One of my favorite go to meals around my house is definitely Hamburger Helper. My favorite flavor has always been Cheeseburger Macaroni, there's nothing better for us than to cook up a box (sometimes two) along with a fresh tossed salad for a quick, easy and satisfying week day meal. With so many flavors available and new ones always being added, there's definitely a variety for everyone. I know that my oldest daughter is always excited when I make Hamburger Helper for dinner, as a matter of fact she asks for it on quite a few occasions. She loves to eat the Cheeseburger Macaroni and scoop it on top of a piece of buttered bread (her dad taught her how to do that).
Hunger is such a national and worldwide issue today. According to Feeding America, approximately 5.7 million different people receive emergency food assistance from the organization in any given week. I know that around my part of town, we have a lot of homeless men and women as well as organizations and shelters that help out people in desperate need of food. The week of Thanksgiving, we had a local organization that helped hundreds of people with free turkeys and fixings so that they may have food for their families and themselves to enjoy the holiday. It's so hard to believe that we have so many people that are going hungry and don't get the benefits and luxuries that a lot of us do on a daily basis. To me, it is absolutely heartbreaking and I love to do my part to help out as much as I can.
To raise awareness about this national issue of hunger, Hamburger Helper is partnering with one of my favorite country and GRAMMY award winning singer, songwriting and actor; Tim McGraw to help Feeding America deliver millions of meals to local food banks through the Show Your Helping Hand campaign. Tim McGraw will lend his voice to the campaign through a Public Service Announcement which will be distributed nationwide. Want to hear this announcement? Please click HERE or click play below.
You can support the campaign yourself by submitting codes from specially marked boxes of Hamburger Helper at www.showyourhelpinghand.com or by logging on to make a donation. This holiday season, every penny helps and you could make a difference. Hamburger Helper has already donated more than half a million dollars and will contribute up to an additional $100,000 to Feeding America through this program. Don't think that just one code will make a difference? The 17 cents that Hamburger Helper donates for just one code is enough for Feeding America to deliver one meal to a local food bank.
Share your voice and lend a helping hand in the fight against hunger! You can also win an autographed copy of Tim McGraw's Southern Voice CD by visiting www.showyourhelpinghand.com.
I received a wonderful prize package from Hamburger Helper and My Blog Spark consisting of a box of Cheeseburger Macaroni Hamburger Helper, a Hamburger Helper foam "Helping Hand" (which is so cute and the little one loves to play with it and wave at me!) and a copy of Tim McGraw's Souther Voice CD. In addition to all of this, Hamburger Helper also made a $10 donation to the Show Your Helping Hand campaign on my behalf. Would you love to win this prize pack for yourself? Here's what you gotta do!
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Giveaway will end on Sunday December 19, 2010 at 7pm EST. Winner will be chosen via random.org and notified by email as well as posted here on my blog. Winner will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. Open to US residents ONLY! GOOD LUCK!
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