What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

P&G THANK YOU, MOM CAMPAIGN HELPS ATHLETES' MOMS ATTEND GAMES

     Home  >  Articles  > NYMP News (not region specific)
by Melanie Baker

Related: Procter & Gamble Thank You Mom Campaign, Family Home in Olympic Village, P&G Helps Olympians' Moms Travel to London,


Procter & Gamble's Thank You, Mom campaign celebrates Olympians' Moms by putting them in the spotlight. The campaign helps offset the hefty travel expenses so Moms can go to London to support their children at the 2012 Olympic Games. 
 

Olympian Ashton Eaton and his mother Roslyn EatonBehind every Olympian is a phenomenal mom, and Procter & Gamble wants the world to know with their P&G Thank You, Mom campaign. With Thank You, Mom, athletes like gymnast Shawn Johnson and decathlete Ashton Eaton are giving their moms a chance in the spotlight, and an invaluable gift. To offset hefty travel expenses, P&G is giving every mom of the nearly 800 Team USA athletes $1,000 to travel to London and experience the journey with their children. In addition to the financial gift, P&G will be sponsoring the Family Home—a space where athletes can meet up with family outside of the Olympic Village to decompress and get away from the chaos of competition. Laundry services, hair styling, and American cuisine will all be on hand. “They’re giving moms the opportunity to watch their children fulfill their dreams,” says Roslyn Eaton, mother of Ashton. “It’s agonizing to be away from competitions.” And it’s not just the moms who benefit from the company’s generosity. “I like to hug my mom after my meets—it feels great knowing I’ll have her there,” Ashton says.

To see some heartwarming videos featuring participating athletes and their moms (nudge: “Raising an Olympian” featuring Shawn and Teri Johnson), visit facebook.com/thankyoumom.

 


Be the smartest parent in the 'hood

Receive our weekly highlights newsletter · Over 1,000 local activities

More NYMP News (not region specific) Articles

The New York Palace Partners with Broadway Musical Finding Neverland to Offer Package Deal
NYMetroParents Wins 17 Awards at 2015 Parenting Media Association Banquet
Original Unpublished Manuscript by Beloved Author Dr. Seuss Discovered
Information About NYMetroParents' Cover Contest
Meet the Camps: Long Island

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local NYMP News (not region specific) Sponsors


Suffolk County Community College / Bakers Workshop
20 East Main St
Riverhead, NY
631-548-3750
SCCC's Baker's Workshop offers personalized partie...

Celebrate! Party Showcase
Westchester Marriott, 670 White Plains Rd.
Tarrytown , New York
646-652-7512
Celebrate! Party Showcase, now in its 21st year, w...
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Matthews Park, 303 West Ave.
Norwalk, CT
203-899-0606 x228
...

Congregation Beth Elohim Summer Camp
274 Garfield Place
Park Slope, NY
718-768-3814
Congregation Beth Elohim has a Summer Camp program...

Golden Touch Soccer
1333A North Ave, Box 202
New Rochelle, NY
914-654-9297
Golden Touch Soccer has been serving the Tri-State...
See Our NYMP News (not region specific) Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2015 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE