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Friday, May 10, 2013

Allergy Awareness Week Giveaway! Win an Orgran Hamper!

1 in 10 Babies will be born with a food allergy - Paint 1 fingernail to raise awareness during Allergy Awareness Week

1 in 10 babies born today will have a food allergy.

And no, it's not a fad - they're not being pedantic. Food allergies can be a matter of life or death - and for the luckier ones, it can be the difference between being well or seriously ill.

Food allergies affect 1 in 10 infants and about 2 in 100 adults. Some children outgrow their food allergies - but for many, it's something they have to deal with for their entire life. The most common triggers in childhood are egg, milk, peanut and tree nuts - and other common allergies include fish, shellfish, sesame, soy and wheat.

Having nannied in the past, I know how important it is to be allergy aware. As a coeliac - I know how important it is for others to be allergy aware. You might not have an allergy - but that doesn't mean you shouldn't know about them - you need to be aware of others

Next week is allergy awareness week and Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia is challenging us all to raise awareness by painting just one fingernail for those one in ten with allergies. 

But I want to raise awareness too - and for that, I'm sharing the allergy friendly love with an Orgran Giveaway of all of my favourite products! Orgran is incredibly allergy aware - with all of their products gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, yeast free and egg free.

Allergy Awareness Week Giveaway 2013

The Prize: An Allergy Friendly Hamper from Orgran worth $250, containing all of my favourite Orgran Products. Including; Garlic & Parsley Pasta, Buckwheat Pancake Mix, Poppyseed Deli Crackers, All Purpose Gluten Free Plain Flour, Buckwheat Pasta, Alternative Grain Wholemeal Bread Mix, Gluten Free Self Raising Flour and Multigrain Crispbread with Quinoa plus more!

How to Enter: 
Follow these steps to enter (and please make sure you do them all or you won't be counted!)

1. "Like" Southern In-Law on Facebook 

2. "Like" Orgran on Facebook 
3. Leave a comment on both pages saying "I'm Entering @Southern In-Law 's @Orgran Natural Foods Allergy Awareness Week Giveaway!" (Tip: if you add an @tag, it's easier for me to find your comments! Just hit @ and start typing the page name and it will come up) 

Additional Entries: (additional entry for each item)
1. Post a picture on Southern In-Law's Facebook Page with your one fingernail painted for Allergy Awareness Week!
2. Share the giveaway post with your friends on Facebook - and get them to let me know you sent them!
3. Leave a comment on the Southern In-Law Facebook page, tagging one of your friends (or more) with allergies and letting them know about this giveaway (one extra entry for each friend!)

The competition is open to Australian Residents and runs until the 10th June, 2013 at 11:59PM EST. Winners must be a valid liker of Southern In-Law and Orgran's Facebook page and must have completed their entry correctly. 

This Competition is now CLOSED.

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  1. Thank you for this fantastic giveaway. I eat sooooo much Orgran products - they taste like 'REAL' food!

  2. I have liked and written on both facebook pages, my husband has a wheat allergy adn Orgran is a lifesaver! Congrats for such a great giveaway with such a great company...

    Kim maree

  3. I liked on facebook!

  4. I am Ainsley and I am a diagnosed Coeliac. I'm Entering @Southern In-Law 's @Orgran Natural Foods Allergy Awareness Week Giveaway!" I eat a lot of Organ Natural foods and my pantry is stocked with it.

  5. thank you for this give away it is a great comp I hope I win it to share with my large family.

  6. ~ Contact via ~

    <3 <3 Having Fibromyalgia Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Asthmatic, Problems Absorbing Sugar (heredity - heart & liver disease) have to eat healthily being gluten free, yeast free, wheat free, etc. <3 <3
    <3 <3 Certainly one of the best giveaways EVER!!! :-) :-) You'll certainly make my day receiving an email to say i'm one of those fortunate winners for my healths' sake!! <3 <3

    **GOODLUCK Everyone
    **CONGRATS to the LUCKY winners
    **ENJOY cooking & eating on behalf of Orgran!

    **Everyone have a great fab day ... Cheers! <3

  7. <3<3 Liked & left messages @ both Soouthern In-Laws as well as Orgran ... Cheers! <3<3

  8. :-) :-) SHARED on facebook on this page also SHARED on Write a Post on your Facebook page! ... Cheers! <3 <3

  9. "I'm Entering @Southern In-Law 's @Orgran Natural Foods Allergy Awareness Week Giveaway!"

  10. "I'm Entering @Southern In-Law 's @Orgran Natural Foods Allergy Awareness Week Giveaway!"

  11. ive liked both pages, shared the giveaway post, and tagged a friend on your page! this would be an amazing hamper! Organ products are friendly on this families stomachs as well as keeping DS behaviour in control!

  12. "I'm Entering @Southern In-Law 's @Orgran Natural Foods Allergy Awareness Week Giveaway!"


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