Know an everyday hero in your community? Qdoba Mexican Grill is accepting nominations for its new online campaign geared toward recognizing the do-gooders in society, called Qmmunity. The campaign is a joint effort between the Denver-based Mexican restaurant chain and its national charity partner, Starlight Children's Foundation, which has helped children and teenagers with serious medical conditions and their families for 25 years.
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From now until Sunday, November 1, people can log on to Qdoba's website and nominate a person who they feel works to improve the local community. Online campaigning -- shooting e-mails to Facebook, incessant tweeting -- is encouraged. Qdoba will donate a dollar to Starlight for every nomination, vote, nominee Tweet and public pledge posted on Facebook.
The five most-voted nominees will compete for the grand prize: $5,000 to the charity of their choice. In addition, a mobile entertainment lounge will be donated to a hospital in or near the victor's city of residence. The lounge, specifically designed for hospitalized children, will include a Wii, a DVD player and an LCD television. Cool.