Saturday, May 11, 2013

Win a $15 iTunes Gift Card: FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS WEEK Contest

UPDATE (5/19/13): Congratulations to Z. Noras who won the FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS WEEK Contest & has been emailed a $15 iTunes gift card code.

As readers of this Geeky Dad's blog know, I'm the father of a little girl with a severe peanut allergy.  In addition to writing about adventurous road trips, comic books, things I do with my kids, toys and parenting tips, I also try to use this blog as an educational outlet on the topic of food allergies (specifically peanut allergies).  Here are a few of my past posts about our families struggles with our daughter's food allergy:



Book Review: THE GIRL WHO CANNOT EAT PEANUT BUTTER;






In recognition of Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 12 – 18), I’m hosting an iTunes giveaway contest to promote understanding of the 8 most prevalent types of food allergies and consideration for those who suffer from the problem.  Answer in the comment section a few questions involving this post and the ones listed above and you could find a $15 iTunes gift card in your mailbox.  Simple as that!

You can earn up to 6 entries in the giveaway contest from Sunday, May 12th through 11:59pm EST on Friday, May 17, 2013. Here’s what you need to do for a chance to WIN (each task is one entry and please submit each task as a separate comment so you get credit for each one):

[MANDATORY ENTRY] Register to follow my blog & leave a comment below telling me what one of the 8 most common food allergies are (hint – look for the picture in this post ). Click on JOIN THIS SITE button located between the banner ads in the column to the right of this post if the link in this paragraph doesn't work (in the grey background area next to the 8 Common Allergies Picture)

ADDITIONAL ENTRIES – You can get earn up to 5 more additional entries for completing EACH of the following (Multiple people may answer each Q 4-6 with the same Answer):

[ENTRY 2] – Follow my twitter account @geeky_dad and tell me your twitter handle in the comment section.

[ENTRY 3] – Tweet this message on twitter & post the url from your twitter feed in the comment section:

I entered the @geeky_dad FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS WEEK Contest at www.ageekdaddy.blogspot.com to win a $15 iTunes Gift Card

[ENTRY 4] – Tell me in the comments section who I ranked as the best Major League Baseball Club when it comes to being Peanut Allergy Friendly

[ENTRY 5] – Tell me the name of the author of THE GIRL WHO CANNOT EAT PEANUT BUTTER in the comment section of this post.

[ENTRY 6] – Tell me in the comment section the name of the 19 year old college freshman who died from a peanut allergy on March 8, 2013.



GOOD LUCK EVERYONE! For more information about food allergies please visit the FARE website www.foodallergy.org

Remember, you need to submit a new comment for EACH entry so each of your entries is assigned its own number and included in the random number generator selection. Also here are a few RULES for the contest:


Participants must be USA residents living in one of the 48 lower continental states.  You must register to follow & become a member of the blog to participate. It is FREE to join this blog. By participating in this contest, you agree to waive any and all claims for any injury, liabilities or damages relating in any manner to your participation in this promotion and agree to hold the contest promoter harmless for any damages that could or may occur resulting from this contest. Winner agrees to allow contest promoter to post their name and/or twitter handle on this blog & twitter identifying them as the winner of this contest. Prize will be sent via First Class U.S. Postal Service delivery upon winner selection, but the contest does not guarantee delivery after the prize has been mailed if a mishap with USPS occurs. Each comment submitted in this contest will be assigned a number and a number will be randomly generated from the total number of all valid submissions to pick a winner. A winner will be selected on May 18, 2013 or a date shortly following and will be contacted by email or twitter notify them and confirm their mailing address. Contest prize: one $15 iTunes gift card.

Disclaimer:  Neither  Apple Inc. nor iTunes is a sponsor of this contest or has any association in any manner with this promotion.  iTunes is a registered trademark of the Apple Inc. The prize has been purchased by the host of this blog for use in this contest.


30 comments:

  1. following, twitter handle is @pooroldru

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  2. tweeted your message https://twitter.com/PoorOldRu/status/333963816113147905

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  3. Boston Red Sox (Boooo) have the most peanut friendly ball park.

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  4. Registered. ad. 1st. Q: milk

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  5. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/arandise/status/334014964673179648

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  6. ad 6. Cameron Groezinger-Fitzpatrick (he died after eating cookie made with peanut oil :(( )

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  7. Followed on twitter. I'm at @blakekaplan

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  8. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/blakekaplan/status/334316100856721410

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  9. Boston Red Sox are most peanut friendly.

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  10. Sharon Chisvin is the author's name

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  11. the name of the person who died is Cameron Groezinger-Fitzpatrick

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  12. I'm following on twiiter: @znoras

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  13. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/znoras/status/334653930577485824

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  14. I'm not sure about 4-6 as questions have been answered :)
    Boston Red Sox
    Sharon Chisvin
    Cameron Groezinger-Fitzpatrick

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  15. Twitter handle: @homawoodrum, tweet is here: https://twitter.com/homawoodrum/status/334812700800610305

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  16. Peanut is one of the common 8 allergies.

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  17. Milk, I'm a parent of a child with severe food allergies and I totally know how you feel check out my first children's book here: https://www.createspace.com/3849834

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  18. Great Idea! Thanks for promoting food allergy awareness! Sharon Chisvin is the author of the fantastic rhyming children's picture book The Girl Who Cannot Eat Peanut Butter bit.ly/peanutallergy

    She is also my better half ! Cheers !

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  19. I follow your twitter as well, my handle is @that_dad

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  20. the name of the person who died is Cameron Groezinger-Fitzpatrick

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