Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Farm Rich Kicks Off the 2012 Kids Who Give Contest with a $10,000 Grand Prize!

Do you know a young person who is making a positive impact on his or her community? Farm Rich would love to know about this person through its third annual Kids Who Give contest. Open to kids aged 7-17 who reside in the United States, the contest awards kids giving back to their communities through volunteer work. For 2012, Farm Rich will recognize quarterly winners as well as an annual grand-prize winner who will receive $10,000 for the charity of his or her choice!

Here’s how the contest works: 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 get a “Pat on the Back” gift card of $250. The grand-prize winner, chosen through a public online vote next January, will receive a gift of $10,000 to donate to a selected charity or charities.

To enter, kids should go to 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!


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