Saturday, September 11, 2010

Save The Date! September 14, 2010 You Can Join With Weight Watchers To Combat Hunger!

Wouldn’t it be great if you could help fight hunger – and encourage your friends to do the same – simply by using your favorite social network to spread the word?

On September 14, 2010, you can! Lose-A-Palooza is a one-day social media event created to encourage participation in the Lose For Good campaign to benefit Share Our Strength and Action Against Hunger.

For every accepted mention or acknowledgment of “Lose For Good” made on September 14th through blogs, Twitter, Facebook and check-in via foursquare, Weight Watchers will donate $1 – up to $60,000 – to Share Our Strength and Action Against Hunger.

There are lots of ways to participate:


* Follow get in on the good. Follow @WeightWatchers, @sharestrength or @acfusa

* Tweet or Retweet using the hashtag #LoseforGood. Let people know how they can join you in the fight against hunger

* Accessorize add a Lose-A-Palooza twibbon to your profile picture (available 9/14)

* “Like” Weight Watchers, Share Our Strength or Action Against Hunger pages

* Comment or "Like" any of the Weight Watchers “Lose-A-Palooza” updates posted posting throughout the day, Sept. 14th

* Accessorize add a Lose-A-Palooza twibbon to your profile picture (available 9/14)


* Post- include the phrase “Lose For Good” in a post about the Lose For Good campaign, and encourage your readers to get involved by visiting

* Comment- on a blog post about Lose For Good. Also, ask your friends to show their support by commenting on your post. Don’t forget to include “Lose For Good” in your comment.

* Community- write a post including “Lose For Good” in the Community on


* Check-in to a Weight Watchers meeting room to help contribute to the good.

Note: foursquare check-in is not considered a weekly meeting attendance and you will not receive Program materials, unless you decide to stay and attend a meeting and, if applicable, pay the fees then in effect. Only one check-in per user will be counted.

You can see there are TONS of ways to get involved and help!  Pick, pick two, pick three...heck, do them all! 

I encourage each of my dear readers to join in this effort - let me know what method you chose to help Weight Watchers combat world hunger!
Disclaimer:  I was not compensated for this post, but I am entered into a contest with the One2One Network for posting. 

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