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[Giveaway] $100 Surprise with Edo Japan #Reach4It Moments

Diana Chan October 26, 2015 Contest

Edo Japan recently launched its Reach For It campaign to encourage customers not only to reach for Edo, but also to reach out to their friends, families, neighbours and even strangers in an effort to create simply better moments. How do you do it? It can be catching up with an old friends you haven’t seen in a while or a random act of kindness for a stranger.

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How I reach out to my community is to donate my creative services to small businesses with big hearts. Outside of having a full-time job and running Foodology, I always make time to volunteer for non-profit organizations. I definitely keep myself very busy. My most recent project was with Wuchild, a local Vancouver business which creates beautiful crafts and apparel for stylin’ kids and moms. They want to drive social impact by igniting the untapped talent — and empowering creative identity — of new mothers. The duo – Yvette and Bernice had an amazing vision for Wuchild, so I agreed to help design a few ads and shirts.

This is one of the many ways I reach out into my community.

Foodology and Edo Japan would like to make your Reach For It Moments come true. The winner will receive a surprise worth $100.

Tell us below in the comments what is your Reach For It moment.

Attention! Contest ends Saturday October 31, 2015 at 11:59pm PST

About The Author

Diana started Foodology in 2010 because she just eats out everyday! She started a food blog to share her love of food with the world! She lives in Vancouver, BC and adores the diversity of food around her. She will go crazy for churros and lattes.

27 Comments

  1. Vetta R. October 26, 2015 at 9:45 am

    My husband’s birthday is coming up next month and I would love to give him an extra special dinner out in Downtown. We’ve been trying to save up for a mortgage, so we haven’t eaten out too much. Thats how I would create my Reach4it my celebrating our milestones in life.

  2. Kelly D October 26, 2015 at 9:45 am

    My Reach for it Moment would be to spend some time with my elderly neighbour – who often just wants someone to talk to. Sharing a meal would be a very special visit indeed.

  3. Sarah C October 26, 2015 at 11:19 am

    I try everyday to reach out and help friends, family and strangers. Last night at an event at a local areana I helped an elderly woman down the steep stairway as she was having difficulties and had fallen early while climbing up.

  4. Kristi Renout October 26, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    I’d like to reach out and have a lovely meal for all my family

  5. Wendy October 27, 2015 at 1:25 am

    I enjoy reaching out to people with my singing. I hope one day I can have a band to perform a concert with and tickets will be by donation with the proceeds going to a local charity.

  6. Yvette October 27, 2015 at 9:30 am

    Diana, you are a tremendous force of awesomeness! We (Wuchild) are so grateful for your help in launching our newest sweatshirts. Thank you!!!

  7. Josh October 27, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    I reach out by helping out in my community volunteering every week for a local group.

  8. flowerchild23 October 29, 2015 at 8:33 am

    I would love to reach out and have dinner with my sister.

  9. Donna October 29, 2015 at 10:14 am

    I’d like to reach out and help the food bank for the holiday season

  10. Natalie October 29, 2015 at 11:52 am

    I volunteer with mental health and substance use programs

  11. Miranda October 29, 2015 at 1:02 pm

    I would like to reach out to my friends in my old city and host a big holiday dinner

  12. HappyGoLucky October 29, 2015 at 6:34 pm

    I take vacation time to volunteer in my community every year!

  13. Wendy Hutton October 30, 2015 at 8:04 am

    my reachout is donating pet food to our local animal rescue

  14. Bonnie October 31, 2015 at 10:43 am

    My Reach for It moment is showing kindness to a stranger (who asked me for spare change) by buying a drink and sandwich for him.

  15. cL October 31, 2015 at 4:31 pm

    My Reach for It moment is helping others; whether it be family, friends, coworkers, strangers, when I see they are in need of help. Even a simple gesture or act can be sufficient 🙂

  16. CB October 31, 2015 at 11:19 pm

    I would donate brand new toys to the local toy drive for Christmas

  17. annet November 1, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    My “Reach for It” moment is donating Christmas gifts to a children’s charity and toiletries, socks and blankets to a homeless shelter! Thank you!

  18. Graeme c. November 1, 2015 at 8:08 pm

    I recently brought in bottles for a bottle drive to raise money for an animal rescue

  19. Nathan November 1, 2015 at 10:02 pm

    I would give coffee to my coworkers to keep them all caffeinated as we continue Q4.

  20. Liz W November 1, 2015 at 10:03 pm

    I would take my mom out shopping cause she deserves it.

  21. ADA November 1, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    I’d go to the gym and get myself a membership. All these fall holidays aren’t good for my wasteline

  22. metta November 1, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    I would reach out to the DTES and pass out dry clean socks to the needy. It has been really rainy so I’m sure they would appreciate it.

  23. jonnieh November 2, 2015 at 9:46 am

    I reach for it by always stopping into my elderly neighbours house when I am on my way to run errands to check and see if she needs anything while I’m out or wants to tag along to keep me company.

  24. Crystal Marie Porter November 2, 2015 at 6:03 pm

    We try and pay it forward whenever we can. We also like to donate.

  25. Christine November 2, 2015 at 7:04 pm

    I wpuld donate to a local charity!

  26. lori b November 2, 2015 at 9:06 pm

    donating winter clothing to shelters

  27. lightshinningthrough September 16, 2016 at 5:18 am

    Reach out moment is donating to The Salvation Army Food Bank with pet food; many poor dont have the funds to buy cat or dog food. Also, donated to the local Bilble MIssion Store here in town.

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