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Donate a Photo App and Johnson & Johnson Giveaway #HealthyEssentials #ad

This post on making a difference in the world through your own photography is brought to you by Johnson & Johnson and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them.

Johnson & Johnson Logo

It’s that time of year… it’s finally sunny and the temperature has been in the 70s and even 80s this week. Spring has finally sprung! One of my least favorite, yet at the same time favorite things to do in the spring, is spring clean.

Of course I can think of a hundred things I’d rather do on a beautiful spring day than clean, trust me. I however, love the feeling a seriously clean home gives me. And spring cleaning is about as thorough of a cleaning as my house ever gets. It’s the time I not only deep-clean, but de-clutter and get organized.

Speaking of de-cluttering, I’m always surprised at the products I have in my medicine cabinets that have expired. I also realized that I haven’t cleaned out my medicine cabinet in awhile, as you can see from the expiration dates below. Sigh.


One of the things I love about Johnson & Johnson’s Healthy Essentials program is that it reminded me to stock up on all the “healthy essentials”. Lucky for me (and you), this past Sunday, April 7th, Healthy Essentials coupon books were available in newspapers across the country.

You can also get the coupons online at http://www.healthyessentials.com/. There’s over $50 in savings on products that families trust and use every single day. If you’re a parent like me, you can’t have enough first aid products.

Johnson & Johnson has also introduced a new app, Donate a Photo app, that allows you to give back by doing something that most of us do on a daily basis — taking pictures. With the Donate a Photo app (for both iOS and Android platforms) you simply do as the name implies… donate a photo. Check out this video that shows you just how easy it is to ‘donate a photo’.

You take a photo on your phone (or use one you’ve previously taken) each day and choose one of their non-profit partners through the app and Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 for each photo they receive.* Now how AWEsome is that?

donate a photo app

I donated 4 photos over 6 days… I have now set up daily reminders in my Google Calendar to remind me to donate a photo every day. 🙂

donate a photo app

J&J rocks! #justsaying.

The three current charities to choose from are –

  • Safe Kids: One photo helps protect a child from a sports injury
  • Keep America Beautiful: One photo helps restore a public park
  • Save the Children: One photo helps a newborn get medicine to thrive

When a cause reaches it’s goal, a new one will take its place. I’ve donated to all three so far, and will continue to alternate my donated photo each day. Because they’re all three important causes. Download the Donate a Photo app and get started donating now.

The donations must be made through a mobile device, but the experience can be seen on any device, from mobile phones to desktop computers.

Now for some more great news! One lucky Blog by Donna reader will win a box of assorted Johnson & Johnson products similar to the box I received:

Johnson & Johnson products

Your box may differ slightly from mine.

Enter on the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, Eighteen (18) years of age or older. Giveaway ends midnight May 01, 2013. Prize(s) provided by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. Void where prohibited.

*Johnson & Johnson has curated a list of trusted causes, and you can donate a photo to one cause, once a day. Each cause will appear in the app until it reaches its goal, or the donation period ends. If the goal isn’t reached, the cause will still get a minimum donation.

43 Responses to Donate a Photo App and Johnson & Johnson Giveaway #HealthyEssentials #ad

  1. Colleen Schilinski says:

    I use Neosporin religiously, and cannot live without it.

  2. Heidi S says:

    I like all you show-ob being one.

  3. Jimmi-Joy Majeske says:

    I have 5 kids, 4 of which are boys, i can never have enough bandaids or neosporin. 🙂

  4. Carrie says:

    I love their baby stuff!

  5. Amanda s. says:

    I want to try the exec a cream

  6. Donna schechter says:

    Q tips for me!

  7. nichol tone says:

    I love the baby wash and Q tips. Essential

  8. michelle says:

    How could we survive without Johnson & Johnson?

  9. Jessie C. says:

    My favorite is Listerine cool mint mouthwash

  10. Carrie Phelps says:

    As both a grandmother & a childcare provider I love Band-Aids!

  11. Jessica To says:

    Band-Aids are my favorite J&J product.

  12. Robin Gagnon says:

    What a great program.

  13. kris mihalov says:

    always use Neosporing never any else

  14. steve weber says:

    Listerine is my favorite.

  15. JRFrugalMom says:

    My favorite product is neosporin

  16. latanya says:

    I love their Listerine mouthwash

  17. Elizabeth A. says:

    I love Johnson & Johnson! It’s hard to pick a favorite product. I love their baby line, and I don’t know what I’d do without Neosporin.

  18. Corina Ramos says:

    Been using J&J products since I was a little girl. I used it on my kids when they were babies and now my daughter uses J&J products for my grandson.

  19. Cynthia R says:

    my favorite is neutrogena naturals

  20. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Love the Bandaids, would love to try the calming bubble bath

  21. stephanie says:

    Neosporin for sure. IT saves the day very often.

  22. big fan of neosporin! thanks

  23. Deena N says:


  24. Nicole Sender says:

    I like J&J’s baby powder & baby oil and all it’s great baby products.

  25. Angela says:

    Listerine is my favorite.

  26. D SCHMIDT says:

    My favorite is Neosporin, its a family essential!

  27. Krystal M says:

    We have always try to have plenty of band-aids around!

  28. Amanda Hoffman says:

    i love listerine

  29. sara haaf says:

    Listerine is a must for me, close second is bandaids.

  30. carla garcia says:

    we love the character bandaids

  31. June Lisle says:

    I Love Listerine 🙂

  32. Alpa says:

    I love the baby wash and Q tips

  33. kimberlee simon says:

    Any bit helps, right folks? Love Aveeno!

  34. Genasis Phillips says:


  35. Heidi says:

    I like the comment about needing the band aids because of her 4 boys, I have 4 boys but I need the band a
    ids for my 17 yr. old daughter who is all in& get hurt more than her brothers.

  36. Lydia Harpe says:

    I would like the cool mist mouthwash.

  37. Jessica Snow says:

    I love Band-Aids.
    Thanks for the giveaway! =)

  38. Tina Bartunek says:

    I love Band-Aids!

  39. melinda fritz says:

    calming ——Johnson’s Calming Lotion With Soothing Lavender & Chamomile

  40. Sasha Cory says:

    Acuvue contacts and Desitin. We also use a lot of tylenol.

  41. Courtnie says:

    I like Listerene!

  42. Lisa says:

    I really want to try out their Neutrogena Naturals Line.

  43. Jennifer Keeton says:

    Neosporin! For sure is my fave.They used to make an pain relief wash I lived but can’t find anymore.