02 October 2010

Cinnamon buns for the troops!

I love cinnamon buns! They have to be one of the most perfect foods on the planet, in my humble opinion. To me, cinny buns says "hugs", so when I found the following knew I have to share:


Over 150,000 troops will be stationed in Afghanistan this holiday season. In thanks for their service, Cinnabon is raising money for Operation Gratitude to send "Hugs from Home" care packages to these unsung heroes.

October 1 through 31, Guests can support this heart-warming cause by making donations at participating bakeries. For every $1.00 contribution, they will receive a $1.00 "Cinnabuck" valid on their next visit.

Guests can also use the Twitter hashtag #cinnabonsaysthx to send tweets for troops. For every tweet, Cinnabon will chip in 10 cents to Operation Gratitude, for a maximum donation of $10,000.

When the fundraiser ends, Cinnabon will team up with Operation Gratitude to send care packages that will include Kellogg's® Cinnabon snack bars, Cinnabon Cream of Wheat from B&G Foods®, Cinnabon kettle roasted nuts from Mellace Family Brands® and Cinnabon candy canes from Spangler Candy®.

"At Cinnabon, we believe that life needs frosting, and that holds especially true for the brave men and women serving our country," said Gary Bales, Cinnabon president. "Being far away for the holidays is never easy, so we wanted to send our troops some sweet memories of home."

I have never had a Cinnabon cinnamon bun, *gasp* - NO Cinnabon stores in Bratville :( - but this all sounds really delumptious (Brat TM!) to me, and a tasty way to ensure our troops get some goodies (ie Hugs) from home.

This project is a win-win team effort to this cinnamon bun lover. Check it out here, and then head over to your local Cinnabon store.


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