Nominations for Annual Live Sparkly® “Share the Sparkle” Campaign Now Accepted

Nominations for Annual Live Sparkly® “Share the Sparkle” Campaign Now Accepted

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Submit your nomination between July 1 and October 18

Do you know someone in need? You can nominate a Customer to be a recipient of our annual Live Sparkly “Share the Sparkle” campaign!

We all know someone in our community who could use a little extra sparkle in their lives.

Please note, the person you are nominating cannot be another Designer, your family member or yourself.

Simply go to LiveSparkly.com and click on “Share Your Story and then “Share the Sparkle Campaign” in the drop-down menu. Share your nominee’s name and a brief description of their story and need. We will be collecting nominations through October 18, 2019 and then reviewing the submissions. Four stories will be selected and then our community will have a chance to vote November 1-15, 2019. The deserving family or individual will be announced in December.

Here’s how you can nominate someone:

Here are the FAQs for more details.

Tip: You don’t have to be a writer to submit a story. We want to hear why you feel this individual or family deserves the nomination, not how perfectly you crafted the story. Even if it’s just 75-100 words – it doesn’t matter. If your story is chosen, we will reach out for additional details.

Note: If you submitted a story between July 30 and August 26, please resubmit your story. Due to an email system error, these stories were not received and we want to ensure your story is considered! We apologize for the inconvenience.

Timeline for Nominations and Voting

October 18, 2019:
We’ll review all the nominations received by Friday, October 18, 2019. Four stories will be selected and highlighted on the “Share The Sparkle” landing page, located on the Live Sparkly stories platform. We ask for your support by voting on the four stories.

November 1 – 15, 2019:
Voting will be available from November 1-15, and Origami Owl will give a gift or financial amount from this special gifting campaign to the story, or multiple stories (depending on the amount raised) with the most votes!

December 2019:
In December, Origami Owl will use the funds raised from the Live Sparkly campaign to meet the needs of an individual or family from the story that was chosen.

We all know someone in need – together we can be a Force For Good.

Not sure who to nominate? Here are some examples of what individuals might need:

  • A handicap accessible wheelchair
  • Medical bill, utilities or mortgage/rent payment
  • Food and/or shelter
  • Christmas for a deserving family in need

Submit a nomination here.

Live Sparkly Force For Good Shop

All purchases made in the Force For Good Live Sparkly Shop give back up to $1 to the annual Live Sparkly “Share the Sparkle” campaign. And, as always, 100 percent of the profits from the purchase of the Live Sparkly Swarovski® Crystals Stardust Pack benefits this campaign all year long.

Here’s what’s available in the Live Sparkly Force For Good Shop:

  • Rose Florals Genuine Leather Wrap Bracelet White Opal Locket Set (6-7 1/4″ and 7 1/2-8 1/2″) – $49 USD | $64 CAD, 36.75 PV – $1 give back
  • Medium Silver “Find Joy in the Journey” Plate – $8 USD | $10 CAD, 4 PV – $.50 give back
  • Rose Florals Genuine Leather Wrap Bracelet (6-7 1/4″ and 7 1/2 – 8 1/2 “) – $18 USD | $23 CAD, 12.6 PV – $1 give back
  • Medium Silver Wrap Living Locket® with White Opal Swarovski® Crystals – $34 USD | $44 CAD, 23.80 PV  – $1 give back

You can find these Live Sparkly items located under Shop > What’s New > Force For Good > Live Sparkly.

Defeat Childhood Hunger with Our December Force For Good® Look

Defeat Childhood Hunger with Our December Force For Good® Look

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Available December 1 at 12 a.m. CT through December 31 at 11:59 p.m. CT, or while supplies last.

No child should ever go hungry – especially during the holidays.

The holidays are a time when families gather around the table to create memories, tell stories, laugh and enjoy a meal together; but, sadly, 1 in 6 children don’t know where their next meal will come from.

Help us defeat childhood hunger and feed families across the country and in Canada. Origami Owl® is proud to give $1 from each exclusive Silver “Live with Intention” Bar Necklace 16-18” purchased in the month of December to Feed the Children and Canadian Feed the Children. These organizations are dedicated to creating a world where no child goes to bed hungry.

Details on This Month’s Force For Good Shop

When: Available for Designers and Customers on December 1 at 12 a.m. CT through December 31 at 11:59 p.m. CT, or while supplies last

Where: The Bar Necklace is located under Shop > What’s New > Force For Good > Defeat Childhood Hunger.

Price: $28 USD | $36 CAD | 19.6 PV

Read the FAQs to get more details.

Resources

You can find all your shareable social images and flyers under “Monthly Exclusives” and “PDFs” in your My O2 Connection mobile app and the desktop version in your Back Office under Designer Resources > My O2 Connection. You can also find the flyer in your Back Office under Designer Resource Library > Monthly Exclusives. Not yet subscribed to the My O2 Connection app? Read this to learn more.

December: Charms That Give Back

December is AIDS Awareness Month. As always, 100 percent of the profits from our AIDS Awareness Ribbon Charm go directly toward a charity/organization that supports AIDS awareness.

If you haven’t already checked out all of our Force For Good Charms on our website, go to Shop > What’s New > Force For Good. All of our Force For Good Charms give back 100 percent of the profits to a charity/organization that supports that specific cause. Now’s the perfect time to remember the reason for the season and give back to those in need!

Hold a Force For Good Fundraiser!

If there’s a cause you’re passionate about, no matter what time of year it is, you can hold a Force For Good Fundraiser! You can find the Force For Good Fundraising Toolkit in your Back Office under Designer Resources > Force For Good. We have everything you need to hold a successful fundraiser including email templates, call scripts, a flyer and social images.

And, if you’re ready to bring the FUN (and FUNDS) into your Origami Owl Fundraising opportunities, watch leaders Tami Butcher and Lisa Weihbrecht talk about how you can incorporate successful fundraisers into your O2 business! You can find the video, and helpful fundraising letters, in the O2 Training Academy in your Back Office under Designer Resources > O2 Training Academy > The O2 Experience 2018 Training > Bringing the FUN & FUNDS to FUNDRAISING.

Thank you for joining us on our mission to be a Force For Good!

Be a Force For Good on Giving Tuesday

Be a Force For Good on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday • Tomorrow, November 27 from 12 a.m. CT to 11:59 p.m. CT

Giving Tuesday is an annual, global movement focused on giving back to our communities after one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

Our mission at Origami Owl® is to be a global Force For Good®, so what better way to live out our mission than by giving back to those in need?

Watch Origami Owl® Co-Founder Bella Weems-Lambert, and a couple special guests, share the details on Giving Tuesday.

In celebration of Giving Tuesday, tomorrow, November 27 from 12 a.m. CT to 11:59 p.m. CT, Origami Owl is proud to give back 10 percent of all sales (retail and wholesale orders) to the 3rd annual Live Sparkly® “Share the Sparkle” campaign to make the holidays brighter for a deserving family. Plus, there’s FREE Standard Shipping on all retail orders over $50 USD | $65 CAD!

For the last three years, you and your Customers have helped give back to those in need by nominating and voting for an individual or family who needed a little bit of sparkle in their lives. You’ve also helped fund this campaign by purchasing our Live Sparkly Multi-Colored Stardust Swarovski® Crystal Pack and “By Your Side” Silver Ribbon Memento with CZ, which both give back to the Live Sparkly campaign.

Watch two stories about how the annual Live Sparkly “Share the Sparkle” campaign has helped others in the past on LiveSparkly.com.

Want to see who will benefit from this campaign? Read the four stories of those who were nominated this year here.

Voting is now closed, but we will announce the family with the most votes this December, so stay tuned!

How You Can Share Giving Tuesday

We’ve added a Giving Tuesday image to the My O2 Connection app for our subscribers. Just open your app and swipe down to refresh or, go to Settings > Clear Cache to see the image.

Don’t have the My O2 Connection app? You can subscribe in your Back Office for an annual fee of just $25 USD | $33 CAD! Log in to your Back Office and go into the Edit My Account > My Subscriptions > Manage My Subscriptions section to select the My O2 Connection app and pay to activate your account today.

We are grateful for every way you partner with us to give back to our community. Thank you for helping us shine a light on those who need it the most!

Help California Wildfire Victims with Force For Good Charm

Help California Wildfire Victims with Force For Good Charm

Our hearts break for those impacted by the destructive wildfires sweeping across California. Please know that yes, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones, and also, starting tomorrow, November 13 through December 31, all profits from our Force For Good® Charm will benefit California wildfire victims and the recovery efforts in the area.

A shareable image has been added to your My O2 Connection app under “Promotions.”

Please feel free to share this Charm as a way to give back and support those affected.

November Force For Good® “We Remember” Plate + Charm Gift Set

November Force For Good® “We Remember” Plate + Charm Gift Set

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Available November 1 at Noon CT through November 30 at 11:59 p.m. CT, or while supplies last

Many of us have a friend or loved one who has fought for our freedom and risked their lives for our country.

During the month of November, Military Family Appreciation Month, we want to recognize and give thanks to our service members and their families for their significant contributions and sacrifices.

In support of National Veterans and Military Families Month in the U.S., and in honor of Remembrance Day in Canada, Origami Owl® is proud to give $5 from each “We Remember” Plate and Poppy Charm Gift Set purchased in the month of November to Operation Homefront in the U.S. and True Patriot Love in Canada. These organizations are dedicated to helping support military and veteran families. The Poppy Flower Charm represents and commemorates the servicemen and women who died during combat who we will always remember.

Details on This Month’s Force For Good Shop

When: Available for Designers and Customers on November 1 at Noon CT through November 30 at 11:59 p.m. CT, or while supplies last

Where: The Gift Set is located under Shop > What’s New > Force For Good > Support Military Families.

The Gift Set includes:

  • Poppy Flower Charm – Exclusive!
  • Large Gold “We Remember” Plate – Exclusive!

Price: $16 USD | $20 CAD | 8 PV

Retail Value: $16 USD | $20 CAD

Read the FAQs to get more details.

Resources

You can find all your shareable social images and flyers under “Monthly Exclusives” and “PDFs” in your My O2 Connection mobile app and the desktop version in your Back Office under Designer Resources > My O2 Connection. You can also find the flyer in your Back Office under Designer Resource Library > Monthly Exclusives. Not yet subscribed to the My O2 Connection app? Read this to learn more.

November: Charms That Give Back

Complete your military appreciation look with our Support Our Troops Ribbon Charm. This Charm gives back 100 percent of the profits directly to a charity/organization that supports our troops.

November is also Pancreatic Cancer Awareness, Homelessness Awareness, Lung Cancer Awareness and Diabetes Awareness month.

As always, our Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Ribbon Charm, Homelessness Awareness Ribbon Charm, Lung Cancer Awareness Ribbon Charm and Diabetes Awareness Ribbon Charm give back 100 percent of the profits to a charity/organization that supports that specific cause.

Hold a Force For Good Fundraiser!

If there’s a cause you’re passionate about, no matter what time of year it is, you can hold a Force For Good Fundraiser! You can find the Force For Good Fundraising Toolkit in your Back Office under Designer Resources > Force For Good. We have everything you need to hold a successful fundraiser including email templates, call scripts, a flyer and social images.

And, if you’re ready to bring the FUN (and FUNDS) into your Origami Owl Fundraising opportunities, watch leaders Tami Butcher and Lisa Weihbrecht talk about how you can incorporate successful fundraisers into your O2 business! You can find the video, and helpful fundraising letters, in the O2 Training Academy in your Back Office under Designer Resources > O2 Training Academy > The O2 Experience 2018 Training > Bringing the FUN & FUNDS to FUNDRAISING.

Thank you for joining us on our mission to be a Force For Good!

Vote + Give Back With Our 3rd Annual Live Sparkly “Share the Sparkle” Campaign

Vote + Give Back With Our 3rd Annual Live Sparkly “Share the Sparkle” Campaign

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Voting Period: November 1 at 4 p.m. CT – November 19 at 11:59 p.m. CT

We’re grateful to each of you, our Designers, who nominated an individual or family for our 3rd annual Live Sparkly® “Share the Sparkle” campaign.

We’ve narrowed down the stories to just four, and now need YOUR help to decide who should receive a gift or financial amount to help cover an important need.

Go to LiveSparkly.com/Voting starting at 4 p.m. CT today, and cast your vote for the individual or family you believe deserves a little extra sparkle in their lives. Origami Owl® will give the gift or funds to the story with the most votes received by November 19 at 11:59 p.m. CT. You can vote once a day, so spread the word to your Customers, team and community!

Please note: When the pink heart turns yellow, your vote has been added.

We will announce the individual or family with the most votes in December, so stay tuned.

How You’ve Given Back + Can Continue to Give Back

We’ve been honored to give a little sparkle back on your behalf over the past two years. We gave Aris and Vanessa a wheelchair-accessible van. We sent Lexi and Tiley on a memorable family vacation to Disneyland. Watch their stories here.

All of this is because YOU have been a Force For Good®, encouraging your Customers to purchase our Live Sparkly Multi-Color Stardust Swarovski Crystals and “By Your Side” Silver Ribbon Memento with CZ. The Stardust Crystals give back 100% of the profits, and the Silver Ribbon Memento gives back $1 from every purchase, to the annual campaign.

Our Live Sparkly campaign is the heart of who we are and our mission to be a Force For Good, and we are grateful for every way you partner with us to give back to our community.

Start sharing Live Sparkly voting today and let’s help a deserving individual or family so they can get a little sparkle back in their lives.

Here are FAQs for more details.