This is a sponsored post on behalf of Turbana Corporation.
I know that we have all seen those "charitable" campaigns floating around Facebook with people asking for donations for people in need. It feels like everyone is asking for help with a personal cause lately, and it seems that these personal pleas for help are overshadowing the established charitable organizations out there: causes that are near and dear to our hearts and have the possibility to do real good on a wide scale. Turbana knows how important charitable organizations are, and they want to help YOU make a difference for a charity that you support.
You can win $25K for your cause through Turbana’s 25K For Your Cause contest on Facebook!
Turbana Corporation is a leading importer of tropical produce in North America, and giving back is not a new concept to them! Turbana was the first organization to bring Fair Trade Certified bananas to the United States, and they are known as leaders in sustainability and social consciousness.
Turbana’s social movement Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness is encouraging communities to speak up and choose causes that personally matter to them through the 25K For Your Cause initiative.
The special thing about Turbana's Win 25K for Your Cause Facebook contest is that YOU get to choose who Turbana works with! Now through August 11, 2014, just visit the Turbana Facebook Page and nominate your cause and then vote for which cause you think should win $25,000!
The organization that receives the most votes by August 11th will be awarded $25,000 by Turbana and they will partner with them to create new community programs!
Turbana’s Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness movement has already helped create programs like the New Smiles for Uraba, One Laptop per Child and International Sister School Garden Exchange - among countless others!
You can nominate a cause that is near and dear to your heart or vote for an already established cause.
What cause would you like to see win $25,000?
Jennifer Van Huss
What a great program! I love how it encourages people to give back to others!! $25K can go a long way to helping an organization!
How cool to be able to win such a substantial donation for a charity of your choice! This would be a great opportunity for a small organization to make a huge difference!
What a great program and man that is a lot of money!!! Great to see they are giving back!
valmg @ Mom Knows It All
I love it when companies want to make a difference! I know an org that could really use this money!
HOW AWESOME!!! I love to see that other's are paying it back and paying it forward--what a great program--something to really smile about! thanks for sharing
What an amazing cause! If I had $25K to donate to a particular foundation I would donate it to teh CF foundation.
Sounds like such a great initiative. I love it when people pay it forward and companies give back!
Thanks for sharing! This would be great to be involved in!
What a great thing Turbanas is doing by having a contest like this. It will make people aware of all the great causes out there which is needed. Thanks for sharing.
I can think of several causes that are worth nominating! What a great contest/giveaway!
Robin (Masshole Mommy)
Imagine being able to donate THAT much money to a charity of your choice? Amazing.
I love it when organizations look for ways to give back. That money will definitely do some good.
This is such a great idea and an awesome to get people involved.
That is such an awesome program! Plus I love that we can pick from their list which cause we want to support the most. Though there are a number of causes that are very dear to my heart.
This is a great program. The world needs more giving and less taking!
This is a great idea. $25,000 can do a lot of good. It's nice to see a program encouraging philanthropy.
I would give the money to a charity that helps feed the homeless. I would proudly support this company because of the great things they are doing.
Mama to 5 BLessings
Sounds like a great cause and a great giveaway!
That's a fantastic way to help out a cause that's important to you!
Great post! Thanks for sharing about this great initiative. 25k is a lot of money and will help a lot of people.
I love this campaign! What a great idea for helping others!
I think this is such a fun and generous way for a company to give back. I look forward to casting my vote!
Gosh! There are so many near and dear to my heart. I would have to say St. Jude's, but it would be so difficult to choose just one.
What a great program! I think there should be more like it!
It's nice to have some input into where the money goes. That's a heck of a lot too!
valmg @ Mom Knows It All
Nice program! If not to the nonprofit that I founded then definitely to Special Olympics.
Such a great cause. That amount of money can go a really long way
What a great program and great cause... WOW... I'm soo impressed and love that there is input as to where to put the funds... Thanks for sharing and way to go!!!!!!!!!!!