June 16, 2015

Help Spread the Love

SHARE THIS

I started my new job back in January, at a not-for-profit that focuses on helping women protect themselves, their families and their communities. When you spend a majority of your day promoting philanthropy, you can’t help but feel you could be doing something more to help those in need. It’s really amazing and humbling to attend award dinners, serve meals to the homeless and participate in fundraisers to recognize the individuals dedicating their lives to issues so close to their hearts.

When Huggies asked me to help spread the word about their #UltraHug campaign, I knew it was something I had to do. With so many options in every community, it can be tough to choose just one project that needs some help. So to help spread the love, Huggies is giving away 10 grants ($2,000 each!) to local community projects. It can be a local park, rec-center or any cause close to your heart.

The community project I nominate is a non-profit called Tudi’s Tribe. Tudi’s Tribe is dedicated to helping children with chronic illnesses experience life-changing events of their choosing. Whether their wish is a college basketball game or a trip to Disney World, Tudi’s Tribe uses their funds to make those wishes come true. Some of the children’s wishes are as simple as a dinner at a restaurant they’ve never been to or helping co-anchor the local news. Health is a  most of us take for granted, especially the health of our children. I love that Tudi’s Tribe is dedicated to putting smiles on the face of children who are usually focusing most of their energy on fighting their illnesses.

To nominate a project in your community, just share a selfie of you and your little one with #UltraHug on Instagram or Twitter. (Entries will be accepted through June 25.) You can view all of the entries here. Then, on July 6, return to this page to cast your vote for your favorite community project. The top ten vote-getters will receive a $2,000 grant from Huggies. You can find all campaign/giveaway rules here.

Thank you to Huggies and Wal-Mart for this amazing opportunity!

  • Reply
    amanda
    June 17, 2015 at 10:38 am

    What an awesome project they are doing!

leave a comment

Instagram

  • ice cream outside with two of my favorite people. when it’s only 70° outside you can actually eat your ice cream without it melting all over us... and by us I mean them. 👆🏻👆🏻 #blaireandben
•
#2yearsold #5yearsold #momof3 #motherhoodintheraw #lifegivingsquares #petitejoy #motherhoodrising #ourcandidlife #uniteinmotherhood #mymamahood #seekthesimplicity #sharegood #joyfulmamas #documentlife #dailyparenting #momblogger #honestlymothering #therealparenthood  #thehappycapture #momsofinstagram #mytinymoments #thecreativecollective #realmotherhood #lifestyleblogger #stopdropandmom
  • Well we don’t have a Nordstrom near us, but we do have an Aldi. Most of their summer items are on clearance and we scored this sweet pool for $7. Winner, winner. 🦄☀️ #blaireandben
•
#summer #momentsiwanttoremember #aldifinds #motherhood
  • This summer hasn’t really felt like summer yet. 🤨 So when we have an 85° day we make the most out of it with a trip to the pool! How’d you spend your Sunday Funday? #blaireandben
  • another day, another doctors appointment for someone in our crew. today it’s Ben. he was up overnight saying his ear hurt — a double ear infection for him. luckily the kid loves taking medicine and hasn’t let his ears get him down! as long as he’s up moving around they’re fine, but the second he lays down... 😭😭😭. hoping our poor buddy is feeling better tomorrow. do you feel like you need a frequent flier card for your pediatrician? just me? okay. #blaireandben #itsfinewerefine
•
#uniteinmotherhood #motherhoodintheraw #momentsiwanttoremember #mybabies
  • When your brother is getting big but you still want to hold him... you gotta pinch his butt because he’s so wiggly. 😂😬😍 #blaireandben •
#petitejoys  #childhoodunplugged #letthembelittle #ohheymama #tagtheqc #mybeautifulmess #thehappynow  #thepursuitofjoyproject #thatsdarling #livethelittlethings #momentsiwanttoremember #everydaymoments #nothingisordinary #motherhoodrising
  • It is definitely bittersweet to leave the house where we brought both of these babies home. But we are excited for our next chapter as a family of five! #rainbowbaby #blaireandben
•
#pregnancyannouncement #rainbowbabyannouncement #firsttrimester
  • Last night was our first night in the new house. 👏🏻 We still have lots of stuff to bring from the old house and then lots of cleaning over there before the final walk through and closing next Monday. Then we can focus on getting this house unpacked and organized. But first, I would like a nap. 😴 #blaireandben #happilytristahome
  • Happy Halloween! 🎃 👻 #blaireandben
•
#happyhalloween
  • Bsquared #BlaireandBen 😍😘☺️
  • This sums up our Sunday. After driving around like crazy people to go to three parties yesterday, today was lazy and included movies, popcorn, long naps, quick trick or treat at the mall and then spaghetti pizza. And I might be eating my kids candy on the couch right now. 😍 How was your weekend? #blaireandben
  • Childhood... drinking a frosty in your teepee. what. a. life. We had a slow weekend. Literally vegged out at home 95% of the time and it was marvelous.  #blaireandben