk from their village. Ayesha had a very low chance of survival and was kept in an incubator under constant observation for 10 days. However, as her parent’s savings ran out it was not possible to keep her in the NICU any longer. It was at this point that Ayesha was placed in an Embrace Infant Warmer for thermal support.

Ayesha went home with her mom and dad after about a month, and has been putting on weight and doing well. Without the thermal support of the Embrace Infant Warmer, it is unlikely that Ayesha would have survived.

Empowering Doctors to Save Babies: Embrace is impowering doctors in resource-poor settings to provide better care for babies. Recently one doctor, who runs a birthing center in a small town, was given and Embrace warmer. The entire town only has two NICU centers that receive babies from a 50-100 mile radius. During our visit, we were shocked to see that the clinics two radiant warmers had NO temperature control and could get hot enough to cause severe burns. The doctor told us about a baby who had almost gotten burnt when a nurse accidentally turned on the unit. It is in innumerable places like these where Embrace can and will really make an impact.

How Can You Help?

By making a donation into the charity raffle giveaway event today, your money will go directly to support Embrace’s Programs in India and soon across the world.

The Prizes:
Check out this page to see pictures of all the prizes included in this awesome raffle.

We have 90 prizes to giveaway, many open to Canada and World Wide! For a $10 (MIN) donation your chances of winning something are very good!

How the Charity Raffle will work:

The mandatory entry is a minimum of $10 donation.

This will automatically give you 3 entries in to the raffle.

We would love to have you donate more. (Hey, we are saving babies here!)

For every addition $5 you donate you will get 1 more entry.
EXAMPLE – $10 = 3 Entries, $15= 4 Entries, $25 = 6 Entries, $50 = 11 Entries

Donating is super simple. All you have to do is use the Donation Widget right here!

Once you donate please fill out the form below the donation widget.

(If you have any questions about how to donate – or how many entries your donation is worth,
EMAIL familyandlifeinlv(at)gmail.com)

UPDATE: IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE DONATING THROUGH THE WIDGET TRY THIS: AFTER SELECTING “DONATE”, CHOOSE “I would like to donate to this charity on Charity For Good’s website”.

Once you donate you can do the following for extra entries.
Tweet (1 Entry) (Only to be done once!)

Help @EmbraceWarmer Save Babies by donating $10 to #SpreadTheWarmth Raffle http://bit.ly/SpreadWarmth (WW) $3000+ in prizes 90 Winners 11/12

or create your own tweet using #SpreadTheWarmth and http://bit.ly/SpreadWarmth

Facebook
(Due to Facebook’s Terms of Service – we can no longer give you an entry for this. However, we would love for you to share via Facebook just because. Remember, we are saving babies here :P)

If you want to share on Facebook, please use this link https://ohsosavvymom.com/?p=2940, and you are welcome to tag Oh So Savvy Mom and Embrace in your post.

Blog about this Charity Raffle (1 Entry)
If you can not afford at this time to donate. We understand, and will allow you to blog about Embrace Infant Warmers and this Charity Raffle Event. If you do this, you can only have a total of 3 entries (1 for blogging, 1 for tweeting, 1 for just because.)
You can still do this even if you did donate.

Just Because (1 Entry)

Must contain this link http://bit.ly/SpreadWarmth

You can win up to 2 prizes in this event. If you win more than twice, your name will be put back to allow another amazing donating person to win.

Once you have done that – please fill out this form.
(You will be putting your top 3 choices for prizes here.)

IF YOU DO NOT FILL OUT THIS FORM, YOU CAN NOT WIN!
(No one will be able to see your information or how much you donated with the exception of Emily of Family and Life in Las Vegas and EmbraceGlobal.org)

This event wouldn’t be possible without our amazing sponsors! Please check them out on our sponsor highlight post. If you see one you really love – tell them thank you for participating in #SpreadTheWarmth.

A huge thank you to all the bloggers who helped to put this event together.

Family and Life in Las Vegas, Living at the Whitehead’s Zoo, Oh So Savvy Mom, And Then There Were 4…, Crazy About My Baybah, The Life of A Sippy Cup Mom, Baby Giveaways Galore, Crazy & Cool With a Side of Crafty, My Crafty Life, Mommyhead Adventures, The Maven of Social Media.

Disclosure: 100% of money donated will go to EmbraceGlobal.org.

This Raffle closes on 11:59 pm PST 11/13. All winners will be picked via Random.org. Winners must be 18+ years of age. For more complete list of rules – please check out my giveaway rules.

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Amy is mom to three, wife to one, and a sister and aunt to many. Her family is a former military family now settled in Lehi, Utah. Oh So Savvy Mom began as a way for Amy to share parenting and product advice with others. Just as she has evolved, Oh So Savvy Mom has evolved into a resource for Healthy Living for Families, Food, Parenting, and Family Travel.

Comments

  1. wonderful thing that you're hosting
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  4. Thanks for sharing this Amy. So special.
  5. Terri Babin says:
    I was sent over by measuring flour, and am now following you via networked blogs. I will also be making a donation, and blogging about this very special event, thank you do much for sharing. I would love for you to visit me at http://www.ecocrazymom.com and add your link to my blog directory under the "bloggers" tab. Smiles, Terri Babin
    • Hey Terri, Thanks so much for the invite and for participating in the awesome charity event! I linked up on your blog and read a few of your posts. I'm from San Diego myself! I moved away when I was 20, but I love visiting my family there whenever I get the chance.