Calling All Care Heroes

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May is a time when we pay tribute to moms for all their love and hard work

With Mother’s Day approaching, is sponsoring the 1st Annual Celebrating Care Heroes contest – a chance for individuals to recognize special caregivers that have impacted their lives.    

The company is looking for real life care heroes to be the new face of Through May 31, 2008, interested applicants can visit to tell about what makes their mothers, daughters, wives, babysitters, nannies, or even themselves deserving of the title of Care Hero. Two grand prize winners will be featured in national TV commercials, in addition to being awarded a $400 American Express gift card and a $100 spa gift certificate.

“May is a time when we pay tribute to moms for all their love and hard work,” said Sheila Marcelo, Founder and CEO of “We thought it was fitting to honor not only mothers, but the many caregivers out there who provide love and support to families on a daily basis.”

To enter, applicants can visit and simply answer the question: “What makes your Care Hero special?” Emails and photos can be sent to CareHero(at) If you or your Care Hero is a natural in front of the camera, upload a video to You Tube and send a link with your submission to CareHero(at)

Launched in May 2007, helps families to find babysitters, nannies, tutors, senior care providers and pet sitters through a national network of trusted providers. With local search options currently available in more than 40 major cities across the United States, provides members with pre-screened provider profiles, free background checks, recorded reference and provider ratings.

For more information on how to find child care, tutoring, senior care, pet care and housekeeping using, visit

About ( is the premier source of trustworthy care options for children, pets and elderly parents. The company provides a simple and safe way for families and individuals to manage their care needs. offers a full breadth of subscription-based services–child care, tutoring, senior care, pet care and housekeeping–to address the lifecycle of specific care needs, while providing free background checks and a suite of tools and resources for selecting the best care possible. The company was founded in 2006 with a mission to help people achieve a more balanced life through smart care connections.

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