Saturday, January 28, 2012

Abbott Champions for Kids Campaign - Shopping and Assembly #AbbottCFK and #CBias

Last weekend, I shared with you about Champions for Kids and the Abbott Nutrition Snack Packs simple service mission. This weekend, I went shopping for the contents of the Snack Packs.

I had hoped to shop earlier in the week, but Friday after work was the first chance that I had to head to the store.

I started my trip heading to the health and beauty section. I knew (thought I knew) that I would find the snack bars and nutritional drinks I was looking for here.
There was a quite a variety of options when it came to the Zone Perfect bars. Since I am planning to give the snack packs to children at the daycare, I decided to steer clear of things that contained peanuts/peanut butter, as our daycare is peanut free - although, it seemed that most of the boxes mentioned that they are manufactured in a facility that processes peanuts. I will just make sure that I mention it to the director so that there is awareness. We went with three varieties - a Strawberry Yogurt bar, a Fudge Graham bar and a Double Dark Chocolate bar. This section had the Ensure, but not the Pediasure that I was looking for.

I figured that if I headed back to where the infant formula was located, I might find the Pediasure there. (you know, it took me a minute to decide on where to find the formula, I don't think I ever bought a single package of formula).
Sure enough, just down the aisle from the formula I found Pediasure and all of the baby/toddler food. They had both Pediasure
and Pediasure Sidekicks.
My daughter suggested the Pediasure Sidekicks, so we gathered up several of the flavors - Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry.

We then headed over to the grocery section, where we picked up some juice boxes, some apple sauce and some raisins to round out the bags that we were putting together. That left me wondering, what should I put these snack packs in. After picking up some groceries that I needed for making a new recipe at dinner, we headed over to the card section at the store. They had some great little, brightly colored gift bags that I new would work well. We grabbed 16 of them and went to check out.

At home, we opened everything up and set it up on the dining room table to make the Snack Packs.

After filling the bags, I decided that it would be nice to add the logo and the website information, so that the bags looked 'finished' and the parents would have a way to learn more about the program.
On Monday, we will take them to the daycare and the director will pass them out. The 16 bags I am sure will be enjoyed, but I also know that there are probably more kids at the daycare (and elsewhere) that could benefit from a Snack Pack. If you have the time and resources, won't you consider finding out how you can help make a difference in a child's life? Remember, you can learn more about the CFK Simple Services Projects here.

This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias. All opinions expressed are my own or that of my family. Information about the Abbott Champion for Kids Campaign was provided through Collective Bias.


Jessica @FoundtheMarbles said...

I love the way you put the Champions for Kids label on each of the bags. That was so creative! As a mom of a food allergic child, I truly appreciate that you took that into consideration when doing your shop.

Unknown said...

That really is a creative way to distribute the Snack Packs

Jen @ BigBinder said...

NICE! You did a really good job with this!

ZonePerfect said...

Thanks for spreading the word! ~Brittany @ZonePerfect