Master Lock is hosting a Twitter sweepstakes which will benefit the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross is an excellent organization that helps to provide blood to those in need. I remember being excited when I was 18 to donate blood. I went to my local church which was having a blood drive with my dad and donated blood. I remember they had me eat a couple cookies first because it was my first time and they were worried about my blood sugar. My first experience went well and I was excited to get my own card from the American Red Cross with my blood type on it.
I have since donated blood a couple more times to the American Red Cross but have had issues with fainting (so embarrassing!) so I am taking a break from donating blood. My dad donates blood to the American Red Cross often because he has a popular blood type and is able to donate double red blood cells and the white ones are filtered out and put back into the body. I've always thought that this was really neat!
The American Red Cross helps to shelter, feed people and provide emotional support to victims of disasters. Did you know that they supply 40% of the nation's blood?
Master Lock is doing a yearlong campaign which is dedicated to safety through every life stage and season. To participate, tweet using the hashtag #MasterLockProtects and write about the time when safety and security is on the top of your mind. They will donate $1 for every tweet received to the American Red Cross up to $10,000!
For me, safety and security is on the top of my mind right now for two reasons.
1. With a new baby, I am thinking about her safety all the time and am driving safer, locking doors, trying not to go in areas that are less safe.
2. With it being winter in Michigan, driving can be scary at times and I am doing my best to drive safe. This includes not texting while driving, driving slower and stopping sooner at lights.
The Twitter sweepstakes is called "Safefy Through Every Life Season" #MasterLockProtects . There is a Twitter party on Tuesday, January 27 at 8 PM ET with @Resourcefulmom. RSVP for the Twitter party here. They are giving away 20 prize bundles including a $100 Visa gift card and different Master Lock products to help with different stages of life.
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.