Donate to the Red Cross and get a FREE Bloggers Recipe Book!

We can ALL feel a little better knowing we are donating to a cause that can help!!!

Where we can’t be there to help, we can donate to the Red Cross so they can be.

Tomorrow

Wednesday August 31st is the

LAST day

to order the recipe book!

 For $10.00, you’ll get a beautiful recipe book compiled by more than 50 bloggers favorite tried and true recipes!

100% of the money goes to Red Cross

It’s a no brainer if you ask me.

This all started because of the devastation witnessed in Japan and feeling like there was nothing we could do to help.

We can help!

Every little donation adds up.   Look how much has been raised because of all the donations (this is being advertised through out the blogosphere)

$13,400!

Now, with Hurricane Irene, there is a need more than ever!

From the Red Cross website:

“Sunday, August 28, 2011 — Mandatory evacuations and power outages have forced people from their homes all over the east coast and more than 27,000 spent Saturday night in Red Cross shelters.”

People have been homeless and hungry.

Shelter at Nassau Community College in Garden City NY reached capacity by 6pm.

Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicles are staging in Raleigh NC before Hurricane

The 2011 Atlantic Hurricane season started on June 1 and lasts until the end of November. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts that 12-18 named storms, 6-10 hurricanes and 3-6 major hurricanes could occur this year.  

“While it is too early to know the full extent of the storm’s damage, the Red Cross expects to be helping people for the next several weeks.

The Red Cross has relief operations ongoing in more than a dozen states and thousands of disaster workers helping people from North Carolina to New England. Every Red Cross feeding truck east of theRocky Mountains – more than 250 – are set to go into neighborhoods as soon as conditions permit. Tens of thousands of pre-packaged meals are in position, and the Red Cross is working with its community partners to have feeding kitchens in place after the storm moves through.

The Red Cross has relief operations ongoing in more than a dozen states and thousands of disaster workers helping people from North Carolina to New England. Every Red Cross feeding truck east of the Rocky Mountains – more than 250 – are set to go into neighborhoods as soon as conditions permit. Tens of thousands of pre-packaged meals are in position, and the Red Cross is working with its community partners to have feeding kitchens in place after the storm moves through.

“This is a big response involving multiple states and the response will cost millions,” Shimanski said. If people would like to help, they can click or text to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Donations can be made by visiting www.redcross.org or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.”

OR

You can make the same donation

AND get a fantastic recipe book!

Either way

The Red Cross is there to help

so let’s join together and support them!

We can all spare $10.00. Please do if at all possible and then tweet, email, call, or something your friend and tell them to as well. :)

Here is the link one last time.

http://recipestohelp.bigcartel.com

Ordering Issues Help

We realize there has been some frustration with the process of buying the hard cover book. Paper Coterie usually prints photobooks that you make and not already finished products so the process to get to your cart can be a bit confusing.

Here are the steps to get a book to your cart…
https://www.papercoterie.com/promo/recipes-to-help/

  1. click on the picture of the recipe book and then
  2. click on create this book
  3. login or create a login
  4. then click preview
  5. and then add to cart
  6. verify
  7. check out

Thanks for understanding and being patient. They are SO generous to do all this for free (for a good cause)!

*The American Red Cross name is used with its permission, which in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of any product, service, company, individual or political position. For more information about the American Red Cross, please call 1-800-HELP NOW or email info@usa.redcross.org.

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