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Cartoon Profile Pictures Take Over Facebook: A Recipe for Awareness

By Brooke McLay |

Here on The Family Kitchen, you can always expect to find recipes for the very best food, meals and snack ideas for families.  After all, kids is what we do.  As staff writers for Babble, we are all parents of young children, dedicated to raising them with strength, virtue and love.

Which is why we’ve all been particularly moved by this weekend’s campaign on Facebook, where users are invited to change their profile pictures to their favorite retro cartoon characters, bringing awareness to children who live in situations where they are faced with abuse, neglect and/or violence.

Throughout the weekend, we’ve seen a number of posts on the topic: from informative to deeply personal.  If you are in support of the Facebook movement, you won’t want to miss any of these articles.  Whether you a looking for the Ultimate List of Cartoon Characters so you can peruse and pick your own favorite, or whether you’d like to hear the stories behind our support of the campaign, here are the top topics from this weekend’s push for a noble cause.

The Ultimate List of Cartoon Characters from the 1950′s-1990′s: Looking for a list that will jog your memory of favorite childhood cartoons?  Here it is!  Includes a comprehensive list of character names, from Alvin to Yogi Bear…

How & Why the Facebook Campaign Is Making a Difference: A personal look at the Facebook cartoon profile picture movement which is bringing awareness to Anti-Child-Violence this weekend.

Feel Like a Kid Again: Cartoon Characters that Represent Your Childhood: Recipes & memories of Saturday morning cartoons

How to Choose a Favorite Cartoon Character Based on Your Favorite Food. Take one of your favorites, find it on the list and you’ve got the perfect recipe for your Facebook profile picture this weekend!

Cartoons & Characters for Facebook. A look at favorite 1990s cartoons, and why you should most definitely eat dinner with them.

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About Brooke McLay


Brooke McLay

Brooke McLay is a recipe developer, food writer, food photographer, and cooking show host for Babble, General Mills, and Good Cook. You can find and follow her latest whims at Cheeky Kitchen. Read bio and latest posts → Read Brooke's latest posts →

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0 thoughts on “Cartoon Profile Pictures Take Over Facebook: A Recipe for Awareness

  1. Lisette Baumgartner says:

    looking for characters from cartoons. its so kwl

  2. spadooky says:

    “Clicking here and donating ONE DOLLAR will do a lot more to prevent child abuse than changing your profile picture to a cartoon character, why don’t you do that instead? ” has been floating around a bit.

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