BananaGram Challenge & Photo Contest ResultsFrom October 1st through October 31st, Fair Trade campaigners and conscious consumers took photos and collected BananaGrams (product request cards) at events for a chance to win cool prizes! The campaign who collected the most BananaGrams won the Grand Prize of a $500 gift card to Whole Foods and 10 campaigns that submitted fun photos won a gift basket full of products from LaraBars, Mayan Hands, Glee Gum, and Numi Tea.
BananaGram Challenge Winner -
St Mary’s College High School, Berkeley, CA - Saint Mary’s College High School collected 784 BananaGrams for a local grocer after leading 16 Fair Trade presentations to more than 700 people. The Fair Trade Team at St Mary’s is led directly by 25 high school students.
A”peel”ing Achievements -
- Colorado College hosted a Go Bananas Music Fest with student bands, baked goods and handed out 60 pounds of bananas
- Bethlehem, NY collected 348 BananaGrams and presented to the entire 6th grade
- Loras College hosted a game triathlon where they played bananagrams, banana chip poker, and banana chip bingo) and collected a bunch a bananagrams (product request cards) to present to their food service provider
- Houston, TX hosted a dessert competition called “A Taste of Freedom” where they handed out banangrams
To everyone who participate and most importantly to our competition sponsors: Whole Foods, LaraBars, Glee Gum, Mayan Hands and Numi Tea! Without the gracious donations and support we wouldn’t have been able to energize the many organizers who participated!