Diana Cosby drops by to talk about her 5th International Food Bank Drive Challenge

Diana Cosby picIt’s the holidays again, an emotion-filled time where it seems there are not enough hours in each day to fit everything in, not to mention dealing with the struggling economy. But, in this time of financial challenges, I ask each of you to please consider one more stop on your crazy to do list, that of making a donation to a local food bank. Your donation can be a dollar, potatoes, whatever you can give. Anything you can offer to those with nothing is a gift they didn’t have.

I volunteer for Habitat For Humanity, and something amazing happens when you allow a person a flicker of hope, that somehow, incredibly, even a stranger understands that at times life shoves us onto a road we never asked for.

Ifood-bankn 2010 in addition to my personal donation to my local food bank, I decided to start a Food Bank Challenge, except it wonderfully got out of hand. Once I posted The Food Bank Challenge on my Facebook page and my Facebook romance author page, people from across the U.S. began donating to their local food banks. Then, my Facebook pages received posts of donations from Canada — the Food Bank Challenge went international! Since then, donations for the International Food Bank Food Challenge have been made in numerous countries. And you know what, this is truly a blessing. In this venture, we all win. Gifts from the heart do that, they fill you, remind you there is good in the world, and that you can make a positive and profound difference in others lives.

2014 International Food Bank Challenge

 Goal: 1000 donations.


How it works: Starting on the 1st of November, when you donate to a local food bank orth (4) food drive, post on my Facebook page -or- Facebook Fan page, (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Diana-Cosby-Romance-Author/150109024636?ref=ts), beneath the daily International Food Bank Challenge post, add that you donated along with your name and contact information. On December 5th, I will use http://www.random.org to select one name from all of the people who posted that they donated on my FB page or fan page that I received.

I will mail the winner an autographed set of the bestselling MacGruder Brother series; His Captive, His Woman, His Conquest, His Destiny, His Seduction, His Enchantment and a tote bag from this year’s New Jersey Romance Writer’s conference!

1 - 26 - 2014  Food Drive prize


I wish each of you a wonderful holiday season. May your every dream come true! God bless,

Diana Cosby, AGC(AW), USN Ret.
International Best-Selling Author


About eileendandashi

I am a lover of books, both reading and writing. 2018 marks the beginning of my own journey from writer to published author. This blog will showcase various authors' thoughts on the elements of novel crafting, and my attempts to find my voice in writing. While journaling this journey, I hope to encourage others to follow their dreams. Book reviews continue as I have the last four years, only making time for my new pursuits.
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17 Responses to Diana Cosby drops by to talk about her 5th International Food Bank Drive Challenge

  1. Diana Cosby says:

    Thank you so much for sharing the 5th International Food Bank Drive Challenge with your readers. The Food Bank is a charity close to my heart, and I want to thank your readers in advance for their donations. Take care, and may your holidays be filled with blessings!

    Diana Cosby


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  3. seelkfireice says:

    This is such a great thing you do Diana! Shared on my blog too!

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  4. I wish whole-heartedly that you reach your 1000-donation goal! God bless your efforts!


  5. I think so, too! Did you see her work on Habitat for Humanity? I posted on November 1. Here’s the link. http://wp.me/p40XtX-A4 Thanks for coming by Eniko!


  6. seelkfireice says:

    Yes I did, I follow her posts on FB and share them.


  7. Diana Cosby says:

    🙂 ^5 One donation at a time, and each donation has the potential to change a person’s life!


  8. Diana Cosby says:

    My sincere thanks for sharing! I hope you have a great day!


  9. Diana Cosby says:

    Thank you so much seelkfireice, I appreciate your sharing on your blog. Have a fabulous day!


  10. cnord2 says:

    Not only are you a gifted writer, my darlin’…you are also a truly caring person and one I am proud to call a friend…♥ ~ Cindy


  11. Ah, Cindy, isn’t it the truth? Thanks so much for dropping by. Hugs.


  12. Diana Cosby says:

    *Hugs* Cindy, thank you so much for dropping by, and I’m blessed by your friendship. And, you write wonderful stories set in the Civil War era – a difficult time-frame to write!


  13. maggietoussaint says:

    Diana Cosby is one of my favorite authors and a very fine person!


  14. Diana Cosby says:

    *Hugs* Maggie, I’ve been blessed by your friendship for many years, and I’m thankful for each one. I enjoy your fun and suspenseful stories. And, you’re an amazing person who continually inspires me. Please know that I wish you every success!


  15. I certainly agree with that!


  16. Diana Cosby says:

    *Hugs* Eileen, it’s a sincere pleasure getting to know you!


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