Energizer: Change Your Clock Change Your Battery & Family Safety Kit

cyccyb-logoWow it's already that time of the year to change the clocks back. Where did this summer go? The days are getting shorter and the weather here in Michigan is getting colder.

Too many of us know someone who has been impacted by a home fire and believe it can never happen to “me.”  Yet, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that 28 million homes are at risk because they either don’t have smoke alarms or their smoke alarms do not work, mostly due to dead or missing batteries. A working smoke alarm can make the difference in whether you have the critical extra seconds to safely escape. Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) have worked for decades to change those numbers with the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® program, and this fall they are continuing that work with firefighters across the country bringing the total number of batteries donated to 5 million.

The message is simple, and the habit can be lifesaving. For 26 years, the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery program has been dedicated to sharing the important reminder to replace the batteries in your home’s smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when you change your clocks for daylight saving time. Together, Energizer and the IAFC are working to combat some alarming statistics:

·         Thirty-eight percent of fatal fire injuries occur in homes without working smoke alarms.*

·         Twenty-four percent occur in homes in which at least one smoke alarm is present but fails to operate, frequently due to dead or missing batteries.*

“All too often firefighters see firsthand the devastating effects on families whose homes don’t have working smoke detectors,” said Chief William Metcalf, President and Chairman of the Board of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. “Thanks to Energizer, more than 5 million batteries have been donated in communities across the country through this program. This not only helps provide  families with critical early warning time to escape a home fire, but it also helps protect our firefighters by reducing the likelihood they’ll have to enter a burning building to rescue someone still in the home.”

Families are encouraged to use the extra hour “gained” from the end of daylight saving time to review their home fire safety plans and remind their friends, family and neighbors of the life-saving habit of changing and testing smoke alarm batteries.

FireSafety_Infographic-FINALRight now go over to the Energizer Bunny® Facebook page and click on the Fire Safety Info Tab.  Here you will have the chance to enter a sweepstakes to win an additional Family Safety Kit until Nov 3.  Energizer will be giving away one Family Safety Kit per day. 

kitContained in the kit, valued at more than $167 is:

·         One reusable grocery tote

·         Two Kidde Battery-Operated Combination Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Alarms

·         One Kidde fire extinguisher

·         One 4-pack of Energizer Ultimate Lithium AA batteries

·         One 2-pack of Energizer® MAX® 9 volt batteries

·         One 4-pack of Energizer® MAX® AA batteries

·         Two Energizer Weatheready® LED Safety Light flashlights

·         One Energizer Bunny® Plush Bunny

In addition you can find fire safety tips, a home escape plan that you can download and draw your family’s home escape plan, as well as a coloring and activity sheet.

Do you know when to turn your clocks back & how? Well look no further: Turn the clocks back an hour before you go to bed on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 Daylight saving time officially ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Review kitI was given a Family Safety Kit from Energizer. This kit is packed with everything needed to keep my family safe. The flashlight is really neat and we use it at night when we let our dog out as it lights up the whole back yard and has a whistle on it. Also I am able to giveaway a kit to one of my readers 🙂 

Family Safety Kit complete with a reusable grocery tote containing:

·         One 16-pack Energizer® MAX® AA Batteries years

·         One 1-pack of Energizer® MAX® 9 volt batteries

·         One Energizer® Weatheready® LED Safety Light flashlight – Waterproof flashlight powered by AA, AAA or C cell batteries

·         One Kidde Battery-Operated Combination Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Alarm

The total value of the Family Safety Kit is approximately $60.

The Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® program is just one of the ways Energizer brings to life the company’s commitment to making a positive impact in communities across the country. that’s positivenergy™   For more information, please visit energizer.com/change and facebook.com/energizerbunny

Energizer logo on bag

Now for the giveaway: One lucky person will win a Family Safety Kit (detailed above). This is open to US and ends 11/05/2013 @ 11:59 pm est. To enter, Simply do the tasks on the Giveaway Tools widget below and you're set to have a chance to win! Remember you can't win if you don't enter. It only takes one entry to win!

Good Luck, SaraLee's Deals Steals & Giveaways readers! Thanks for entering!

This giveaway has ended.
Entries: 18394
Charlotte S. is the winner!

Disclaimer: I got the Energizer Family safety kit free to do this product Review & Giveaway and was not paid for my response. Please note that SaraLee's Deals Steals & Giveaways are not responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill their prize.

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50 thoughts on “Energizer: Change Your Clock Change Your Battery & Family Safety Kit

  1. I learned that they have been working with the IAFC on this campaign for 26 years. It also occurs on my birthday. 🙂

  2. I learned that you need to change your batteries when you chang the time back to daylight savings time.

  3. I learned that having a working smoked detector doubles your chances of surviving a house fire.

  4. Energizer has a partnership with the International Association of Fire Chiefs to keep families safe.

  5. I learned that for 26 years Energizer, and the International Association of Fire Chiefs , has been helping to keep families safe through their Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® program.

  6. I learned that a great way to make sure your fire detectors are working properly is to check them when you set your clocks back on November 3!

  7. I learned that smoke detectors are very sensitive and they should also be vacuumed and cleaned as well as changing the batteries to make sure that they will work correctly when needed.

  8. If a 20 millimeter coin lithium battery is swallowed by a small child, it can cause serious injury in as little as two hours.

  9. I learned that you shoul remove all batteries from the device at the same time and replace them with new batteries of the same size and type.

  10. You can go to Visit the Energizer Bunny’s Facebook page October 1, 2013 to November 2, 2013 to enter for a chance to win a Family Safety Kit worth over $150! One winner a day until the time changes; enter daily.

    We replace all our batteries in emergency flashlights, smoke fire detectors and door bells when the time changes..

  11. I learned the reminder of changing your batteries every time that you change your clock. I have always relied on my memory (which isn’t good) to remember when to change my batteries.

  12. For 26 years Energizer, in partnership with the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), has been helping to keep families safe through their Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® program

  13. I learned that for 26 years Energizer has been helping to keep families safe through their Change Your Clock Change Your Battery program.This is really great!

  14. I learned how dangerous batteries can be in the hands of children, and the importance of keeping them out of children’s reach.

  15. I learned that you shouldn’t carry loose batteries in a pocket or purse with metal objects like coins, paper clips, etc. This can short-circuit the battery, leading to high heat or leakage.

  16. I learned that the reason it’s safe to dispose of regular batteries in the trash now is that they no longer contain heavy metals such as mercury and the Energizer was the first to do this.

  17. I learned that you need to get the whole family involved in a safety plan and practice exit plans so that everyone is prepared in case the worse happens.

  18. I learned the great tip of automatically changing your smoke detector batteries when the time changes….that makes it super easy to remember.

  19. Ensure your smoke alarms’ and carbon
    monoxide detectors’ sensitivity by cleaning
    them each month of dust and cobwebs.

  20. I like their escape plan that you can download. It is perfect to help with emergency drills we have once a month.
    Laurie Emerson

  21. I learned smoke detectors are very sensitive. They should be vacuumed and cleaned to ensure they work correctly.

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