Fill the Backpack

This back to school season is going to be nothing like you’ve ever seen before here on Detroit Mommies.  We teamed up with seven other bloggers and put together some  amazing opportunities for the parent, the student and the teacher!  Everyone wins and nothing but the best will be coming your way!  Well, go ahead and continue reading to see what we have in store for you over the next few weeks!

“Fill the Backpack”
The Parent. The Student. The Teacher.
August 16th – Septmeber 16th

We will be giving away 16 backpacks overflowing with back to school surprises and hosting a Dream Classroom Contest for teachers and parents to submit a 200 word essay describing their dream classroom.  Two entries will receive $500 to to help assist in the building of the classroom of their dreams.

We have partnered with Volunteer Spot and this event will be sponsored by Ziploc Brand and 20th Century Fox as well as other brands that have contributed to filling the backpack!  Please visit for more Information, The Dream Classroom Contest, Contest Rules, Our Sponsors and the list of Participating Brands!

Meet the Backpack Bloggers!

Tech Savvy Mama – Leticia Barr

Just Precious – Julie Meyers Pron

The Centsible Life – Kelly Whalen

Detroit Mommies – Courtney Velasquez

It’s My Life – Jessica Rosenberg

Savvy Sassy Moms – Andrea Fellman

From Crib to Car Keys – Shannan Powell

Clueless Mama – Laurie Cooper

VolunteerSpot’s free online signup sheets save time, eliminate reply-all email, and make it easy for more parents to get involved at school. Register at VolunteerSpot before October 1, 2010 using promo code ‘“TeachersSave” for a chance to win $100 in free classroom supplies for the teacher of your choice from

Courtney Lawless

Courtney is the traveling mom! She has 3 girls and is the founder of Detroit Mommies and currently lives in Florida. You can follow her on Twitter @courtneyRVL.

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