Wednesday, November 24, 2010
PROJECT SECRET SANTA is in full swing and more gifts have just been added to the Amazon wish list! The toys will be distributed to hospitalized and needy children at The Children's Hospital of New Jersey, The Camden Street School in Newark, NJ and St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Paterson, NJ and we've got more great printables coming throughout the next 14 days to help you throw your very own PROJECT SECRET SANTA party!
We're giving a Amex $100 gift card to the reader who collects the most toys and everyone who buys a toy will be entered into a giveaway for a Vera Bradley diaper bag, Lee Angel jewelry and gift cards to Old Navy! And for every gift you buy, you'll also earn extra entries into the giveaways here on AFOMFT for the next two weeks.
If you've purchased or collected gifts, please fill out THIS FORM. For each gift you include, you will earn one entry into the drawing for the prizes listed above (and there are more to come!). You may also enter each giveaway on this site one additional time per toy through December 11th but you must fill out this form to do so and include the screen name you use. All donations will be cross-checked with the purchases from Amazon as well.
Toys on the Amazon wish list start at just $5 so please please please consider supporting Jack's Toy Drive and helping us give back this holiday season. And if you live in the New Jersey area, join us on Saturday, December 11th for a Breakfast with Santa at the Bloomfield Fire House! Your kids can get their pictures taken with the big guy and enjoy some sweet treats.
You may be thinking that throwing one of these Secret Santa parties is going to be too much work but it doesn't have to be. You can do something as simple as invite four friends over for a play date and ask each of them to buy one toy. Your play date party would yield 5 toys (your four friends' plus yours), right? AFOMFT has approximately 3,000 readers and if just 1% of you - just 30! - collect 5 toys each, that's 150 gifts going to hospitalized kids this Christmas. Imagine how many smiles that will yield!
Keep your eyes on AFOMFT for some amazing printables and party ideas in the coming days and please keep spreading the word about PROJECT SECRET SANTA. Let's get these parties started!