Giveaway! Win $100 Amex & $50 Gift Cards From!


Bing is hosting the Our School Needs contest, designed to help schools across the country get needed resources. Bing will award a quarter-million dollars, divided among four schools in need—$50,000 to three first-prize winners, and one $100,000 grand prize. Entering is easy: students and teachers can work in groups, classes, or even school-wide to write an essay and take pictures finishing the sentence “Our School Needs…” Entrants are also encouraged to create a 1-3 minute video that shows people what their school needs.

Even if you don’t win the contest, you can still win BIG in one of two ways!


  1. During the finalist voting period, the first 30,000 people who vote on the finalist entries each day will receive one $3 donation code that can be applied to the classroom project of their choice on That means up to $900,000 in donations codes will be given to voters to use at!
  2. Enter this giveaway below.

The Prizes

Mom It Forward is rewarding two lucky winners each with one $100 American Express gift card for their own use and one $50 gift code to donate to the project of their choice on

Entry Requirements

For a chance to enter and win, please complete the following three requirements and leave a separate comment for each on this post, including links to your original tweets.

  1. Follow @Bing on Twitter.
  2. Visit website, click on "How It Works," read about the contest and leave a comment on this site sharing what your school needs.
  3. Tweet the following:
  • Join @Bing's #gno Twitter party Thurs 9/30 (9-11 pm ET) 2 chat about ur school needs & ways 2 help PLS RT
  • GIVEAWAY! Enter 4 chance 2 win a $100 Amex Gift Card (2 Winners!) #gno #BingLearn PLS RT

Optional Entries

The following extra entry is completely optional and will earn you one extra entry. Leave a separate comment on this post for each completed entry.

Tweet the following:

Ur school could win up 2 $100,000. Check out @bing's Our School Needs contest & learn how #gno #BingLearn PLS RT

Terms and Conditions

Winners will be selected randomly through No purchase necessary to enter. Giveaway ends at midnight ET Monday, October 4, 2010. See all terms and conditions here.

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An active part of the Mom It Forward team, Jyl primarily writes about parenting, social good, and all things travel related. In a past life, Jyl was an award-winning copywriter and designer of corporate training programs for Fortune 100 companies. Offline, Jyl is married to @TroyPattee; a mom to two teen boys and a beagle named #Hashtag; loves large amounts of cheese, dancing, and traveling; and lives in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Topping her bucket list is the goal to visit 50 countries by the time she's 50.

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