SOURCE: Givit

December 21, 2016 10:28 ET

GIVIT is asking people from all over the country to create and share their own 30 second holiday themed mannequin challenge videos for a chance to win a grand prize of $50,000 to be split evenly between the winner and the charity of their choice; Over $80,000 in total cash prizes are to be awarded

So You've Done The Mannequin Challenge Video; Now, Would You Do A Holiday Themed One For A Chance To Win $50,000?

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 21, 2016) - So you and your friends have done the Mannequin challenge video, and it turned out great... BUT what if you could do it for a chance to win $50,000?

Givit is an innovative social platform that helps to create funny, entertaining, captivating, and/or outrageous content to raise money and awareness for charity through the use of its unique model. Starting on December 13th, 2016, Givit will give people nationwide the opportunity to win up to $25,000 for themselves, and another $25,000 to be donated to the charity of their choice through the brands 'Season of Givit' Best Holiday mannequin challenge contest.

"We really wanted to do something fun that people could easily do with their families for this promotion, so we thought what better way to have some fun with this than with a mannequin challenge for a good cause!" said Napoleon, CEO of Givit. "Our goal is to make charitable giving easy and fun -- while providing some entertainment for Millions of people who can then watch the videos and text to vote for their favorite videos."

Anyone wishing to enter the contest for a chance to win one of the cash prizes must be at least 16 years old and live in the United States. Contestants must create or capture 30 seconds worth of video that best fits into the promotions theme of "the best holiday mannequin challenge". Once the holiday themed mannequin challenge footage has been shot, contestants must then upload the video to www.givit.com, where the content creator will register their video to be eligible for the contest, and choose the charity they would like to benefit. Once registered, contestants will receive a final, sharable video which will include a call-to-action graphic with their unique content code. This call-to-action graphic will explain what, and how people can vote for their video by texting the unique content code to 499499. The more the video is shared and promoted on their social platforms, the better the odds at winning are.

Videos may be submitted by January 14th, 2017. The video that garners the most votes by January 30th, 2017 wins the grand prize of $50,000, which will be split evenly into $25,000 in cash for the content creator, and another $25,000 to be donated to the charity they chose when they registered the video. Runner-up prizes will be awarded to the tune of $10,000, and $5,000 respectively. Winners may also choose to donate the entirety of their winnings to the charity of their choice. Current charity partners include: The ALS Association, NCADV, Save the Children, Cure Alzheimer's Fund, Southern Poverty Law Center, Wholesome Wave, M.A.D.D., The Teen Project, Free2luv, Positive Coaching alliance, KIVA. Jacaranda Foundation, Adopt a Letter, and The Boys and Girls club of America, She should Run, The Eastwood Ranch Foundation, The Toby Keith Foundation, Safe Horizon, Running Start, and Centerlink- among others.

For more information go to www.givit.com.
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Givit is a platform that aims to change the paradigm of philanthropy. It creates, and enables users to create funny, entertaining, captivating, disruptive, and/or outrageous content to raise money for charity though the use of its innovative model.