Have you been a naughty blogger this year?
Why not get into Santa's good books this year by doing your good deed and supporting Menu for Hope?
Give a gift this Christmas, buy a raffle ticket and support "Menu for Hope IV", the Annual World Food Blogging Event started by Chez Pim. Last year, Menu for Hope III raised US$60,925.12 for the UN World Food Programme.
This year, donations raised will again support the UN World Food Programme specifically the school lunch program in Lesotho, Africa.
What is 'A Menu for Hope'?
A Menu for Hope is an online non-profit Food Blogger fundraiser organised by Chez Pim. This is the 4th year for the fundraiser which started in 2004.
What do I get for a raffle ticket?
Food bloggers worldwide have sponsored a number of gifts to encourage and entice you to participate. A list of gifts can be found here on Pim's website. You may select which prizes you are interested in. (Don't forget to write down the code of the prizes that you are interested in! Eg. EU 07, or AP09)
You can also view prizes from specific regions:
- US: East Coast - Adam Cuban, Serious Eats
- US: West Coast - Bee, Rasa Malaysia
- US: everywhere else - Kalyn Denny, Kalyn's Kitchen
- UK - Jeanne Horak of Cooksister and Johanna Wagner, The Passionate Cook
- Europe - Fanny Zanotti, Foodbeam
- Canada - Jennifer Hamilton, The Domestic Goddess
- Asia Pacific/Australia/New Zealand - Grab Your Fork
- Special Host, Wine Blogs - Alder Yarrow, Vinography
Raffle tickets are US$10 per ticket and and each ticket gives you one entry into the draw for the prize of your choice. Your $10 will feed more mouths than one - so do it!
How much is a raffle ticket?
How can I help?
Tell your friends, in fact tell everyone you know and buy a raffle ticket! In fact buy two or three, even four raffle tickets .. the more the better. Not only are you helping your chances to win! You are helping raise money for the UN WFP and more importantly you are helping to fight the war on hunger.
Where can I buy raffle tickets?
Go to: http://www.firstgiving.com/menuforhopeIV
Don't forget to select a prize and write down the code in the personal message section.
Donations are accepted until Friday, 21 December 2007. And the prize winners will be announced on Chez Pim's blog on 9th January 2008.
Need more information? Visit ChezPim.com for updates on this years Menu for Hope or any of the above regional organisers.
So, have you done any good deeds this year? :)