Typically when it comes to back to school, we might think of gear like backpacks and crisp, clean notebooks, and classes like Social Studies and Math.
However, the arts are an extremely important aspect of school for children of all ages, and this year there is reason to celebrate even more thanks to Energizer.
To help get the school year started off on a positive note, Energizer is partnering with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation to help restore instrumental music education in America’s public schools. Helping to kick off the campaign is Grammy-nominated platinum-recording artist and VH1 Save The Music Foundation Ambassador, Jordin Sparks.
How can you get involved? Read on!
Attend the live performance in NYC with Jordin Sparks!
Jordin Sparks will perform at a secret location in New York City on July 28. If you live in the NYC-area or will be in the area, join in the fun! The location of Sparks' performance is a mystery, so keep your eyes on the VH1 Save The Music Foundation tab on the Energizer Bunny Facebook page, check out the Energizer Bunny Twitter handle or follow #EnergizerSTM on Twitter for the latest news and hints. The performance is free and open to the public, so all you have to do is wait until the morning of the event for the location to be revealed!
Like the Energizer Bunny on Facebook and Help Increase Energizer’s Support to the VH1 Save The Music Foundation
Now through August 12, people can help support the VH1 Save The Music Foundation simply by clicking LIKE on the Energizer Bunny Facebook page and becoming a fan of the unstoppable icon. For each new Like through August 12, Energizer will donate $1 to help restore instrumental music education through the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.
Help Energizer Pick a Grant Recipient
Energizer is making eight grants to public schools around the country, and fans of the Energizer Bunny Facebook page will help direct one of these grants by voting for a city where an instrumental grant will be made. Cities vying for the Now That’s Positivenergy grant from Energizer and the VH1 Save The Music Foundation include Philadelphia, Birmingham, Minneapolis, New Haven and Weirton, W.V. Energizer is also supporting these grants with a $250,000 overall donation to the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.
Power Your Playlist
In addition to powering music education in America’s public schools, Energizer is also powering Americans' playlists. Right now in stores, specially-marked Energizer products contain a special code so when someone buys three participating products, he or she can go online to www.nowthatspositivenergy.com/
Are you ready to help support a great cause? Visit Now That's Positivenergy and Energizer on Facebook to see how you can get involved in helping to restore instrumental music education in America's public schools!
And, thanks to the generosity of Energizer, one person will be ready to enjoy their favorite music a little more, because...
One lucky person will win a $10 iTunes Gift Card from Energizer!
To enter to win: Tell me what artist you might download first with your iTunes gift card OR if you could play any instrument, what would it be?
Extra Entries (available after the mandatory entry above is completed; please leave a separate comment for each entry in order for them to be counted).
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Giveaway will end on August 12th at 11:59pm CST. Do me the favor of leaving an email address or making absolutely sure it is visible in your profile, I have to have a way to contact the winner. The winner will be chosen by random.org and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to contact me or respond to notification or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.
A big thank you to Energizer for providing a $10 iTunes gift card for me as well as for one lucky giveaway winner. The opinions shared are my own and honest and if you really need to see more, click here to see how I roll.