Show your LOVE this Valentine’s Day

It is time again for Valentine’s Day Everyday Hero #IlovebeCAUSE campaign. They are donating $3500 to an organisation and you can help Sands Queensland be the recipient.

 What do you have to do?

Download Sands Queensland I LOVE beCAUSE sign or make your own.

Simply take a photo of yourself showing your heart and post it using the caption to tell us who your favourite charity is and why.

There are three categories to WIN and each winner will receive a $1000 donation to their favourite charity and one of three $100 Coles Group & Myer gift vouchers.

1. Most creative and heartfelt entry
2. Most creative location
3. Most creative way to show your heart

Enter now on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Remember to tag @everydayhero and #ilovebeCAUSE on your PUBLIC profile when entering via Instagram or Twitter.

If you also tag your photo with #SandsQ we will reshare on Instagram (@SandsQueensland) and add to our album on Facebook (www.facebook.com/SandsQld).

Check out last years entries to see how it is done HERE

Thank you!

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Do all things with Love

This Valentines Day Everyday Hero is donating $3500 to an organisation and you can help Sands Queensland be the recipient.

 What do you have to do?

Download Sands Queensland I LOVE beCAUSE sign or make your own.

Take a photo of yourself holding up a poster that reads I LOVE Sands Queensland because (why you love them).

Upload the photo to either Instagram or Twitter or post it onto the Everyday Hero Facebook wall. Remember to tag @everydayhero and #IlovebeCAUSE so your entry appears on the global ‘Wall of Love’. If you also tag your photo with #SandsQld we will reshare on Instagram (@SandsQueensland) and add to our album on Facebook (www.facebook.com/SandsQld).

LyndellEDH

@everydayhero #IlovebeCAUSE #sandsqld

Guest post by Sands Queensland volunteer Lyndell Price, whose daughter Charlotte was stillborn.

I volunteer with Sands Queensland because I love my daughter. The love I have for her had nowhere to go, no baby to care for, no parties to plan, no cute outfits to wear. So for me, I pour that love into making a commitment to something that I know, first hand that makes a difference to parents whose child has died.

From the very beginning I needed to do something practical, so I made the commitment to come into the main office and help one day a week. That day gave me something to look forward to and an opportunity to step out of the house and focus on something other than the pain I was feeling. What I also found was it gave me the opportunity to meet other parents, to talk about my experience, listen to others and know that the grief I was feeling was completely normal. Grief comes from love, and I loved my daughter Charlotte very much. It was ok to keep on loving her.

I have been volunteering at Sands Queensland for just over 3 years now. In that time I have met many wonderful people and made life long friends. Through the support I have received, lesson I have learned from them and watching the amazing way their love for their baby drives them to give back I have grown as a person and found something for the first time in my life that I am truly passionate about.  It is an organisation and a family I am proud to be part of. I love Sands Queensland because it is a place I can love my daughter and use that love to help other parents.

What do you love about Sands Queensland?

* Update

Thank you to all who participated. Sands Queensland came third and received a $500 donation from Everyday Hero.

Here are our entrants

Anna-Leigh Burgess

Anna-Leigh Burgess

 

Dani Hall

Dani Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Georgia Bedford

Georgia Bedford

Jen Miles

Jen Miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kym Marshall

Kym Marshall

Nerissa Healey

Nerissa Healey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Penny Ten Brinke

Penny Ten Brinke

 

Sarah Kelly

Sarah Kelly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sharon Louisson

Sharon Louisson

 

Sophia Miles

Sophia Miles