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$1500 Holiday Giveaway: Nominate Your Favorite Charity!

$1500 Pongo Charity GiveawayWelcome to Pongo's 3rd Annual Holiday Charity Giveaway! We're ready to make our holiday donations and want YOU to help us select which charities Pongo will contribute to.

Last year, we donated $250 each to two charities nominated by our readers. This year, we're bumping it up to $500 each for three charities!

In 2008, we sent $250 to Camp Heartland/One Heartland. In 2009, The Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League and The American Cancer Society through Relay For Life of Murrieta each received $250. 

Here's your chance to tell us which organizations should get a donation from Pongo in 2010. Nominate your favorite charities today! Nominations are open until December 21. The winners will be selected using, and notified by email.

Here are all the details:


3 reader-nominated charities will each receive $500.

How to Enter

In the "Post a Comment" section below, fill in your Name and Email, then tell us:

  1. The name of your charity (a verifiable non-profit organization)
  2. The charity's web site (or physical address) and telephone number
  3. A brief description of what the charity benefits or supports

Don't worry! Your email address will not be posted on the site and we never spam!

Important Contest Dates

  • Begins Tuesday, December 7, 2010
  • Ends Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 5 pm EST
  • Winners will be announced on this blog on Thursday, December 23, 2010.

If you have any other comments or questions, feel free to post those as well!

Happy Holidays!

– Team Pongo


Congratulations to Our Charity Giveaway Winners
$500 Holiday Charity Giveaway: Nominate Your Favorite Charity
$250 Holiday Charity Giveaway: Nominate Your Favorite Charity

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