On November 12, 2010, Save the Children and Grey's Anatomy star Kevin Mckidd, Spokesperson for World Pneumonia Day are fighting Pneumonia and so is the Scrappy Tree! Pneumonia is the leading killer in young children in the developing world. Everyday, 3,000 children die as a result of pneumonia...everyday! Just TEN dollars helps vaccinate a child against the most deadly causes of pneumonia. The Scrappy Tree wants to do their part and that's where you come in! You can donate directly by clicking here, or join our challenge and let us do it for you.
Often when children develop pneumonia, they turn blue. Save the Children and the World Pneumonia Day campaign wants everyone to wear blue on November 12th to show our support and make others aware, we want you to create something BLUE to show your support.
*Create a Layout, ATC, Wall hanging, Banner, Twinchie, Altered art piece, Art journal page, Pendant or jewelry, etc. to show your support and upload a picture to our Scrappy Community HERE, Below this post, or give us a link to your blog so we know to include your entry. Do so by November 11th 2010 no later than 10 pm PST.
*UPDATED Requirements- your creation must be BLUE but you may use some black and white accents or pictures, journaling and embellishments in blue, let the colors of the WPD Logo be your guide.
The Scrappy Tree team will announce the winners on November 12th 2010. The top ten winners will have a $10 donation, in their name, sent to the GAVI Alliance. One top winner will take home some cool blue scrappy supplies. So start thinking BLUE and get involved!
~Other ways to show support~
~Post your creation on your blog and give World Pneumonia Day a shout out.
~Grab the BLUE challenge button here.
Other ways to Take Action!
Visit the World Pneumonia Day site for more information on other ways to help!
Also, see other ways Kevin's supporters are helping Save the Children at kevinmckiddonline.com. So far, they have raised over $5,500.00 for the Save the Children Earthquake relief fund in Haiti.
Do your part today!