Change in a Heartbeat

You may know them as the adoptive parents of Michael Oher (offensive tackle for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, author of I Beat the Odds: from homelessness to the Blind Side and beyond [New York: Gotham Books, 2011], and subject of Michael Lewis’s book The Blind Side: evolution of a game [New York: W. W. Norton, 2006]), but Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy have a fascinating story of their own, which they tell in their book In a Heartbeat: sharing the power of cheerful giving (New York: Henry and Holt Co., 2010). While they do talk about Michael Oher, their story is more about why giving is important and how you can make a big difference to others, no matter how small you may think your contribution may be.

A way you can start small but help to make a big impact at your favorite donation center is to pick up one or more of the items listed below that are available during the week of May 22 for free or for $1 or less.

 

WALGREENS

Complete Multi-Purpose Solution (12 oz.), $7.99

  • Use coupon: $1 off Complete Multi-Purpose Solution, expires 6-22-11 (found in Red Plum 05/22/11 insert)
  • Pay $6.99 after $1 coupon and receive $7.99 in Register Rewards
  • $1 Money Maker after coupon and Register Rewards

Tone Body Wash 18 oz. $3.99

  • Pay $3.99 and receive $3 in Register Rewards
  • $0.99 after Register Rewards

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese (7.25 oz.), $0.69 (with in-ad coupon)

Chicken of the Sea Chunk White Tuna (5 oz.), $0.89 (with in-ad coupon)

Hunt's Tomato Sauce (8 oz.), 3/$1 (with in-ad coupon)

Jell-O Gelatin or Instant Pudding, $0.59 (with in-ad coupon)

Mushrooms or Oranges, 2/$1 (with in-ad coupon)
--Geisha Mushrooms (4 oz.)
--Madam Mandarin Oranges (11 oz.)

Ajax Dish Liquid (16 oz.), $0.89 (with in-ad coupon)

Buy one, get one free Ajax Cleanser (14 oz.), 2/$0.99 (with in-ad coupon)

Walgreens aluminum foil (20 sq. ft.), $0.69 (with in-ad coupon)

Yardley Bar Soap (4.25 oz.), $0.69 (with in-ad coupon)

 

CVS

Reach Toothbrush (2 pk.), $3.89
Get $1 ECBs (Limit 2)

  • Buy two (2) two-pack Reach toothbrushes
  • Use two (2) coupons: $2 off 2 Reach Toothbrush, expires 8-8-11 (found in Smart Source coupon insert, 05/08/11)
  • Pay $3.78 for both two-packs after coupons, receive $2 ExtraBucks
  • Like paying $0.89 each after coupons and ExtraBucks

Suave Body Wash (12 oz.)

  • Buy five (5) Suave Body Wash bottles at $2 each
  • Use two (2) coupons: Buy one, get one free Suave Body Wash or Lotion, expires 6-19-11 (found in Red Plum coupon insert, 05/22/11)
  • Use three (3) coupons: $0.50/1 Suave Body Wash, exp. 6-19-11 (found in Red Plum coupon insert, 05/22/11)
  • Pay $4.50 for five items, receive $3 ExtraBucks
  • Like paying $0.30 each after coupons and Extrabucks

 

RITE AID

Carefree Pantiliners (18-22 ct.), $1

  • Use coupon: $1 off 1 Carefree Product, expires 6-30-11 (found in Smart Source coupon insert, 05/08/11)
  • FREE after coupon!

 

 

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