Friday, November 18, 2011

Cheerios Cheer‏ Giveaway and MyBlogSpark Review


Everyone can use a little pick me up now and then. But for the millions of military families manning the fort at home while their loved ones are away serving, a gesture of Cheer is especially welcome.

When our troops are called to serve, their families must rise to meet the challenges of service as well. To thank them, Cheerios and the USO have partnered in a postcard campaign that spreads Cheer directly to these honorable military families and supports USO programs.


Here’s how it works:
During the months of October and November, 2011, specially-marked boxes of Cheerios cereal will feature Cheer postcards on the front of the box. Consumers can simply cut out the postcard from the Cheerios logo, write a message of thanks on the back, add a stamp and mail the pre-addressed card to the USO. The USO will deliver the Cheer card to military families across the country.


For each postcard received through November 2012, Cheerios will make a $1 donation to the USO to help fund programs that support military families.

To kick off the campaign, Cheerios has already donated $150,000 to the USO and will donate up to an additional $100,000 based upon the number of postcards received from specially marked boxes now through November 30th, 2012.

Sending a “Cheer” postcard is a simple way to say thanks and lift the spirits of our country’s military families. So, take a moment out of your day to spread some Cheer and send a message of thanks. Ours is going in the mail now.


We received our Cheerios Cheer package and right away tried out the cool cereal dispenser. The kids love it. It fits perfectly under our cupboards on the counter tops and they can serve themselves. You can fill it pretty much any dry food (candy is pictured on it) but no way, no candy. haha
We cut out the postcard wrote a CHEERful message and it's on it's way. Oh and I just love love love the yellow ceramic bowl, it's too cute.


My giveaway Cheerios Cheer prize pack will contain:
-1 Cheerios cereal bowl
-1 Cheerios cereal spoon
-1 cereal dispenser
-1 "Cheer" box of Cheerios



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*Disclosure* I wrote this review for "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" about Cheerios. The product(s) in this review were provided to me free of cost from General Mills through MyBlogSpark for the purpose of conducting my review. All opinions expressed in this review are my own and are not influenced by monetary compensation. Product info & stock images provided by PR or Co.

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18 Lovely Comments:

christopher sorel said...

by being positive in such stress and worry when they are on active duty

joder said...

I'm impressed with the strength of these families letting their loved ones go to do work that they know is dangerous.

joderjo402 AT gmail DOT com

shana said...

I'm not sure how to comment. What kind of inspiration are you looking for?
Ourselves & others I know continue to live their lives while worrying about their families in the military, but I worry about the ones that aren't also.
God bless those who serve, but the teachers in my family inspire me also.

nineteen19 at blackfoot dot net

melissa said...

being an army wife for nearly 10 years i know the true feeling of american pride. but, i'm inspired when i see civilian families stepping up to cheer our soldiers on!

janetfaye said...

Military families inspire me with their dedication to each other and our country.

janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

scottsgal said...

hubby served in the air force and was stationed in Japan. He's now a FF and paramedic and to me that's just as noble a profession.
msboatgal at aol.com

April @ PolkaDots n' PinkySwears said...

They inspire me by taking on the responsibility they do as one parent takes care of the home while the other fights for our country.

Janelle said...

I'm am inspired by the sacrifice & dedication given to preserve our precious freedoms! May God bless them & keep them safe!
Best wishes and thanks for a chance to win this fantabulous giveaway!
Chanticlear1(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

Making that decision to sign on the line not knowing where they will be stationed. That leap of faith, the dedication to keep the rest of us free.
cappelc(at)yahoo(dot)com

joder said...

I posted my daily tweet today and there was some technical difficulties. Please only count one of the tweet entries for 11/21 as a real entry and delete the other three. So sorry about that!

coriwestphal said...

I have a very good friend who is in the military and it's very inspiring to watch his wife, home alone for most of the year, survives without him! She raises her children, keeps house, and works full time. Now that is commitment to our country!

coriwestphal at msn dot com

Debbi said...

I have several family members in the military, and I am so proud of them! I know the great sacrifice they (and their families) make for our country, and I am so grateful. May God bless and protect them all.

Kalina C. said...

I love Cheerios!! They are one of the few cereals I eat in the morning. I love the cute postcard idea they came up with! Even if I don't win I want to send a bunch of these little postcards, how fun!
P.S. I love your recipes, especially the gluten free stuff

JoAnna said...

My husband is in the army, and everyday I am inspired by those around me. The men and women who serve give up so much, and so do their family's. Spouses stationed far from home taking care of their kids and home. They are all so strong.

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