Win-It-Wednesday: Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery Prize Pack

The air is chilly and snow is still (unfortunately!) in the forecast, but summer, I promise you, is right around the corner.

And with summertime comes the memories of childhood… beach outings, barbeques, fireworks and overnight summer camp. But for those with celiac disease or a gluten-intolerance, summer camp can be challenging… and scary.

For some kids an overnight summer camp can be an apprehensive situation in itself. Throw into that mix a strict gluten-free diet, and the thought of being away from home for a whole week can be terrifying.

But there is no reason that a gluten-free diet should get in the way of kid’s having a great time at summer camp… and that is why I was so excited when I found out that Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery was offering scholarships to 20 kids (10 from the US and 10 from Canada) for a one-week gluten-free overnight summer camp trip!

The “Happy Camper” scholarship program is taking place from February 18th to March 18, 2014. It is easy to enter to win too. Just check out the application on Rudi’s Gluten-free Facebook page and have your kid(s) (or you) submit a 100-word essay on “what makes them special” (this should be pretty easy, right?) for a chance to win a one-week scholarship to attend a gluten-free overnight camp. Rudi’s will then select the winner’s that will have an unforgetable fun-filled and safe camp experience.

And as another bonus, Rudi’s Gluten-Free has generous offered to sponsor this week’s WIN-It-Wednesday on BeFreeForMe.com!

Two (2) lucky winners will each win a prize pack of THREE (yes, 3!) FREE product coupons for Rudi’s Gluten-Free items. One (1) winner will be randomly selected from the entries received before Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST, and one (1) more winner will be randomly selected to win from the entries received between Wednesday, March 5 and Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 11:59PM EST. SO – make sure you enter to win two times!

How can you win?
Easy!

Reply to this blog and tell us (in a sentence or two) why your kids, grandkids, nieces/nephews, etc. are special. (Me? Their caring and upbeat attitudes always put me in a great mood!)

(Please note: If you leave a comment on this blog post you are only entering to win the Rudi’s prize pack. To enter the camp scholarship contest you must enter on Rudi’s Facebook page!)

Good luck, always be a Happy Camper… and as always,
Be Free!

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59 Responses to “Win-It-Wednesday: Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery Prize Pack”

  1. Todd Says:

    My daughter is special, she just graduated following her dream of working with computer animation and photography, doing what she loves!

  2. Esther Fraser Says:

    My daughter sings constantly – it is impossible to stay grumpy when I hear her sweet little voice belting out show tunes!

  3. kate Says:

    I can always count on them to give me a huge smile.

  4. Joy Says:

    My daughter is a champ–she always has a smile on her face and a love for life. She always keeps me laughing and smiling.

  5. Linda Williams Says:

    My granddaughter is special because she is so very accepting and supportive of my Celiac and food allergy dietary needs when I visit them. She also copes with her own sensitivities and her mother’s Celiac and food allergies just as well.

  6. Deb Gowlland Says:

    They love you no matter what! :)

  7. Sylvia Lombera Says:

    My Son is special because he is so kind and happy. He’s alwaya wants to be my little helper.

  8. Tammy Says:

    My gluten free girl has never felt sorry for herself, she never cheats on the diet, and informs her friends what gluten free is all about. She even taught her home ec. teacher about cooking gluten free!

  9. Wendy Brazeau Says:

    my nieces and nephews have so much heart..and despite being raised in a single-family home..are so kind and thoughtful of others…perhaps i shouldve said because of being raised by a single mother!

  10. Forress Says:

    My kids have taken to caring for me and helping me out in so may ways. I am not as young and able as I use to be. My grandkids always put a smile on my face and give me a good laugh. You just really have to love the stuff that little ones do. Both my kids and my grandkids are my life.

  11. Cassandra A. Says:

    They are always positive and so innocent, they look at life in such a good way. We should all have a upbeat positive and outlook on life like they do!

  12. julie Says:

    my nieces and nephews are so special because they say the cutest things. Even though we are far away, my nephew always calls to skype!

  13. cindy w. Says:

    My kids are very special to me – always looking out for their mom. It means the world to me.

  14. Laura Says:

    My nieces and nephews are so imaginative with such great ideas, and they always want to share them with me. I love it!

  15. Christina Says:

    My daughter is super creative and really fun. She is a serious musician but also make a musical instrument out of anything she finds around the house or at school.

  16. Theresa gates Says:

    I have a son who was born autistic (at age 8 he is 98% recovered) who has been through 8 years of therapies/treatments/procedures. He also has food allergies to gluten dairy soy bananas and many other foods. His optimistic attitude has amazed me. So many time throughout his life I just have worn out to the point of tears and he is always there. Younger when he was unable to speak it use to be just his hand upon my arm. Now it’s hugs and and a I love you encouraging word from him. He has helped me more than I have helped him. He is always the encourager no matter the situation.

  17. Katheryn Says:

    All of my kids are so supportive of each other’s dreams & of their limitations. Even tho we only have two gluten free and one casein free all six of us remember and cook accordingly. If we are out and about they watch out for hidden ingredients. We all take martial arts and since I am the newest student & the lowest rank they help me train and learn my forms.

  18. Marci Says:

    This a reply for the Rudi’s prize pack. My kids are grown and gone, so we don’t need the Camp prize. The prize pack is too good to not try for . I am the one with Celiac, and love Rudi’s. I crave mexican food, and found out Rudi’s Tortilla’s make the best burritos, to premake and freeze for on the go snack. All the other tortilla’s I have tried crack and break, how depressing. Rudi’s has been my sanity saver.

  19. Meghan Says:

    Kids are special for their excitement and smiling face.

  20. Eileen Says:

    My nephews are special because they call once a week to see how we are doing.

  21. Venessa Says:

    There are so many special things about my nephew. I like that he loves to help in the kitchen, esp. when making pizza.

  22. Margoka Says:

    I buy Rudi’s gluten free bread at the local food Coop. I make croutons for my salad, since I can’t have wheat.

  23. yvette Says:

    Children remind us how happy we can be with the simple things in life.

  24. tomi Says:

    My Son! He has grown up to be a wonderful person, who loves his job, has a great girl friend (soon to be wife) and lives on a farm (the best way to raise kids).

  25. Margoka Says:

    My son gives me strength and lot of happiness in life.

  26. CJ Says:

    My littlest brother: He’s a born teacher, and his constant curiosity and creative energy inspire me. It’s great to see how he grows, and encourages his peers to grow in almost every situation! And he’s only 10!

  27. TXEdie Says:

    Grandchildren provide effortless enjoyment with no responsibility or judgements. They are there to enjoy and love … and we can send them home to their parents when the day is done. Perfect!

  28. Melissa Says:

    my godson is special because he is the first baby i’ve been closely involved with since their birth. I love him to pieces

  29. Janet Says:

    My daughter is special because through all her sickness (there’s been too many to list), she still keeps a positive attitude & excels in everything she does! My miracle child! I’m blessed!

  30. Linda Williams Says:

    My youngest nephew is a caring and courteous teenager and a hunterr; he gave me venison at Christmas because he knows I like it so much.

  31. Cassandra D Says:

    When I am having a not so good day, they are there to give me a hug and say that it is going to be okay.

  32. patricia Says:

    My granddaughter that has celiac disease (13 yrs.) rarely feels sorry for herself. She was also born blind, but after about 8 surgeries she can see. Again she rarely complains. I am so proud of her.

  33. Susan M Says:

    My son is about to graduate college and I am so proud of him and how hard he has worked.

  34. TXEdie Says:

    Camp is an elusive dream for many children with Celiac disease. Although they would love the swimming, crafts, bon fires, stories and new friendships — wheat in the bread, buns and other baked goods served at breakfast, lunch and dinner is an impossible diet for children with Celiac disease. Enter RUDI’s! The gluten-free products that look and taste like so many of the everyday foods that have wheat can make camping a possible and positive experience for all campers. Hurray for RUDI’s and thank you!!!

  35. Jennifer Carner Says:

    My daughter means the world to me. She always makes me smile and we stick together through the good and bad times.

  36. elaine Says:

    I am a gluten free gal!!!! I would love a chance to try this. I have not had bread in over 15 yrs, due to stomach issues. I had no idea this kind of product was out there! I can not wait to try bread again!!!!!!

  37. Dawn Morris Says:

    My kids are special because they are compassionate, caring and kind. They listen to advice my husband and I give on they type of person they want to be. They apply this to their behavior and actions in how they treat others. I couldn’t be more proud of the yound adults they have become!

  38. Michelle Says:

    My son has the best laugh, all of his teachers have mentioned it to my husband and I. It is unique, infectious, and you cannot help but smile when you hear him laughing! He can always make me smile!

  39. renee Says:

    My youngest daughter always says “Mom, you are the bestest mom I have ever had” she is so sweet all the time, and my oldest is always looking out for me and knows when something is wrong she will comfort me.

  40. Wendy Brazeau Says:

    my nephew treats me not only with respect..but helps me with my lack of computer skills..:)

  41. Venessa Says:

    Second entry- same comments from last entry

  42. cindy w. Says:

    I’m a preschool teacher as well as a mom and I’m always inspired by my children as well as the children I teach. Young children as so accepting of others despite any differences.

  43. Marilyn Says:

    My granddaughter helps he mother and myself(we both have celiac) by always trying our foods and most times liking them and being careful in the kitchen. She’s a pro at it now.

  44. patricia Says:

    My grandchildren are all so special. I am thankful that I am able to watch them grow up. I have 2 coming to stay for a week. What fun !

  45. Meghan Says:

    For the joy that they can bring to a family.

  46. Meghan Says:

    I am thankful for kids for the joy that they can bring to a family.

  47. Kim Pennington Says:

    My grandson is special because he is my first and only grandchild and was a micro preemie- only 1 lb 10 oz at birth and is about to turn one year old.

  48. Neda Says:

    Kids are truly innocent & defenseless, & maybe this is what that makes them so precious. They are full with kindness & curiosity!

  49. Susan M Says:

    My daughters are twins but they each have such unique personalities it’s amazing.

  50. Christina Says:

    My daughter is a really fun kid. She never skips a chance to try to make people laugh!

  51. kim Ledford Says:

    my kids are special to me because they always make me smile and love me unconditionally

  52. Deb Gowlland Says:

    My kids give the best hugs that always brighten my days! :)

  53. Katie Says:

    My niece and nephew are special because they always make me smile and laugh, no matter how bad my day has been before I see them. They always cheer me up :)

  54. Sandi Says:

    My daughters have given me years of fun and love. I am thankful to be a mom!

  55. Amy Says:

    My son is super special this year because he is giving me a promotion from Mom to Granma!

  56. julie Says:

    my nephews are special because they are so freaking cute!!

  57. Susan Says:

    My neice is special because she is an original, never follows the status quo…and as an old hippie I can really appreciate that!!

  58. Victoria Ess Says:

    They are special to me because their carefree spirits inspire me!

  59. Kathleen Reale Says:

    Congrats go out to…

    Sandi from MA
    Melissa from TX

    The winners of this fabulous contest!

    Be Free!
    Kathleen

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