Post your love of GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS!

Please help us by posting a comment for GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS on the link below.

We’re currently competing for a “Love a Local Business” grant sponsored by Intuit (the folks who brought us Quickbooks and Turbotax).

You’ll only have to comment ONCE between now and Dec 31st (but the sooner the better). For each NEW person who leaves a message, we’ll be placed into a random drawing for $25K. The more comments we have, the better our chances of winning!

Post your love here: click here

 

You can also TEXT in your message: Text “gbrfan” to 244326 and follow the prompts to leave your comment.

Your message can say anything you want – but we’re hoping you’ll leave a positive note to express your support of our goal to promote community and personal pride in a positive way.  Your note could help us bring more positive projects and rewards into your neighborhoods!

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It’s official!!

We’ve been confirmed!

Read the announcement: click here

We are the official grant recipients for $15K in the Pepsi-Safeway contest!! Thank you so much to all our supporters!!!  Your votes will help to kick off the Helping Others portal on the Heal the Nation site of www.gotbraggingrights.com

We’ll keep you updated on our progress…

XOXOXOXO

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We’re finalists in the Safeway Contest!

THANK YOU VOTERS!!  You helped us to become finalists for the $15,000 grant to create our HEAL THE NATION – Helping Others portal on the GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS website!!

We are now in the phase of verification and review to determine eligibility for the grant.  Pepsi will announce all grantees by the end of Oct – I’ll send you the latest news as soon as I get it!!

It’s been a long haul since competing for the Pepsi-Refresh $50K grant back in June. Although we didn’t make it (finishing 12th for this month), we’ve gotten closer to winning than ever before!  At this time, we are taking a break from competing for this grant. We’re not sure if we will continue to compete in Nov or in future months, but we hope you’ll support us again if we ever do compete for a grant in the future.

Your efforts in the Pepsi-Refresh contest has had an incredibly powerful impact on the world. You’ve given GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and our HEAL THE NATION cause a lot of exposure while spreading the word about voting. Due to your efforts in spreading awareness, we now have a sizable population of the public who are now familiar with our current grassroots efforts to bring positive change to the world. We also have local and national celebrities and many charitable organizations becoming more and more aware of our cause. As a result, they are wanting to help and asking to be involved!

Your phenomenal efforts have also helped so many of our past and present partners to win their grants. You’ve definitely GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS! In monetary terms, you’ve helped to secure a total of $1,395,000 in grants!! But far beyond the grant money, you’ve also helped countless people in so many ways.  Here are all the causes that you’ve helped over the past 4 months:

June:

  • Mule Muscle (250K – Pepsi Refresh): Build a weight room for the Kicking Mules of Bedford High School
  • Harrison Skate Park (25K – Pepsi Refresh): Build a Plaza Style Skate Park in Harrison, AR

July:

  • Keep the Kids on Stage (25K – Pepsi Refresh): Fund 50 performances by over 200 students
  • Waters Ecology (25K – Pepsi Refresh): Expand the Waters Ecology program and add a greenhouse to our garden which will allow us to extend the growing season and give our students a chance to interact with the garden throughout the school year.

August:

  • Lake High School (500K – Kohl’s Cares School grants): Lake High School was devasted in a terrible tornado that ripped through the town. Your votes helped to win them the #1 spot for this grant!
  • Cure JM (250K – Pepsi Refresh): Fund research to find a cure for JM
  • Molly’s Adopt a Sailor (50K – Pepsi Refresh): Molly’s Adopt a Sailor is an idea that started with the expression of one mother’s love for her child.  Molly’s goal is simple: Ship care packages to our troops to show them we care.  Molly’s 100% volunteer force is comprised mostly of mothers whose children are in the military; the comfort they give these young men & women (so many of whom are still teens!) brings a mother’s love to harsh and distant soil.  With Molly’s big heart leading the way, our troops know they are loved form home, and, more importantly, they are reminded that they are NOT FORGOTTEN.
  • Gateway (50K – Pepsi Refresh): Theater Collaborative of Somers Point New Jersey is working hard to fill a large cultural void in their charming town.  Four years ago, the Gateway Playhouse (100 years old this year!) closed down due to lack of funding.  Since then, the community has been without a place to cultivate local talent and educate local children in the performing arts.  The Theater Collaborative, made up of professional performers, is inspired to help restore the playhouse and bring affordable, high-quality entertainment back to the region.
  • Beads of Courage (25K – Pepsi Refresh): Beads of Courage started with a nurse who decided giving stickers to children in cancer treatment wasn’t enough.  Children, she believed, should have more to show for what they endured each and every day in their courageous struggle to live.  Jean Baruch developed a method for children to RECORD, TELL, and OWN their stories of courage using (often handmade) glass beads.  Each bead is a symbol of courage, and each strand the beads make is a monument to the child’s strength.  Beads of Courage serves over 70 hospitals around the world and over 10,000 children battling with life-threatening disease.
  • Project Goodness (25K – Pepsi Refresh): PROJECT GOODNESS, created by Alli Seigel, offers free programs to schools, and teaches children that they can make a positive difference in our world.  PROJECT GOODNESS, celebrates the mantra “Every little bit counts,” by teaching children how to activate their innate goodness and instilling the values of selflessness and compassion.  Alli has spent many of her days working with children in places such as South America, as well as her native Los Angeles.  She is also the creator of 365DaysofGoodness.com.
  • Monkey in my Chair (25K – Pepsi Refresh): Provide “Monkey In My Chair” kits to children that have cancer
  • Big Hearts (5K – Pepsi Refresh): For more than 15 years, the Gingerbread House Project at Loma Linda University Medical Center Children’s Hospital has brought joy and smiles to sick and terminally ill children.  Providing a much-needed distraction from hospital life, workshops are held where children celebrate creativity as they build and decorate their own gingerbread houses.  Children feel a sense of accomplishment and pride as all of their completed houses are displayed in the hospital lobby as a “gingerbread village” for all to see.

September (finalists):

  • Michigan PAWS (50K – Pepsi Refresh): P.A.W.S. of Michigan is dedicated to lowering the needless euthanasia of companion animals and to do this has begun efforts to open a low cost, high quality, high volume spay neuter clinic. Daily shelter work with a seemingly endless inflow of animals and a local euthanasia rate as high as 90% made us realize that we needed to take a proactive approach to the problem. These clinics are proven to be successful with over 70 clinics open across the country who have seen decreases in local euthanasia rates as high as 70%. Once open this clinic will save thousands of animal lives every year!
  • Redlands East Valley High School (25K – Pepsi Refresh): The REV Wildcat Sculpture Garden & Public Art project will invite students, teachers, and the community to experience artwork up-close on a daily basis around the campus. Neglected outdoor spaces on campus will be cleaned up and assessed for Public Art placement. An annual outdoor Community Festival of Arts will also be established complete with a Chalk Art Competition among area schools. The purchase of easels, awnings, and other reusable art equipment would guarantee art education for all for many more years.
  • Kids’ Co-op (25K – Pepsi Refresh): Kids’ Co-op is committed to enriching the lives of Las Vegas children and strengthening their families through its developmentally appropriate Preschool and Kindergarten programs, through parent education, and through community service. Kids’ Co-op is a joint effort of parents who govern the school, and the director and teachers, who oversee the educational programs. Parents at Kids’ Co-op learn to efficiently nurture social, physical, emotional, and intellectual development of their children.
  • Lay a Foundation (25K – Pepsi Refresh): Lay a Foundation of Fitness is aiming to stamp out childhood obesity in our community. So many kids lack physical activity and we want to provide the best opportunities in our community for kids to come and have fun exercising.  More and more fast food joints are going up and our foods are being packed with harmful ingredients to make them convenient so we need to do our part to help kids start healthy and stay that way.  The Pepsi Grant would help fund the ideas we have to give kids a fighting chance at being healthy for a lifetime.
  • GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS (15K – Pepsi Safeway): HEAL THE NATION by Helping Others: This grant will be used to create a portal on the site for people to share their concerns, questions and experience on issues they are facing (topics ranging from teaching and parenting tips to coping with cancer and the loss of loved ones). We also plan to provide information on charitable projects and funding resources on this site.  The idea is to reduce the emotional stress that comes along with the challenges we face today.

Please continue to vote for our partners in the Big 10 Alliance! Although we’re not competing hard this month, we can still support our partners. This group tried really hard to push us to a win last month. They also voted for our Safeway project and led us to a win in that contest. Please help our partners to bring home grants for their causes!!

http://big10alliance.org

Please also continue to help out a friend, Kerry Getz, a professional skater from Philly, by voting for his skate shop’s design to appear on the new Mountain Dew can. You only vote once a day and you might even win a prize for voting!  Kerry’s also building a skatepark for kids to use to keep them off the streets and out of trouble.  Video coming soon…sorry, this will go live towards the end of the month.

Use your Pepsi login and password and vote for the Northeast can design:
http://www.greenlabelart.com/shopseries/gallery.php

Realest Reeken’s GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS!
If you haven’t yet had a chance to check out our featured artist, please watch Realest Reeken’s video shout out to GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS. Realest Reeken is a great hip hop artist with a great soul who focuses on spreading positive influence into the world!  He’s an inspirational role model!

Subscribe to our YouTube channel, leave a comment, and share it with all your friends …you’ll get to see and promote all our upcoming artists!

http://www.youtube.com/user/GBRmgr

FOLLOW US!
4 ways to receive updates, chat and follow our progress!

  1. BECOME A FAN ON FACEBOOK:
    1. Sign up for a Facebook account (if you don’t already have one)
    2. Click the “Like” button
  2. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER:
    1. @iveGBR (short for I’ve GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS!)
    2. You can also get updates via SMS by texting: “follow iveGBR” to 40404 in the US.
  3. SUBSCRIBE TO THE GBR BLOG:
    1. Click on the subscription button to the right
    2. You’ll receive an email confirmation…please follow any instructions.
  4. SUBSCRIBE TO THE GBR YouTube Channel:
    1. Click on the subscription button at the GBR YouTube Channel
    2. You’ll receive updates on all our video uploads.
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Don’t give up!!

The competition’s getting tougher, but that just means we’ve got to push back harder!  To keep everyone safely in the winning spots in the Pepsi-Refresh contest (10 projects) and in the Pepsi-Safeway contest (our Helping Others project) before the month ends, we need YOUR votes and we need NEW VOTERS!!

Pepsi-Refresh Contest:

For the Pepsi-Refresh grant (the grant you’ve been voting for), we need to stay in the Top 10 of our grant level by Sept 30th, so please keep voting daily for GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and ALL the Big-S10 partners!! There are 3 ways to vote. In addition to voting via the Pepsi website (Quick Link), if you are able to vote by Texting and through Facebook…you can vote 3x per project in one day!!  Please vote as many times as you can!  Every vote makes such a big difference!! We need each and every one of you!!!

MULTIPLY YOUR VOTES: Vote 3x using 3 WAYS TO VOTE each and every day!
(You can vote up to 3x for each project)

  1. For GBR, Text 100511 to Pepsi(73774) – see full text list below
  2. Vote by Quick Link – vote for all 10 projects – no comments necessary!
  3. Vote by Facebook – see note below

To vote using your Facebook login: First sign out after voting from the Quick Link, then go back to the Quick Link and sign in with your Facebook login by clicking the Facebook login button, complete your Facebook login and vote for all 10 projects!

To vote using the Facebook app: (Use this method if the method above gives you a “connection error”) Once you’re logged in and at the Facebook app, copy and paste the entire search string (in green) into the FB app search window to find and vote for all our partners.

coppola munter got.brag karrie skip.program Redlands.bowl Diannah paws.michigan massimiano kids.coop

Texting info for all our partners: Text each Project ID Number to Pepsi at 73774. You’ll have to send 10 separate text messages, but you can “resend” them each day.  The number you’re texting to is 73774, and the “message” is one of the group numbers listed below (don’t include the name of the group).  TIP: You can send text reminders to your friends to vote for us and the other groups by texting.  One of our members is doing this with a lot of success.

  • 100511 – Got Bragging Rights
  • 100843 – POP!
  • 100847 – Skip Program
  • 102340 – Lynn Munter
  • 102320 – Redlands Bowl
  • 100505 – Studio 33
  • 100506 – PAWS of Michigan
  • 102048 – REVHS
  • 101377 – Foundation of Fitness
  • 100216 – Kids’ Co-op

Pepsi-Safeway Contest:

You’ll have a total of 3 votes per day (completely separate from the other votes for Pepsi Refresh projects, and you can just cast all 3 votes for our project). You use the same login email and password that you registered for the Pepsi Refresh voting. Click the link below, select “I already have an account” at the top of the sign in winder, follow the prompts to select your state, and “x” out the pop up windows to vote 3 times. Voting begins on Sept 15th and ends on Sept 30th: There are 100 projects and only the Top 3 projects win, so please vote every day!!

MULTIPLY YOUR VOTES: VOTE 3x using the same link each and every day!
(You can vote 3x for HEAL THE NATION by Helping Others)

Here’s the voting link: HEAL THE NATION – Helping Others

We plan to have experts and inspirational speakers contribute periodically to the conversation, but mainly it’ll be a site where like-minded people can come together to learn, comfort and heal.  We also plan to provide information on charitable projects and funding resources on this site.  The idea is to reduce the emotional stress that comes along with the challenges we face today.

Realest Reeken’s GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS!!

Realest Reeken is a talented artist with a great soul who focuses on spreading positive influence into the world!  He’s an inspirational role model! Check out his video shout out to GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and the Big-S10 charity causes on the GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS video channel.

GBR video channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/GBRmgr

Subscribe to our video channel, share it with all your friends, and VOTE VOTE VOTE!!!  Together we can HEAL THE NATION!!!

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We’re still in danger!! Please VOTE VOTE VOTE!!!

We still need your help!! To keep everyone safely in the winning spots in the Pepsi-Refresh contest before the month ends, we need your votes!! And, we’re in BIG danger for the Pepsi-Safeway contest (HELPING OTHERS)!! Please vote for this project right after you cast your votes for the Pepsi-Refresh contest (the grant you’re already voting for).

Pepsi-Refresh Contest:

For the Pepsi-Refresh grant (the grant you’ve been voting for), we need to stay in the Top 10 of our grant level by Sept 30th, so please keep voting daily for GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and ALL the Big-S10 partners!! There are 3 ways to vote. In addition to voting via the Pepsi website (Quick Link), if you are able to vote by Texting and through Facebook…you can vote 3x per project in one day!!  Please vote as many times as you can!  Every vote makes such a big difference!! We need each and every one of you!!!

MULTIPLY YOUR VOTES: Vote 3x using 3 WAYS TO VOTE each and every day!
(You can vote up to 3x for each project)

  1. For GBR, Text 100511 to Pepsi(73774) – see full text list below
  2. Vote by Quick Link – vote for all 10 projects – no comments necessary!
  3. Vote by Facebook – see note below

To vote using your Facebook login: First sign out after voting from the Quick Link, then go back to the Quick Link and sign in with your Facebook login by clicking the Facebook login button, complete your Facebook login and vote for all 10 projects!

To vote using the Facebook app: (Use this method if the method above gives you a “connection error”) Once you’re logged in and at the Facebook app, copy and paste the entire search string (in green) into the FB app search window to find and vote for all our partners.

coppola munter got.brag karrie skip.program Redlands.bowl Diannah paws.michigan massimiano kids.coop

Texting info for all our partners: Text each Project ID Number to Pepsi at 73774. You’ll have to send 10 separate text messages, but you can “resend” them each day.  The number you’re texting to is 73774, and the “message” is one of the group numbers listed below (don’t include the name of the group).  TIP: You can send text reminders to your friends to vote for us and the other groups by texting.  One of our members is doing this with a lot of success.

  • 100511 – Got Bragging Rights
  • 100843 – POP!
  • 100847 – Skip Program
  • 102340 – Lynn Munter
  • 102320 – Redlands Bowl
  • 100505 – Studio 33
  • 100506 – PAWS of Michigan
  • 102048 – REVHS
  • 101377 – Foundation of Fitness
  • 100216 – Kids’ Co-op

Pepsi-Safeway Contest:

You’ll have a total of 3 votes per day (completely separate from the other votes for Pepsi Refresh projects, and you can just cast all 3 votes for our project). You use the same login email and password that you registered for the Pepsi Refresh voting. Click the link below, select “I already have an account” at the top of the sign in winder, follow the prompts to select your state, and “x” out the pop up windows to vote 3 times. Voting begins on Sept 15th and ends on Sept 30th: There are 100 projects and only the Top 3 projects win, so please vote every day!!

MULTIPLY YOUR VOTES: VOTE 3x using the same link each and every day!
(You can vote 3x for HEAL THE NATION by Helping Others)

Here’s the voting link: HEAL THE NATION – Helping Others

We plan to have experts and inspirational speakers contribute periodically to the conversation, but mainly it’ll be a site where like-minded people can come together to learn, comfort and heal.  We also plan to provide information on charitable projects and funding resources on this site.  The idea is to reduce the emotional stress that comes along with the challenges we face today.

Realest Reeken’s GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS!!

Realest Reeken is a talented artist with a great soul who focuses on spreading positive influence into the world!  He’s an inspirational role model! Check out his video shout out to GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and the Big-S10 charity causes on the GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS video channel.

GBR video channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/GBRmgr

Subscribe to our video channel, share it with all your friends, and VOTE VOTE VOTE!!!  Together we can HEAL THE NATION!!!

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Our BIG 10 team needs you!!

We need help!! We’re just past the halfway mark and we’re doing GREAT! But we need YOUR help to keep everyone in the winning spots in the Pepsi-Refresh contest before the month ends!! And, we slipped a notch in the Pepsi-Safeway contest (HELPING OTHERS)!! Please vote for this project right after you cast your votes for the Pepsi-Refresh contest (the grant you’re already voting for).

Pepsi-Refresh Contest:

For the Pepsi-Refresh grant (the grant you’ve been voting for), we need to stay in the Top 10 of our grant level by Sept 30th, so please keep voting daily for GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and ALL the Big-S10 partners!! There are 3 ways to vote. In addition to voting via the Pepsi website (Quick Link), if you are able to vote by Texting and through Facebook…you can vote 3x per project in one day!!  Please vote as many times as you can!  Every vote makes such a big difference!! We need each and every one of you!!!

MULTIPLY YOUR VOTES: Vote 3x using 3 WAYS TO VOTE each and every day!
(You can vote up to 3x for each project)

  1. For GBR, Text 100511 to Pepsi(73774) – see full text list below
  2. Vote by Quick Link – vote for all 10 projects – no comments necessary!
  3. Vote by Facebook – see note below

To vote using your Facebook login: First sign out after voting from the Quick Link, then go back to the Quick Link and sign in with your Facebook login by clicking the Facebook login button, complete your Facebook login and vote for all 10 projects!

To vote using the Facebook app: Once you’re logged in and at the Facebook app, copy and paste the entire search string (in green) into the FB app search window to find and vote for all our partners.

coppola munter got.brag karrie skip.program Redlands.bowl Diannah paws.michigan massimiano kids.coop

Texting info for all our partners: Text each Project ID Number to Pepsi at 73774. You’ll have to send 10 separate text messages, but you can “resend” them each day.  The number you’re texting to is 73774, and the “message” is one of the group numbers listed below (don’t include the name of the group).  TIP: You can send text reminders to your friends to vote for us and the other groups by texting.  One of our members is doing this with a lot of success.

  • 100511 – Got Bragging Rights
  • 100843 – POP!
  • 100847 – Skip Program
  • 102340 – Lynn Munter
  • 102320 – Redlands Bowl
  • 100505 – Studio 33
  • 100506 – PAWS of Michigan
  • 102048 – REVHS
  • 101377 – Foundation of Fitness
  • 100216 – Kids’ Co-op

Pepsi-Safeway Contest:

You’ll have a total of 3 votes per day (completely separate from the other votes for Pepsi Refresh projects, and you can just cast all 3 votes for our project). You use the same login email and password that you registered for the Pepsi Refresh voting. Click the link below, select “I already have an account” at the top of the sign in winder, follow the prompts to select your state, and “x” out the pop up windows to vote 3 times. Voting begins on Sept 15th and ends on Sept 30th: There are 100 projects and only the Top 3 projects win, so please vote every day!!

MULTIPLY YOUR VOTES: VOTE 3x using the same link each and every day!
(You can vote 3x for HEAL THE NATION by Helping Others)

Here’s the voting link: HEAL THE NATION – Helping Others

We plan to have experts and inspirational speakers contribute periodically to the conversation, but mainly it’ll be a site where like-minded people can come together to learn, comfort and heal.  We also plan to provide information on charitable projects and funding resources on this site.  The idea is to reduce the emotional stress that comes along with the challenges we face today.

Realest Reeken’s GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS!!

Realest Reeken is a talented artist with a great soul who focuses on spreading positive influence into the world!  He’s an inspirational role model! Check out his video shout out to GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and the Big-S10 charity causes on the GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS video channel.

GBR video channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/GBRmgr

Subscribe to our video channel, share it with all your friends, and VOTE VOTE VOTE!!!  Together we can HEAL THE NATION!!!

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We’re at the halfway mark! And we’ve got a new contest!

Our alliance is slipping!! We’re halfway to the finish line and we need to keep everyone in the winning spots before the month ends!! Also, starting today, we’re competing for a $15K grant in another Pepsi contest (Pepsi-Safeway) to enhance the HEAL THE NATION project.  This 2nd grant will be used to create a HELPING OTHERS portal on the site for people to share their concerns, questions and experience on issues they are facing (topics ranging from teaching and parenting tips to coping with cancer and the loss of loved ones). Please vote for this project right after you cast your votes for the Pepsi-Refresh contest (the grant you’re already voting for).

Pepsi-Refresh Contest:

For the Pepsi-Refresh grant (the grant you’ve been voting for), we need to stay in the Top 10 of our grant level by Sept 30th, so please keep voting daily for GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and ALL the Big-S10 partners!! There are 3 ways to vote. In addition to voting via the Pepsi website (Quick Link), if you are able to vote by Texting and through Facebook…you can vote 3x per project in one day!!  Please vote as many times as you can!  Every vote makes such a big difference!! We need each and every one of you!!!

MULTIPLY YOUR VOTES: Vote 3x using 3 WAYS TO VOTE each and every day!
(You can vote up to 3x for each project)

  1. For GBR, Text 100511 to Pepsi(73774) – see full text list below
  2. Vote by Quick Link – vote for all 10 projects – no comments necessary!
  3. Vote by Facebook – see note below

To vote using your Facebook login: First sign out after voting from the Quick Link, then go back to the Quick Link and sign in with your Facebook login by clicking the Facebook login button, complete your Facebook login and vote for all 10 projects!

Texting info for all our partners: Text each Project ID Number to Pepsi at 73774. You’ll have to send 10 separate text messages, but you can “resend” them each day.  The number you’re texting to is 73774, and the “message” is one of the group numbers listed below (don’t include the name of the group).  TIP: You can send text reminders to your friends to vote for us and the other groups by texting.  One of our members is doing this with a lot of success.

  • 100511 – Got Bragging Rights
  • 100843 – POP!
  • 100847 – Skip Program
  • 102340 – Lynn Munter
  • 102320 – Redlands Bowl
  • 100505 – Studio 33
  • 100506 – PAWS of Michigan
  • 102048 – REVHS
  • 101377 – Foundation of Fitness
  • 100216 – Kids’ Co-op

Pepsi-Safeway Contest:

You’ll have a total of 3 votes per day (completely separate from the other votes for Pepsi Refresh projects, and you can just cast all 3 votes for our project). You use the same login email and password that you registered for the Pepsi Refresh voting. Click the link below, select “I already have an account” at the top of the sign in winder, follow the prompts to select your state, and “x” out the pop up windows to vote 3 times. Voting begins on Sept 15th and ends on Sept 30th: There are 100 projects and only the Top 3 projects win, so please vote every day!!

MULTIPLY YOUR VOTES: VOTE 3x using the same link each and every day!
(You can vote 3x for HEAL THE NATION by Helping Others)

Here’s the voting link: HEAL THE NATION – Helping Others

We plan to have experts and inspirational speakers contribute periodically to the conversation, but mainly it’ll be a site where like-minded people can come together to learn, comfort and heal.  We also plan to provide information on charitable projects and funding resources on this site.  The idea is to reduce the emotional stress that comes along with the challenges we face today.

Realest Reeken’s GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS!!

Realest Reeken is a talented artist with a great soul who focuses on spreading positive influence into the world!  He’s an inspirational role model! Check out his video shout out to GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and the Big-S10 charity causes on the GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS video channel.

GBR video channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/GBRmgr

Subscribe to our video channel, share it with all your friends, and VOTE VOTE VOTE!!!  Together we can HEAL THE NATION!!!

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New announcement: We’re in another contest for 15K – voting period is 15 days!!

Pepsi-Safeway Contest: Starting on Sept 15th, we’re competing for a $15K grant in another Pepsi contest (Pepsi-Safeway) to win a grant to enhance the HEAL THE NATION project!  Please vote for this project right after you cast your votes for the Pepsi-Refresh contest (the grant you’re already voting for)!  This 2nd grant will be used to create a HELPING OTHERS portal on the site for people to share their concerns, questions and experience on issues they are facing (topics ranging from teaching and parenting tips to coping with cancer and the loss of loved ones).

We plan to have experts and inspirational speakers contribute periodically to the conversation, but mainly it’ll be a site where like-minded people can come together to learn, comfort and heal.  We also plan to provide information on charitable projects and funding resources on this site.  The idea is to reduce the emotional stress that comes along with the challenges we face today. Voting ends on Sept 30 and you can vote 3x a day, every day: There are 100 projects and only the Top 3 projects win, so please vote every day!!

Pepsi-Refresh Contest: We’re also still competing for the Pepsi-Refresh grant (the grant you’ve been voting for).  We need to stay in the Top 10 of our grant level by Sept 30th, so please keep voting daily for GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and ALL the Big-S10 partners!! There are 3 ways to vote. In addition to voting via the Pepsi website (Quick Link), if you are able to vote by Texting and through Facebook…you can vote 3x in one day!!  Please vote as many times as you can!  Every vote makes such a big difference!! We need each and every one of you!!!

Pepsi-Refresh Contest:

MULTIPLY YOUR VOTES: 3 WAYS TO VOTE each and every day!
(You can vote up to 3x for each project)

  1. For GBR, Text 100511 to Pepsi(73774) – see full text list below
  2. Vote by Quick Link – no comments necessary!
  3. Vote by Facebook app – see note below

Once you’re logged in and at the Facebook app, copy and paste each search string (in green) into the FB app search window to find and vote for all our partners. Sorry, we couldn’t fit everyone into a single string.

  • got.brag skip.program coppola redlands.bowl lynn.munter
  • diannah paws.michigan karrie.flanagan massimiano kids.co-op

Here’s the texting info for GBR and all our partners:

  • 100511 – Got Bragging Rights
  • 100843 – POP!
  • 100847 – Skip Program
  • 102340 – Lynn Munter
  • 102320 – Redlands Bowl
  • 100505 – Studio 33
  • 100506 – PAWS of Michigan
  • 102048 – REVHS
  • 101377 – Foundation of Fitness
  • 100216 – Kids’ Co-op

Text each Project ID Number to Pepsi at 73774

Pepsi-Safeway Contest:

MULTIPLY YOUR VOTES: VOTE 3x using the same link each and every day!
(You can vote 3x for HEAL THE NATION by Helping Others)

You’ll have a total of 3 votes per day (completely separate from the other votes for Pepsi Refresh projects, and you can just cast all 3 votes for our project). You use the same login email and password that you registered for the Pepsi Refresh voting. Click the link below, select “I already have an account” at the top of the sign in winder, follow the prompts to select your state, and “x” out the pop up windows to vote 3 times. Voting begins on Sept 15th and ends on Sept 30th.

We’ll post the link tomorrow!

Realest Reeken’s GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS!!

Realest Reeken is a talented artist with a great soul who focuses on spreading positive influence into the world!  He’s an inspirational role model! Check out his video shout out to GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and the Big-S10 charity causes on the GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS video channel.

GBR video channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/GBRmgr

Subscribe to our video channel, share it with all your friends, and VOTE VOTE VOTE!!!  Together we can HEAL THE NATION!!!

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Support all these Big-10 charitable causes for September!!!

Here are all the charitable projects that need YOUR votes every day in September! All it takes is the click of your finger (and your thumbs to multiply your votes) to help HEAL THE NATION!!!

Vote for all 10 projects 3x a day:

  1. For GBR, Text 100511 to Pepsi(73774) – see full text list below
  2. Vote by Quick Link – just click on the voting buttons for all our partners!
  3. Vote by Facebook app – see note below

Once you’re logged in and at the Facebook app, copy and paste the entire search string (in green) into the FB app search window to find and vote for all our partners.

coppola munter got.brag karrie skip.program Redlands.bowl Diannah paws.michigan massimiano kids.coop


GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS: Text 100511 to 73774

GBR is determined to HEAL THE NATION through positive action. Hit by a string of personal tragedies and recognizing the increasing negativity in our lives today, Keala Tyler (GBR founder) became determined to bring back the balance in our lives. To celebrate the great things that people are doing and to promote more positive influence in the world, GBR is creating a rewards & recognition program for student role models who have been inspirational in their efforts to improve themselves, their community or the lives of others.

http://www.gotbraggingrights.com

POP!: Text 100843 to 73774

POP! (Performing Arts Outreach Program) focuses on helping and empowering at-risk children in desperate need. Using a curriculum that enforces core life lessons through the arts, POP! teachers reinforce respect, self-efficacy, and responsibility. Dr. Nancy Coppola has been working with at-risk-youth for 5 years, and through the POP! program teaches our younger generation that they have the power to take the future into their own hands. POP!’s goal is to change the world view of our children into one of HOPE.

SKIP PROGRAM: Text 100847 to 73774

The idea of The Skip Program grew out of a family tragedy, and Lisa Johnson knew she had to do something to keep her Uncle’s spirit alive and celebrate his life. Skip was an avid sports fan, and Lisa knew that the inheritance left to her by her Grandmother would be well spent on creating a program that gives underprivileged children the opportunity to play sports and participate in community activities. Lisa is following in her Grandmother’s footsteps, making a positive difference in her community, by helping make the dreams of underprivileged children come true.

LAY A FOUNDATION OF FITNESS: Text 101377 to 73774

Lay a Foundation of Fitness is aiming to stamp out childhood obesity in our community.  So many kids lack physical activity and we want to provide the best opportunities in our community for kids to come and have fun exercising.  More and more fast food joints are going up and our foods are being packed with harmful ingredients to make them convenient so we need to do our part to help kids start healthy and stay that way.  The Pepsi Grant would help fund the ideas we have to give kids a fighting chance at being healthy for a lifetime.

KIDS’ CO-OP: Text 100216 to 73774

Kids’ Co-op is committed to enriching the lives of Las Vegas children and strengthening their families through its developmentally appropriate Preschool and Kindergarten programs, through parent education, and through community service. Kids’ Co-op is a joint effort of parents who govern the school, and the director and teachers, who oversee the educational programs. Parents at Kids’ Co-op learn to efficiently nurture social, physical, emotional, and intellectual development of their children.

Lynn Munter for Avalon: Text 102340 to 73774

Avalon Educational Institute is a multi-arts school bent on increasing the general credibility and accessibility of the arts to the overall community. As the world’s first Accountability-Based school, Avalon’s students, teachers, and administrative staff are all responsible for the maintenance and running of it’s completely volunteer-based programming. Lynn Munter, Avalon’s most active student volunteer, put forward this month’s Refresh project for Avalon in her continuing efforts to help the school and enhance her working knowledge of program administration and development.

STUDIO 33: Text 100505 to 73774

Studio 33 has developed a plan for a creative social enterprise that supports many worthy charities. The Studio Earth Initiative begins with a signature series line of jewelry that is uniquely paired with a nonprofit organization, produced, marketed and sold to offer a generous 30% of retail profit to the charity it supports. The project continues to evolve in phase two and three, unfolding a vision of a production art center that produces yet, another triple bottom line as the creative social enterprise embraces all craft mediums supporting community, artists and charitable causes worldwide.

P.A.W.S. OF MICHIGAN: Text 100506 to 73774
P.A.W.S. of Michigan is dedicated to lowering the needless euthanasia of companion animals and to do this has begun efforts to open a low cost, high quality, high volume spay neuter clinic. Daily shelter work with a seemingly endless inflow of animals and a local euthanasia rate as high as 90% made us realize that we needed to take a proactive approach to the problem. These clinics are proven to be successful with over 70 clinics open across the country who have seen decreases in local euthanasia rates as high as 70%. Once open this clinic will save thousands of animal lives every year!

REVHS: Text 102048 to 73774

The REV Wildcat Sculpture Garden & Public Art project will invite students, teachers, and the community to experience artwork up-close on a daily basis around the campus. Neglected outdoor spaces on campus will be cleaned up and assessed for Public Art placement. An annual outdoor Community Festival of Arts will also be established complete with a Chalk Art Competition among area schools. The purchase of easels, awnings, and other reusable art equipment would guarantee art education for all for many more years.

REDLANDS BOWL: Text 102320 to 73774

Redlands Bowl is host to the Summer Music Festival held each summer during the months of July and August.  This is a fine arts extravaganza with twice weekly performances of dance, drama, opera, ballet, orchestra and other musical productions.  The festival has been continuous for 87 years without an admission charge.  The festival is made possible by strong community involvement, patrons, local business sponsors, endowments and grants.   The festival brings high quality performances to all in the region without regard to economic, social, ethnic or religious position.

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Thank you voters!! Things are still looking good!!

Holding steady…and that’s a good thing!!  Keep voting for ALL the Big-S10 partners!! We’re shooting for 10 out of 10!!! WE CAN DO IT!!

Don’t let the success slow you down, though.  Recruiting new voters is still critical! Don’t just ask people to vote – Ask them to find 10 new voters who can also find another 10…and so on…  You all have a strong network, so I know we can make this happen!  Please get the word out and recruit more votes!!

To help get the word out, we’ve got artists and bands lined up to recruit more voters! Check out both videos of our first featured artist: rapper and positive role model from New Jersey, Realest Reeken!!!

Vote up to 3x a day!

  1. For GBR, Text 100511 to Pepsi(73774) – see full text list below
  2. Vote by Quick Link – no comments necessary!
  3. Vote by Facebook app – see note below

Once you’re logged in and at the Facebook app, copy and paste each search string (in green) into the FB app search window to find and vote for all our partners. Sorry, we couldn’t fit everyone into a single string.

  • got.brag skip.program coppola redlands.bowl lynn.munter
  • diannah paws.michigan karrie.flanagan massimiano kids.co-op

Here’s the texting info for GBR and all our partners:

  • 100511 – Got Bragging Rights
  • 100843 – POP!
  • 100847 – Skip Program
  • 102340 – Lynn Munter
  • 102320 – Redlands Bowl
  • 100505 – Studio 33
  • 100506 – PAWS of Michigan
  • 102048 – REVHS
  • 101377 – Foundation of Fitness
  • 100216 – Kids’ Co-op

Text each Project ID Number to Pepsi at 73774

Realest Reeken’s GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS!!

Realest Reeken is a great rapper with a great soul who focuses on spreading positive influence into the world!  He’s an inspirational role model and our featured artist! Check out his video shout out to GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS and the Big-S10 charity causes on the GOT BRAGGING RIGHTS video channel.

GBR video channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/GBRmgr

Subscribe to our video channel, share it with all your friends, and VOTE VOTE VOTE!!!  Together we can HEAL THE NATION!!!

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