ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA. (PRWEB) December 06, 2012
Farm Rich has kicked off the final phase of its 2012 Kids Who Give contest, which celebrates young people making a positive impact in the world. The deadline for entries is Dec. 31, 2012. To enter or learn more, visit http://www.kidswhogive.com.
Open to youth aged 7-17 who reside in the U.S., this national contest awards kids giving back to their communities through volunteer work. For 2012, Farm Rich recognizes quarterly winners as well as an annual grand-prize winner who will receive $10,000 for the charity of his or her choice.
A first-, second-, and third-place winner will be chosen each quarter to receive donations of $3,500, $1,500 and $1,000, respectively, for their chosen charities. Honorable mentions each quarter receive a “Pat on the Back” gift card of $250. The grand-prize winner, chosen through a public online vote this January-February, will receive a gift of $10,000 to donate to a selected charity or charities.
To enter, kids should go to http://www.kidswhogive.com and submit a 250- to 500-word essay explaining their volunteer work and how it has helped others. Entrants are also encouraged to include a creative representation of their story along with their entries. Contest rules, details and deadlines are included on the website.
Join the Kids Who Give conversations on Facebook or follow @kidswhogive on Twitter for contest updates. Video entries can also be viewed on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/farmrichkidswhogive.
“It's such an honor to recognize and celebrate these amazing kids, and we’re humbled to help them share their stories and experiences," says Jennifer Meetz, Director of Marketing for Farm Rich. "Our Kids Who Give entrants are an inspiration to us all."
About Farm Rich
Farm Rich created Kids Who Give in 2010 to honor youth who give back. The Farm Rich popular lineup of frozen snacks and appetizers is sold at grocery and club stores nationwide. More at http://www.farmrich.com.