Frequently Asked Questions
- Q: Where can I find the code?
A: On specially marked Marie Callender's® packages, look for the 8-digit code on the front, side, or back.
- Q: Why are some codes identical?
- A: Online codes might be identical, but are still valid for entry and will help make a difference. You can enter up to 5 codes per day.
- Q: I tried to enter my code, but the site won't accept it. I'm getting an error message that says "invalid." What should I do?
- A: Please make sure that the code you are entering is not the product's UPC code.
- Q: I don't have a computer or an Internet connection. How can I enter my code?
- A: If you don't have access to a computer or a working Internet connection, consider asking to use a friend or family member's device, or visit your local public library to gain access.
- Q: When does the promotion end?
- A: The promotion ends February 28, 2017.
- Q: Can I enter codes using my phone?
- A: Absolutely! When you come to our site via mobile or on your tablet device, it's easy to enter codes on our home page to help build homes.
- Q: Which Marie Callender's® products are participating?
- A: Participating products include specially marked packages of Marie Callender's Dinners, Pot Pies, Family Size Meals, and Small Desserts. Please see the Comforts From Home home page to see which products are participating.
- Q: How can I invite my friends to participate?
- A: You can share information about the Comforts From Home Project with the social links on the home page.
About Habitat for Humanity®
- Q: What is Habitat for Humanity?
- Habitat is a nonprofit, Christian housing ministry.
- Habitat for Humanity's vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
- Q: Does Habitat give houses away?
- A: People in your community and around the world partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or repair places to call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.
- Q: How does Habitat for Humanity help?
- Habitat works in a number of different ways to create decent, affordable housing.
- In addition to new construction, Habitat also renovates existing buildings in many communities, particularly in urban areas. Habitat's Home Preservation and Neighborhood Revitalization help people repair and improve their own homes and neighborhoods.
- Habitat's Disaster Response program also works with local communities to address a variety of housing needs after natural disasters.
- Habitat's partnerships and advocacy work help raise the awareness and support needed to address housing needs around the world.
- Q: How are Habitat's homeowner families chosen?
- Families in need should apply to their local Habitat organization.
- The local office's family selection committee chooses Habitat homeowners for their local area, based on three criteria:
- The family's level of need
- The family's willingness to become partners in the program
- The family's ability to repay the loan through an affordable payment plan
- Visit our page on becoming a Habitat homeowner to learn more.
- Q: Where can I learn more about Habitat for Humanity?
- A: You can learn more about the organization and all their programs and services, and how to get involved, at habitat.org.
The Comforts From Home Project & the USO
- Q: What have Marie Callender's and the USO done in the past?
A: In the first year of the Comforts From Home Project, we were able to bring care packages to troops overseas through a $250,000 donation to the USO2GO program.
And then last year, with your support, we were able to bring celebrations large and small to our troops stationed here and abroad through a donation of $300,000 to the USO Operation Celebration.
- Q: How is Marie continuing to support our troops?
- A: Although Marie Callender's is not working directly with the USO this year, we are still committed to supporting our troops. Through our partnership with Habitat for Humanity, families, including those of veterans, across the U.S. and around the globe will greatly benefit from affordable housing.