CONTEST: (Let’s Get) Ready To Rumble!
In honor of Earthquake Month, we’re holding a contest to encourage you to be prepared for anything.
To enter, simply take a photo of your disaster supply kit spread out on the table or floor. Then submit the photo one of four ways:
1. Via Flickr. Post to the Ready to Rumble! photo pool.
2. Via Twitter. Send to @RedCrossPDX.
3. Via Facebook. Post to the RedCrossPDX wall.
4. Via e-mail. Send to email@example.com.
All photos must be submitted by April 30, 2010.
A winner will be selected at random and will receive a $50 gift certificate to the Oregon Trail Chapter store at www.oregonredcross.org/store — to purchase more preparedness products, of course!
Eventually, all photos submitted will be displayed at www.oregonredcross.org/ReadyToRumble.
BUT WAIT! What if you don’t have a kit?
Gather up the items that you DO have (flashlight, batteries, canned food) and take a photo. Consider this your first step towards getting prepared. You can also purchase one of five kits listed on this page and get 20% off using code EARTHQUAKE. Now there’s no excuse not to participate!
Fine print: Red Cross employees are encouraged to submit a photo, but are not eligible to win.
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I am SO entering.
Or, I would be if my family had any disaster supplies AT ALL beyond my first-aid kit! Must work on that.
Gah, I am so ashamed of my family. XD
So… umm… what should be in my disaster repair kit (to be prepared for anything) to deal with those pesky UFOs? The non-'Signs' water melting ones.
I stopped storing my supply kit indoors, and instead have found it to be nice to store it in my car so I'm prepared no matter where I am.
Clare, do you guys have canned food? A flashlight? Batteries? Those are the makings of a kit. Pull 'em out of the cupboards and drawers and take a photo!
Scott, I'd recommend an exhaustive search for this book to include in your kit:
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Great post! I think this is a great way to get people to make a disaster repair
kit. I don't have one but after reading this I am definitely going to get one together. I don't know why I don't have one already. Thanks so much for sharing.