50ROOTS Announces A New Way To Support American Economy
Valentine’s Instagram Contest Challenges Americans To Show Their Country Some Love
Poughkeepsie, NY: 50ROOTS.com is sponsoring a “Love Your 50ROOTS” Instagram photo contest to support the Made In America movement just in time for Valentine’s Day. Contestants will share photos of themselves with a Made In America item they love and the most “liked” photo will win a prize from 50ROOTS.com.
10,000 new jobs could be created in this country if we all spent an extra $3.33 on American Made goods according to economists. Americans spent around $17 billion on Valentine’s Day in 2014. 50ROOTS.com is challenging consumers to buy at least one American Made gift this Valentine’s Day and their Instagram photo contest will help Americans see why it’s so important. “Our contest encourages customers to show off their most loved American Made products as well as offer up some unique gift ideas for those still searching. Not only will you show your special someone some love but by buying American Made and supporting designers, small businesses and manufactures, you’re showing your country love, as well,” says Christa Gray Page, co-founder of 50ROOTS.com.
The “Love Your 50ROOTS” Instagram Photo Contest will run from January 15th, 2015 until February 13th, 2015 11:59PM EST with contestants utilizing Instagram to submit photographs of themselves with a beloved Made in America item. For example, this could be a handmade scarf, a tool, or even a family heirloom. 50ROOTS.com will choose their top 5 favorite photos and create a “Love My 50ROOTS” photo collage to showcase on their website.
- All contestants must submit an original photo with the hashtags #MadeInAmerica and #LoveMy50ROOTS
- One winner will be chosen. Whomever receives the most “likes” on their photo will be the official contest winner.
- The winner will receive a $100 gift card to 50ROOTS.com and be featured on the website and social media accounts.
Founded by Patrick Page and Christa Gray Page in November 2013, 50ROOTS.com has become the premier source for “Made in America” products for women, men, children, pets and the home. The co-founders are Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based newlyweds who live their lives according to the same principles they apply to their business. 50ROOTS.com’s high-quality products are all manufactured by environmentally and socially responsible businesses located in the United States. A significant proportion of products are created using repurposed or upcycled materials.