Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Who wants free brownies and ice cream?

December 8th is National Brownie Day!

The fine folks over at Greystone Bakery are having a little contest. You know them best as the brownies you find in Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Well, head on over to their facebook page and post your ideal Ben & Jerry's ice cream and brownie sundae idea. You, and one other lucky winner, could wind up with a year's supply of brownies and ice cream!! That's 144 all natural brownies and 52 pints of Ben & Jerry's! Woohoo!

The catch is you have to post before 11PM EST on December 8th.

Why are you still here? Go get those brownies!!

Update: And the winners are....
Sean Gilmour & Kyla Mooney
Congratulations!!

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Greyston Bakery and Ben and Jerry’s Celebrate National Brownie Day
Brownies on a Mission: Doing Good in the World Never Tasted so Good!

For Immediate Release (Yonkers, NY) –The Yonkers-based Greyston Bakery has supplied brownies to Ben & Jerry’s® for over 20 years; so, to celebrate National Brownie Day, December 8th, Greyston Bakery and Ben & Jerry’s® will be giving away a year’s supply of brownies (144 brownies) and ice cream (52 free pint coupons)to 2 lucky fans! Fans should post their ideal Ben & Jerry’s® ice cream and brownie sundae on Greyston Bakery’s Facebook for a chance to win. Entries need to be posted by 11PM EST - Dec 8, 2011.

Greyston Bakery makes over 3,000,000 lbs of brownies each year, a large part of which, goes into making Ben & Jerry’s® ice creams. Greyston Bakery’s brownies can be found in Ben & Jerry’s® favorites, such as Half Baked®, Chocolate Fudge Brownie™ and Dave Mathews Band Magic Brownies™.

In addition to supplying Ben and Jerry’s®, Greyston Bakery offers super-premium, all-natural gourmet Do-Goodie brownies and brownie gift boxes on its website. These great holiday gifts come in a variety of flavors – including Chocolate Fudge, Walnut Fudge, Espresso Bean, and Brown Sugar Blondie – and can be bought by the half dozen, or by the dozen or 2 dozen in handcrafted birch Keepsake boxes.

Greyston is no ordinary bakery. Founded in 1982, it employs more than 65 community residents through an open hiring policy that offers the opportunity for real economic stability through training, fair wages, and benefits. Furthermore, all of its profits support the Greyston Foundation’s community development works, which include affordable housing, childcare, health services, job training and community gardens. “Put simply, we don’t hire people to bake brownies; we bake brownies to hire people.”

About Greyston Bakery:

Founded in 1982 in Yonkers, Greyston Bakery produces quality baked goods and brownie mix-ins for Ben & Jerry’s® Ice Cream and many others. The Bakery is a force for self-transformation and community renewal by offering on-site training fair wages and benefits to more than 65 local residents, regardless of their work history. The Bakery and all Do-Goodie profits support the Greyston Foundation’s community development initiatives, including low-income housing, childcare, health services and technology education.

2 comments:

Sean said...

Dubba,

Thanks! I'm a regular reader, and I would never have found out about the contest if I hadn't seen your news post. I almost missed the deadline, but I guess my gamble paid off!

Dubba said...

AWESOME!! May you enjoy many wonderful brownie sundaes!