Clean Water Family Kindness Challenge {Giveaway}

Last week I shared with you all about my meeting with Jason Priestley, and how he’s helping P&G spread the word about the Children’s Safe Drinking Water Fund. To date, P&G water purification packets have purified more than 7 billion liters of water and provided more than 21 million days of clean water! The goal is to reach 25 million days before the end of March, and everybody can help! Even you! 

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To help reach the goal by March 19th, all you have to do is simply buy your favourite P&G products such as Bounty, Tide, Pampers, Cascade, Swiffer, Always, Duracell, Crest etc at Walmart Canada either instore or online (free shipping!) and P&G will donate 1 day of clean drinking water to the Children’s Safe Drinking Water Fund for each product purchased. Such an easy way to help those in need!

For more information about this program and a full list of participating P&G products available at Walmart, visit walmart.ca/cleanwater

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CLEAN WATER FAMILY KINDNESS CHALLENGE: ENCOURAGING ENGAGEMENT

There are so many ways we can help, give and share with people in need, whether they’re close to home, or far away. This March, we’re promoting social awareness and a culture of kindness by encouraging you to participate in the Clean Water Family Kindness Challenge!

Living in a small town, I love being able to help people right in my own community and nearby towns. We make regular contributions to the local food bank, clothing drive and library throughout the year, and during the holidays, we get to make our favourite donation of all – the annual toy drive! Just knowing those toys are going to make some little child’s Christmas special, is enough to put a smile on all of our faces! Sometimes it can be hard for the boys to understand why we are giving brand new toys away, but it’s so important for them to learn the importance of helping when you can, and sharing when you are able. I’m always proud of them when I know they would like to keep the toys, but put the bag in the donation box to help another child feel happy and special instead! 

Share with me your tips for fostering the spirit of kindness in your little ones! Leave me a comment, letting me know your favourite ways to give back and you’ll be entered to win a fabulous P&G prize pack full of household essentials! 

Prize Pack is valued at $120 and includes:

  • Swiffer Sweep & Trap Starter Kit 
  • Mr. Clean Antibacterial Multi-Surfaces Liquid Cleaner 
  • Tide Pods Spring Meadow 
  • Dawn Ultra Original Scent with Active Suds Dishwashing Liquid 
  • Febreze Extra Strength 
  • Febreze Air Effects Unstopables Fresh 
  • Febreze Air Effects Unstopables Lush 
  • Febreze Air Effects Unstopables Shimmer 
  • Febreze Candle Unstopables Fresh 
  • Febreze Candle Unstopables Lush 
  • Febreze Fabric Refresher Unstopables Lush 
  • Febreze Fabric Refresher Unstopables Shimmer 
  • Febreze Noticeables Unstopables Fresh 
  • Febreze Noticeables Unstopables Fresh – Refill 
  • Febreze Noticeables Unstopables Shimmer 

Remember,  By stocking up on P&G products like these at Walmart or Walmart.ca, you’ll be taking a small step to make a big difference!

Disclosure: I am a P&Gmom/mamanP&G. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and special access to P&G events and opportunities. The opinions on this blog are my own.

By entering the following contest you are accepting that if you win your contact information will be shared with a P&G PR and shipping agency for the purpose of mailing your prize.  Please allow 4-6 weeks from the contest closure date to receive your prize.

This giveaway may appear on other blogs as part of the #PGmom/#mamanPG program.  However, to be fair, you can only win once per giveaway.  If your name is chosen more than once, another winner will be selected. All winners must be from within Canada

Comments

  1. Judy Cowan says:

    By donating items we no longer use/need, donating to food bank, and donating to The Humane Society. We try to pay it forward whenever we can. I think the best way to foster to spirit of kindness is to lead by example.

  2. We donate to various organizations through out the year. My fav is toys for tots. Since my oldest was a baby we have always taken him to pick something out for a boy and a girl. Now he is older he uses his own money and picked everything out himself:)

  3. michelle tremblett says:

    We participate in every fundraiser the school offers. It is so important to teach kids about others that are not as fortunate. Thankfully my kids are always the first to put their hands up to help, very proud of them. To me its all about awareness 🙂

  4. Every year the kids school does a huge food drive, and I donate tons of food! For other items, I donate them to the Salvation Army.

  5. Vesper Meikle says:

    We donate at the food bank and give what we can to the charity shops

  6. ginette4 says:

    We donate to our local food bank, we also donate our gently used clothing, our winter coats go to another organization, we have helped at the local soup kitchen.

  7. Dayna Wilson says:

    The other day there was a big fire in our neighbourhood and a lot of people were left homeless. We brought down some donations and I explained to my son that they lost their homes, clothes, and toys. He was quite upset by the idea.

  8. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    We donate a lot of clothing and sometimes food.

  9. Jodi Mitrovic says:

    My Husband and I volunteer at our local shelter twice a month. It’s very important that we install the value of giving and helping others in need in our son. This is such an amazing campaign from P&G and it really puts things into prospective for me!

  10. SueSueper says:

    My favorite way to give back is volunteering.

  11. Melinda L. says:

    We donate clothing and food and try to volunteer at various events

  12. Doreen Lamoureux says:

    We love donating to food banks and clothing banks.

  13. ivy pluchinsky says:

    donating jackets, clothing, food to people who need it. Buying someones coffee to pay if forward. I believe in karma and being kind to others.

  14. Anne Taylor says:

    We take our grandkids with us when we donate to local charities here in Victoria. They really enjoy giving and I hope they make it a way of life for themselves!

  15. Florence C says:

    We donate to the food bank and clothing to the local clothesline. I taught my children to respect others and be kind.

  16. By donating clothing, food for food banks, and money to organizations that help those who are less fortunate.

  17. charityk says:

    we donate to goodwill

  18. Judy Lipcsak says:

    I have directed our church’s VBS for the last five years. We try to stress the importance of giving back and sharing with the kids who range in age from 4 to 12. We have collected shoes and school supplies for children in Kenya and made pillow cases for the troops in Afghanistan.

  19. Jeannie says:

    We purge 4 times a year and we make sure the kids are involved. We go through their toys and they decide what toys to donate. It use to be a struggle for them to give anything up, but now they get that not all kids are as lucky as them. My oldest also divides his piggy bank into save and donate and during christmas he decides where the donation portion will go.

  20. Wendy hutton says:

    my way to give back is donating to the foodbank, and any household items or clothing that I no longer use I give to pur Hospital auxilary thrift store where all proceeds to the hospital equipment

  21. Clair P says:

    by donating clothes, food even toys

  22. Carole Dube says:

    We donate to the food bank. We had a cupcake sales at work for the SPCA.

  23. Lynda Cook says:

    I like to donate to my local Goodwill and Foodbank and I taught my children to do the same with their toys that they no longer want, and to be kind, respectful to others!!

  24. Heather Howard says:

    The kids will make up little cards/pictures to hand out to random people/folks at the seniors home. We pass along clothes that no longer fit and toys no longer played with to families in need, rather than selling them.

  25. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I give to charities and have always taught my children to help others – one son got beaten up trying to help a girl who was being attacked. I donate bottles to bottle drives, buy the Girl Guide cookies (which really are yummy) etc. My granddaughter has had her hair cut and donated it for a good cause, so the helping and giving is being continued from one generation to the next. Toys are donated, food too.

  26. we do a number of donations throughout the year

  27. Holly OGorman says:

    My daughter and I donate our used/unwanted things.

  28. Glogirl says:

    My favourite way to give back is to donate clothing to charity.

  29. I like to donate to charities like Care Canada that reach out to people who are in real need of help. I have been donating since 1998, it’s a great charity!

  30. Rosanne Robinson says:

    We’ve been contributing to World Vision and Save the Children for close to 40 years. When our daughter started working, she also began fostering children overseas. We also make a large yearly donation to the Salvation Army to help local families.

  31. josephine evans says:

    Favorite way to give back is donating food and clothing to our local charities!

  32. Linda Szymoniak says:

    I donate when I can. Even though my daughters are no longer in school, I still save the Boxtops and Soup Labels for education and take them to the local elementary school when I have an envelope full. I’m also very involved in animal rescue and have been working on getting some young girls in my neighborhood involved.

  33. loucheryl says:

    I donate everything that I don’t need or want anymore to charity instead of selling it.

  34. I talk a lot to my kids about how blessed they are to live where they do. At church we sponsor missionary work, and share with the kids about how other kids live. We have fundraisers (that the kids organize) to help them get involved. Every Christmas we go through all their clothing/toys and fill up boxes of things that the kids no longer use and want to donate. I think it is really important to reach out to others, and share kindness.

  35. Karla Sceviour says:

    we donate regularly to the goodwill and food bank!!

  36. kim Tanti says:

    When we have a neighbour sick or going threw a hard time my daughter and I will make them a meal or some goodies. We always do baking for the school. She had a hard lesson when I got cancer and by hubby needed surgery and the neighbours stayed away.My daughter was upsetbbut I explained that what we do to help others you never expect any thing in return and to face that it makes you feel so good to help others.

  37. we like purchasing gifts at Christmas from the lists in the mall

  38. Victoria Ess says:

    Make giving your time, energy, and goods to shelters an annual tradition.

  39. Erika Belanger says:

    We like to donate as much as we can through out the year to give back, especially at Christmas time!

  40. Every Christmas we adopt a family in need and give them gifts and load them up with groceries

  41. Andrew P says:

    We donate to our local food bank

  42. Denise M says:

    As a family, we are often going through toys and clothes and determining what we can donate to others.

  43. zahra premji says:

    volunteering via the public libraries and giving to the food bank

  44. We support a children’s hospital fundraiser throughout the year.

  45. Belinda McNabb says:

    We do a few different things. Old clothes and toys we give to goodwill, we donate food to the food bank and at christmas time we give food and toys to the cheer board

  46. For every one toy that comes in, one has to go out to a less fortunate child.

  47. Doris Calvert says:

    We donate to several animal charities, cancer, heart and we give coats and blankets to the homeless every year.

  48. Our favourite way to give back is to donate kids clothes and toys.

  49. We donate old clothing.

  50. Deborah P says:

    I use coupons and when they have sales I donate it to the food bank. I also donate clothes that don’t fit me anymore.

  51. we donate to the food bank and all work there. even the littlest ones can watch what is going on and learn. thanks

  52. Lisa Williams says:

    We donate to the school charity drives,donate blood,we donate food to our local food bank,we also serve meals at our church,our whole family gets out and helps do the beach clean up day,I buy and collect toys all year and then donate them to the salvation army to go into holiday food boxes,my son has worked doing “Tools for Schools” loading up back packs with school supplies and handing them out according to grade levels and ages.

  53. Brenda Penton says:

    My favourite to give back is to take the kids shopping for items to donate during the holidays. We pick out toys and food items together.

  54. Elizabeth Vlug says:

    My favourite way to give back is to try and live each day by the Golden Rule. We could all use a little kindness in our lives. I used to tell my kids to say something kind to someone, each and every day. And it had to be sincere.

  55. Amy Heffernan says:

    Always listen to kids. Take their words serious!

  56. We donate items of clothing that we have outgrown or no longer wear, and donate regularly to the food bank.

  57. Treen Goodwin says:

    we always donate to the Food Bank and the Salvation Army and also help our local SPCA 🙂 Thanks or the chance 🙂

  58. Nicole B says:

    I donate to the red cross and food bank

  59. Lori Bazan says:

    My best tip is to lead by example. Remember to say thank-you to others and show acts of kindness with your kids watching. Have family time discussions on how you can help others and ways to show kindness.

  60. donate to local charities

  61. Andrea Williams says:

    We always donate our outgrown clothes and toys to a worthwhile group. Now that the kids are getting older they are more involved in groups at school and look for ways to donate their time and help out wherever they can.

  62. Through free the children .I have bought a goat for a village once.

  63. Donating money and clothing to local charities

  64. nicolthepickle says:

    I try to teach my kids to show respect. To serve others first.

  65. 3 growing boys, every season they go through their clothes/toys/stuff and pick out what they want to donate to the women’s shelter for other kids.

  66. Silvia D says:

    We donate to the food bank all year round,donate gently used clothing and items to Clothes Line. We donate our time to community events.

  67. Debra Guillen says:

    Our family volunteers at a local food bank regularly and we also donate to a local family homeless shelter.

  68. Bailey Dexter says:

    Our family has always given to the soup kitchen, we not only give food but we do baking for them on the holidays. We also give household items throughout the year for anyone to keep or give as gifts!

  69. Susan Patterson says:

    We donate to our church and to other missions and causes – thank you!

  70. kathy downey says:

    My children learn from example,i love to donate to food banks,people,and animal rescue groups

  71. Vivian D. says:

    We always donate to the food band and salvation army

  72. my friends and i take names and elderly cpls in our community and make meals and bring to a many as we can at christmas we make them baskets filled with goodies this year at christmas e helped 38 couples thank you for the chance

  73. andrea amy says:

    We donate when we can throughout the year, especially when the boy’s school and church are holding collection drives. We donate what we can of their clothing and toys to various organizations. I would love to do more, and one day I hope to be able to afford to do more 🙂

  74. We donate as much as we can

  75. We like to donate clothes and give to charities when we can. It’s good to give to those that need it because you never know when you might need the help.

  76. I love how easy it is to just do your regular shopping and you get a chance to help! Such a great idea ! I tell the kids about it as we are shopping so they feel like they are helping to !

  77. We always choose a child to support for christmas, the kids love doing the shopping!

  78. We always like to bring down boxes of food for the food bank and money when we can. We donate everything we do not need to a local non profit organization.

  79. I donate to the Salvation Army.

  80. We give to the food bank and clothing drives.

  81. Julie G. says:

    Each year when we donate to our local Christmas bureau, we get our grandchildren to help us deliver the toys and clothing. It helps to teach them about being kind and helping those less fortunate than we are.

  82. We donate to the food bank and local homeless shelters to give back

  83. By bringing little ones along whenever donating food to a food bank or gently used furniture to a charity, etc. Practising charity is a great way to inspire charity.

  84. So nice to see socially responsible companies helping in the third world!

  85. Donna L. says:

    We donate to our local food bank.

  86. Carol Denny says:

    We donate to the food bank and to local charity store

  87. Stacy Scott says:

    By donating items we no longer use, We also make care packages (Seen this one somewhere on Facebook) and the kids really help enjoy making and giving them out.

  88. We donate the clothes the boys have grown out of, plus any we don’t use plus we donate to the food bank often

  89. Teach kids to share!

  90. BlessedTA says:

    Kindness

  91. SweetPanda says:

    We make monthly donations to Plan Canada, World Vision and Sick Kids Hospital. I also show my kids that we are very lucky to have what we have so if we have the ability, we should help others who need help too

  92. donating my time. items, and money when I can

  93. Elva Roberts says:

    I sponsor a child in Central America through Chalice. I have done so for years now. I love that I help the family by helping to feed and educate him.
    I think if you try to be a kind person, your children will pick up on it. I have read that 90% of parenting is’caught’ not ‘taught.’

  94. Krista M says:

    Show your children real life situations where others may not be as fortunate as they are, to instill an appreciation of what they have and to have empathy & compassion for others in need.

  95. Karin Dollery says:

    I donate to our local Food Bank once a month.

  96. We donate our gently used clothing

  97. Audrey Skinner says:

    We donate to many causes yearly. I encourage my nephew to donate toys that he has grown out of to give others some joy.

  98. donate to our local Food Bank

  99. Patrick Armstrong says:

    My children pick out gently used toys and donate them to various charities/drives each year.

  100. My son is still young (5 months) but I am planning on volunteering together with him as he gets older. I want to show him by doing how you can give back and be kind to others and to not judge people outright but to get to know them.

  101. Donate used cloths to local shelters.

  102. Rob Hawryluk says:

    We donate our outgrown clothing as well as household items locally.

  103. donating excess gifts received

  104. Linda Klages says:

    we made 16 shoe boxes for Samaritan’s Purse every Christmas

  105. donate stuff !

  106. I like to donate all year to the food bank

  107. I donate my time around Easter and Christmas to help serve up hot meals with the Salvation Army. We also provide sandwiches and hot coffee when the thermometer dips.

  108. Donate clothing, toys and household items we no longer use as well as to the food bank. I get the kids involved by picking out the items.

  109. kristen sowko says:

    We donate all of our old items, and at Christmas we buy gifts and food for the families that can’t afford it.

  110. Juliee Fitze says:

    We donate things that we don’t need and make sure the kids use their manners.

  111. Debbie W says:

    We donate regularly to the food bank. In fact lately we won a photo contest and $1000 was donated to the food bank of our choice. We still are on cloud 9.

  112. We give to the Crises Nursery in our city. There are always children who need help.

  113. I always give to The Salvation Army. I also encourage kids to show kindness by donating items they don’t need or use.

  114. Kelly Baker says:

    I donate food items to the food bank & clothing and small household items to donation bins owned by the Diabetes Assoc and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

  115. Lisa Neutel says:

    visiting the elferly and also donating food ,toys and clothes to the needy

  116. i like to support the humane society in our community, and give to the animals who don’t have a loving home

  117. Karen petrychko says:

    Great contest as well as a great cause !

  118. We donate our lightly used clothing

  119. We contribute to Cool Aid Society in Victoria.

  120. I donate to various organizations monetarily. I also donate gently used clothes, toys and books

  121. By donating clothes and things to those in need

  122. kristine ewald says:

    Donate to the food bank

  123. Having them donate their old clothes, toys and food is a great place to start.

  124. Jessica Snow says:

    My family and I will donate gently used clothes, sheets, towels and other items. There will even be times we forget things we bought still with tags and they’ve gotten too big or too small and will also donate them. We also try to give money to different charities through the year.
    Thanks for the giveaway! =)

  125. Brenda Lacourciere says:

    We like to take part in charity walks and earn pledges. Its great for the whole family.

  126. Linda Bragg says:

    All year long, we donate clothing, food, and anything that we no longer need in our household to the goodwill, or to a family or anyone who is in need or less fortunate. Also give money to help with different funds in the community

  127. roger simmons says:

    Occasionally we will give money or clothing to the different organzations,

  128. We donate to the food bank, volunteer our time and energy for various organizations and we also make sure we do as much for any animal organizations that do not get the same support as human ones.

  129. Laurie P says:

    Spring is coming, can’t wait to garden! We usually plant a few extra rows of veggies for the local food bank. I’m looking forward to teaching my little girl about gardening AS WELL as giving back!

  130. tanyab79 says:

    by donating food and clothing

  131. donate to spca

  132. Lisa Lyn Gore says:

    As a parent I am always trying to find ways for my children to learn the importance of giving back. One way we do is donating new and use items. They always come with me on the days we donate to see the importance

  133. Nate Fuller says:

    every year our family donates to needy families around the holidays, its been going for three generations…it a family tradition now.

  134. Jennifer D says:

    I make donations of household items, toiletries, clothes, etc. to a local youth shelter. It’s focus is to keep youth in school despite their living situation.

  135. Erin McSweeney says:

    I love to give food … I hate the thought of anyone going hungry.

  136. Chelsea Vivier says:

    i donate unwanted items for someone else to enjoy!

  137. Viv Sluys says:

    We buy food for homeless people when we see them and we support a child through Compassion Canada.

  138. Wayne Lecoy says:

    It would be great to win a P&G prize pack full of household essentials.
    In response to your question of What is your favourite way to give back to those in need
    or tips on fostering the spirit of kindness in little ones?
    I donate food,toys and clothing to local homeless shelters
    and volunteer sometimes at a local soup kitchen.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!!

  139. lynn clayton says:

    WE VOLOUNTEER AT MY SONS SCHOOL AND DONATE TO LOCAL SHELTER

  140. My favourite way to give back is to donate clothes and food, and money.

  141. Donating to food banks is one of the ways.

  142. My Son has so many toys so once a month he picks 10 toys to donate!

  143. seham merzib says:

    we donate to a local association for clothing

  144. Sarah Stickney says:

    pay it forward

  145. Tricia Hope says:

    I donate both cash and time to our local Salvation Army Ministries who provide great support in my community

  146. We donate food, toys and clothing

  147. Nicole Jubleew says:

    I volunteer my time and donate money to the causes closest to my heart.

  148. I donate items to a diabetes charity every month. Every little bit helps!

  149. I volunteer for 3 different children’s charities

  150. Tammy Dalley says:

    I donate to goodwill and the food bank

  151. I like to volunteer my time rather than just giving money to causes! I just volunteered in some very poor slums of Mexico on my holiday there

  152. Monthly sponsors for our local food bank, and getting kids involved in family Christmas package donations

  153. Wanda Bergman says:

    We love to hand out warm mittens to the homeless during the winter months.

  154. Chris Stockford says:

    Teach Kindness

  155. We donate to the women’s shelter thrift store often through the year. I encourage my son to donate whatever toys he doesn’t play with anymore. We also volunteer and donate at an animal shelter and my son goes along and helps with that as well.

  156. Amanda Fontaine says:

    We donate throughout the year. Toys at Christmas is probably our fav because my children get to choose and they love that part.

  157. i donate my old clothes

  158. Jennifer L. says:

    I like to donate food to the food bank.

  159. Rhonda W G. says:

    We sponsor a little boy in Columbia…

  160. Angie Stevens says:

    We try to donate to others when ever possible.

  161. Wendy Jensen says:

    Whatever our household does not need or use anymore I donate it to Bibles for Missions.

  162. Jennifer Lo says:

    donate to foodbanks, and teach by showing as an example

  163. Melanie B says:

    We donate used clothing and toys.. donate food to the food bank

  164. Ashley s says:

    We donate to a variety of food banks

  165. Donate household items and clothing that you don’t use anymore

  166. When my children were young I took them shopping for a toy to donate and they looked forward to doing that each year. It taught them to give and now they do the same with their children. One of my favorite charities is an orphanage in Peru. I make small gifts for all the girls every few years as there are about 75 so it takes me a while to make them all a gift.

  167. We donate to food banks as much as possible

  168. we always donate our clothes directly to families in need

  169. Silvana Cox says:

    Donating at work and at home hleps many less fortunate.

  170. Rebecca B says:

    Donating to charities

  171. Robyn Bellefleur says:

    I love to donate my time sorting at my local food bank.

  172. Michelle Plummer says:

    I have a couple of co-workers who are financially strapped so I give them my kids clothes to help out as well as other things they could use.

  173. Erica Seaman says:

    I help anyone I can whenever I see they need it….I’ve raised my 2 children to do the same 🙂

  174. My kid’s school has a “Fill A Bucket” program where everyday they write on a piece of paper thanking somebody for a good deed and this is announced over the PA. ANy random act of kindness is appreciated small or big. We should always start to foster this trait in our community and spread it our.

  175. Allan Cox says:

    Spring and fall are declutter in our house. We clean out closets, cupboards and the garage and one of the local charities does a pick up in the neighbourhood.

  176. We have our charities that we donate to regularly

  177. JAMES DASILVA says:

    Who couldn’t use all these products? Keep these good giveaways coming.

  178. Marilyn Legault says:

    I give my time volunteering and when I win multiple prizes in contests, I share with those in need

  179. Debbie Browne says:

    I like to support local charities

  180. We donate gently used items to charity every season – we go through our belongings and give generously.

  181. I donate to local charities : food bank, housing and Toys for Tots. I also like to make scarves and give them to “almost strangers.”

  182. We donate clothes and household items.

  183. I’ve been giving blood. My parents used to all at time, I’m only on donation 2, but excited to get on up there.

  184. Karry Knisley says:

    We donate gentlky used clothes and household items

  185. our family has volunteered at our local food back as well as participating in a project called Send em off smiling

  186. sarah sar says:

    I donate regularly to the local food bank and women’s shelter. It feels great to give back and help those in need!

  187. laurie murley says:

    we give to the local food bank every week

  188. I think the best way to foster kindness in children is to be polite and kind on a daily basis – especially when dealing with people out in public. Children are like sponges that way. And get a pet when they’re little. Learning to be kind and gentle to a pet translates to other areas of life.

  189. Taylor Hawkins says:

    The best way to foster kindness is to set a good example – be a force of good in the world.

  190. We always tell my daughter the importance of sharing!

  191. We donate to the food bank and local women’s shelter. At Christmas the kids buy a gift to give to Toys for Tots.

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