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Procter & Gamble Partnering with Lolo Jones and Product Prize Pack Giveaway

No one ever said that raising kids was easy. Raising athletes certainly has to be challenging.  Hard work, long practice hours, competing, obstacles and challenges can drive us to strive to become better at what we do and to be the best.  P&G has already begun gearing up for the London 2012 Olympic Games I watched this really amazing short film from P&G about Moms and their amazing Olympic competing children. Brought tears to my eyes. I’ve felt that Mother’s Pride several times in my life and even recently when I watch my son  Fielding and Hitting Baseballs on Wrigley Field.  This short Film from P&G will certainly touch your heart: Warning you’ll need tissue.

P&G is partnering with Lolo Jones, world champion hurdler and U.S. Olympic hopeful, who recently announced that Procter & Gamble (P&G) is donating $25,000 on behalf of Family Dollar to the P&G Team USA Youth Sports Fund.

Jones attended eight schools in eight years while her single mother often held down two jobs to support her family of six. In third grade, the Jones family settled in the basement of a Des Moines-area church. Lolo attributes her success to the support of her mom and community, as well as hard work and determination.

“Growing up we didn’t have a lot of money so my mom really had to stretch her budget,” Jones said. “My family really benefited from the great values we received on P&G products from Family Dollar.”

Visit www.followlolorun.com to learn more about Lolo and her incredible journey to chase her dreams and shop for great values on P&G products at Family Dollar. I love shopping at Family dollar for every day products. There are two within walking distance from my home and they have great prices on P&G products we use every day.

disclosure: Procter & Gamble provided the prize for my consideration, as well as the prize provided as part of this contest. Information supplied by company and thoughts are 100% my own as always.

~ * ~ * ~ GIVEAWAY ~ * ~ * ~

WIN IT: P&G has put together a Special prize package for (1) Night owl mama reader which includes: Tide® Pods, Febreze® Auto Air Freshener, Downy® Unstoppables (full size), Crest® 3D White Toothpaste, Clairol® Lash Blash Mascara – all in a reusable Family Dollar shopping bag. Doesn’t that sounds fantastic?!

REQUIRED ENTRY: Visit www.followlolorun.com, learn more about Lolo and her incredible journey and share something you liked or learned and leave your comment below.

To get your entries log into the Rafflecopter using your email address or your Facebook I.D Giveaway is open to 48 U.S States but not to (Hawaii or Alaska I’m Sorry).

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Comments

  1. jenn says:

    I liked tennis but I wasn’t very good

  2. jenn says:

    Loved the video an reminds me that the success of our children comes from the dedication of parents

  3. jenn says:

    She finished 7th in the 2008 olympics

  4. Tabathia B says:

    I learned that her mother was a single parent and that they lived in a church basement

  5. Keely Hostetter says:

    I was pretty good at softball.

  6. Keely Hostetter says:

    Great story of not giving up and always striving to succeed.

  7. Yona says:

    I learned that Lolo has a degree in economics.

  8. LaTanya says:

    I learned that they are 46 days until the London Olympics

  9. Stacey B says:

    I think the video shows what you can accomplish when you work hard at it

  10. Stacey B says:

    I learned that Lolo is a 60 M Hurtle 2 time gold medalist

  11. Christyne Frye says:

    LOVE the count down

  12. Claire says:

    I learned that Lolo was in the 2008 Beijing Olympics

  13. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    I learned that Lolo has a degree in Economics.

  14. jennifer wexler says:

    i was good at soccer

  15. Elena says:

    I learned that Lolo was raised by a single mother, and learned the meaning of hard work at a young age.

  16. jennifer wexler says:

    I learned that Lolo was in the 2008 Beijing Olympics

  17. Sarah L says:

    I liked the countdown to the Olympics! I wasn’t sure how many days there were til now!

  18. amy v says:

    amazing video…i love how we moms are so different…yet so alike…no matter if we’re clear across the earth. :)

  19. amy v says:

    i wasn’t too athletic but was pretty good in volleyball! i loved hockey too

    annae07@aol.com

  20. amy v says:

    i learned LOLO’s mom worked hard-sometimes 3 jobs to provide for the family-since her dad was in jail. that’s where LOLO learned hard work!

    annae07@aol.com