Budding Young Artists Invited to Compete in 17th Annual Pier 1 Imports/UNICEF Greeting Card Contest
'Making Spirits Bright' Theme Will Inspire Children to Help Kids Worldwide
NEW YORK, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what has become a beloved annual tradition, U.S. children are being asked to submit creative drawings for the 2008 Pier 1 Imports/UNICEF Greeting Card Contest to benefit children worldwide. One winner will be chosen from thousands of entries and their winning artwork will be reproduced as an official UNICEF holiday greeting card, sold exclusively at Pier 1 Imports stores across the country during the 2008 holiday season. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale of this as well as all UNICEF cards sold at Pier 1 go to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
Children ages 14 and under are eligible to enter the contest, which will begin on March 1, 2008, the start of National Art Month. Entry forms are available in all Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide while supplies last, online at www.pier1.com and www.unicefusa.org, or by calling Pier 1's Customer Relations Department at 1-800-245-4595. All entries must be hand-drawn and received by Pier 1 Imports' Corporate Headquarters by April 12, 2008. The children's artwork will be judged on artistic quality and creative interpretation of the theme "Making Spirits Bright."
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