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Viessmann launches ‘The Nation's Warmest Appreciation’ competition

Heating systems manufacturer, Viessmann, has launched the #NationsWarmestAppreciation competition, to help children highlight people’s good deeds during the first half of 2020.

The competition invites children aged 5-14 to nominate, by 15 August, someone they feel has gone ‘above and beyond’ to help others during 2020 and to enter them into a public vote on social media, to be in with a chance of winning £300. The prize will be split as £200 (£100 each) in Love2shop vouchers for the entering child and their nominee, and a £100 donation towards a charity of their choice.

“Whether it’s a friend that has been picking up shopping whilst a family has been shielding, a teacher that managed to put smiles on faces via a Zoom class, or a key worker who has been working tirelessly to keep the community safe, people have shown how they can contribute to the community during challenging times without immediate thought for themselves. Let’s celebrate this effort together,” says James Harper, marketing manager at Viessmann.

To enter the competition, participants should create a drawing, picture, a story, poem or any other creative project depicting who they are choosing to nominate and why. They’ll also need to include a short, written description of the submission when entering.

Voting by the public will take place via the Viessmann website between 16 to 24 August, with winners being announced on Facebook on 25 August.

“This has been a tough year for many of us, each facing our own challenges thanks to the unprecedented fallout the pandemic has brought. As a family-owned company that has pulled out all the stops to take care of its own members around the world over the past few months, Viessmann wanted to focus on all the good that has been going on around us all and how these times have also brought us all closer together,” said Mr Harper.


21 July 2020


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