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*CLOSED*Borders $100 Gift Card Giveaway

by Freebies4Mom on July 21, 2010 3:52 pm

Borders wants your kids to join the Double-Dog Dare Summer Reading Challenge to encourage reading over the summer. And thanks to Borders sponsorship,ย  I’m giving away another $100 Borders Gift Card to one lucky reader! Plus don’t miss your free small coffee just for downloading a free Borders eReader and here’s a coupon to print or use online to Save 33% on one item at Borders (expires Thursday, July 22).

Double-Dog Dare Summer Reading Challenge

I dare you to encourage your kids (ages 12 and under) to read 10 books! If they do they will receive a free book! This summer reading program starts May 4 and ends August 26. Just download the form, read 10 books, then take the completed form to Borders for your kids to pick out one of these 10 books as your free book.

Giveaway Guidelines
This giveaway will close Wednesday, July 28 at 11:59 pm (Central Time). I’ll announce the name of the winners in a new post after the giveaway closes and contact the winners by email. I will draw the name of the winner by using the random number generator at Random.org from the eligible entries received. If a winner does not contact me within 72 hours by email, I will draw a new winner. This giveaway is only open to residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older. The winner will receive their prize directly from Borders.

Fill Out The Form Below to Enter This Giveaway
You must complete this form to enter this giveaway. If you can’t view the entry form below click here. If you still can’t view the form, please email me with your name, answer the question below, and use the subject line “Borders Giveaway“. Please enter this giveaway only once per person. Please answer this question: What would you spend a $100 Borders gift card on?

This giveaway has closed.


You are welcome and encouraged to post comments here, but any comments will not be considered as entries in this giveaway. Just for fun, please copy your answer to the question in my form above, and leave it as a comment. What would you spend a $100 Borders gift card on? I’ll be sharing my answer later this week!

Thanks for entering and come back after Wednesday, July 28 to find out who won, or visit my Winners section under the “Giveaways” category in the menu bar.

Visit my Summer Reading: Free Books for Kids post for more summer reading programs.

Freebies 4 Mom Giveaway Disclosure: Borders sponsored this giveaway by providing the $100 gift card to give away to a randomly selected winner. I did receive a $100 Borders gift card to use myself as compensation for hosting this giveaway. My review is my honest opinion and is not reviewed or edited by Borders. For more information about how reviews and giveaways are conducted on Freebies 4 Mom, please read my Disclaimer, Disclosure, and Privacy Policy.

Destinee July 21, 2010 at 5:55 pm

I hope I win! I love reading books <33

sara heller July 21, 2010 at 6:00 pm

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Amy Scarborough July 21, 2010 at 6:02 pm

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ann July 21, 2010 at 6:20 pm

whatever books it will buy me for my son(28), grandson(13), and my 16 month old granddaughter who is already showing a love for books! Oh and if I can squeeze Brooks and Dunn’s last cd, I believe it’s called Number 1’s and Then Some.

Sarah Kerstetter July 21, 2010 at 6:46 pm

I would use the gift cards to get my son some Doctor Suess books!

Jan July 21, 2010 at 8:39 pm

I’d spend $100 on Christmas gifts from Borders!

Carole S July 21, 2010 at 9:08 pm

I would let my 2 grandchildren each pick out a few books they want to read. IF there is any of the $100 left after that, then I would buy myself a book – I have been wanting to read Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter ๐Ÿ™‚

Kim July 21, 2010 at 11:37 pm

The Summer Reading Challenge is AWESOME! I read way more than 10 books to my 10 month old daughter and turned in the form … we got the Ramona book for when she’s older. I loved those books as a kid, and I am so looking forward to sharing that love with her. Thanks for sharing the information about the Double Dog Dare.

Sheila July 22, 2010 at 12:32 am

More books for my son!

Chelle July 22, 2010 at 2:12 pm

I’d give it to my sister in law who always passes her books onto me to read. My way of saying thanks. ๐Ÿ™‚

Jane Stilwell July 24, 2010 at 11:10 am

Not only am I an avid reader, but this would be wonderful to use for all the birthday parties my kids get invited to once school starts!

christie f July 24, 2010 at 11:28 am

Romance for me and the rest for my nephews.

Jo July 24, 2010 at 2:41 pm

I’ll buy a book for school–one law school casebook usually costs about $98, so any little bit will help! So that’s what I’ll probably buy for the coming semester.

Katie July 24, 2010 at 4:18 pm

I love to read and my little girl loves for me to read to her. She is only 20 months and I have been reading to her since she was in my belly. She loves to sit in my lap and just listen to me read. She even picks them up and “reads” (baby talk) to me! ๐Ÿ™‚ I feel like it is very important because it’s quality time we share together and it is preparing her for alot in the future. She gets smarter and smarter every book ๐Ÿ™‚

stephanie July 25, 2010 at 9:57 am

I would spend it on my kids. They love to read!

Mary S July 25, 2010 at 11:07 am

Book’s for our homeschool and christmas gift’s for my boy’s and nieces, nephew’s and my brand new great niece.

Lyan July 26, 2010 at 12:29 pm

BEST GIVEAWAY EVERRRRR!!

Dana July 26, 2010 at 5:19 pm

Not sure if i already signed up for this or not, but I would buy some educational fun books for my girls, Some just for fun books for them also. And I would throw something in for me and hubby and if possible buy a Book to donate to my childrens school library.
Thanks for the opportunity.

Sabrina July 26, 2010 at 7:06 pm

If I win the Gift card I will purchase something for two of my friends for Christmas and replace some books that were required to be discarded due to my previous apartment being contaminated by meth.
I reeeeally could use this to buy for my two guy friends for Christmas! I’m at a loss as what to get them that I can afford!

April Doughtry July 26, 2010 at 8:34 pm

I teach 4th grade so I would spend my $100 on some great novels for my kids to read. As we all know, teachers don’t make a lot of money and we always end up spending our own money to get our classrooms stocked full of books. $100 would really help me out a lot! I love reading and really try hard to share my love of reading with my kids. There are so many great books out there that kids aren’t exposed to. Thanks so much!

JulieH July 27, 2010 at 2:44 pm

This is a great giveaway and since we were pretty busy with kids sports all summer long, I would love to win this and I would split the $100 four ways. $25 for each of my three daughters to find a book or two to get them back into the swing of things with school starting soon. Then the last $25 would be for me to buy a couple of the beach read books I wanted but didn’t have time for this summer.

tara w July 27, 2010 at 3:10 pm

I’d be spending this on me. i LOVE reading and it seems to be the only time i get any mommy time is when i lock myself in the bathroom with wine&a book. i need to finsih off my v.c. andrews collection

Nina July 27, 2010 at 7:28 pm

I would use it for the Warrior series books by Erin Hunter for my son since that is the first books he had been excited about!

katklaw777 July 28, 2010 at 1:16 am

I would get some raffle prizes to donate to my BFF’s relay for life event, and a book or two for me, thanks.

Melissa Key July 28, 2010 at 7:22 am

I just wanted to say thank you for sharing this with us. My Son LOVES to read…he tells me that when he reads it’s like watching a movie in his mind!! He’s already read more than 10 books this summer, he will be so happy to get his free book!!

Amy B. July 28, 2010 at 10:41 am

I would spend it buying books for my 2 boys. I love to read, as does my almost 7 year old and hopefully we can pass that along to my 1 year old.

Kacie Johnston July 28, 2010 at 10:56 am

I would totally spend it on Christmas Gifts! I love promoting reading!

m0mml3of2 July 28, 2010 at 11:00 am

I would really love the oppertunity to win. Reading is so fundamental in a child’s life ;0)

Stacy July 28, 2010 at 11:03 am

I homeschool and need some $ yet to buy books to add to my sons curriculum. This would be perfect ! I think I would aslo allow myself to buy one book for me ๐Ÿ™‚

Nora July 28, 2010 at 11:25 am

I would spend a $100 Borders gift card on medical books for my daughter who is starting high school in the fall. After a battle with cancer she has decided to enter the medical field and is looking forward to making a career as a Pediatric Surgeon. She was cleared of cancer thanks to a wonderful pediatric surgeon and his team!

J Denise Hohenstreet July 28, 2010 at 11:32 am

GREAT giveaway!! Here’s what I’d spend the gift card on (as I posted on my entry):

My daughter’s 16th birthday is in August and I would buy a lot of her birthday gift at Borders! We spend time there each weekend browsing, sipping a favorite coffee or frozen drink (and an awesome baked good), and picking up our book of the week! We LOVE Borders!! It’s our favorite mom & daughter hang out spot!!

I love that Borders gives me another opportunity to remain close to my teen!! <3

alisha July 28, 2010 at 11:38 am

This would help my husband and me so much with Textbooks for college. That’s at least one or maybe 2 used books we wouldnt have to worry about. And definetly a book for our son! Barley two years old and LOVES books! Im amazed. ๐Ÿ˜‰

D smith July 28, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Thank you for encouraging reading!

TAMMII L. PETERSON July 28, 2010 at 12:34 pm

i love “FREEBIES4MOM!!”” theres are always great stuff being given away here!! i can’t believe it!! & the contests!! wow!! i’m in heaven! than you very, very much!

TAMMII L. PETERSON July 28, 2010 at 12:40 pm

if i win the border’s gift card, i know just how i’m going to spend it! my 5 1/2 year old daughter, staci & i are going to rush right down to our local store & buy us as many books as we can! so that we can have plenty of books for reading time just before bedtime! our “personal girltime”!! & border’s has the best books to choose from!

Darci July 28, 2010 at 2:05 pm

books, books, and more books. my kids already have a very extensive library at home, but I am always happy to get them more books. even as a child I have always loved reading, and now so do my kids. maybe we’ll get a new DVD too!

Wanda Rountree July 28, 2010 at 3:44 pm

Would love to spend it on my granchild

Bridgett Brannon July 28, 2010 at 4:20 pm

I would buy myself some Sookie Stackhouse books, books by David Sedaris and a couple of Dylan Thomas that I have not read yet. My four year old daughter wants some Barbie books and I want to get her a couple Dr. Seuss books, some books about starting kindergarten and so many other things!! I REALLY want this gift card! I hope that it will be the one that I FINALLY win!!!

Erin R July 28, 2010 at 4:36 pm

I will be a 3rd year teacher at a high poverty school. I plan to use the entire $100 to supplement my out-dated classroom library that was left for me with books that I know the kids will love!

Kara July 28, 2010 at 6:00 pm

Books for my new little girl! She’s 7 weeks old and I love reading to her:)

roxanna July 28, 2010 at 9:33 pm

I would buy the new Janet Evanovich book. Then buy the kids a bunch of books. We LOVE LOVE to read. Were @ Borders @ least once a week.

Leah Kelly July 28, 2010 at 9:37 pm

I would love to have this for my boys. They love Borders. We just got our book for the summer reading program there.

Jen_A July 28, 2010 at 11:34 pm

I would let me 2 boys pick out some new books to end the summer with a bit of reading excitement (gotta love new books)! And I would also pick up the photography book I’ve had my eye on. ๐Ÿ™‚

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