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Love’s Links – November 23rd

Janet’s pick this week focused on how we can use social media for giving with the whole idea of tweetsgiving. Check out these links:

http://tweetsgiving.epicchange.org/ Check this out to find out about tweetsgiving and the whole idea of gratitude

http://epicchange.org/groups/silicon-valley-california-us There is a video on this site that can only be described as uplifting.

Andrew Ballenthin’s blog is at http://www.communitymarketing.typepad.com/

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November 24, 2009 - Posted by | post | ,

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  1. Here’s a great example of social media being used for fundraising and giving. This past August a group of people in Pleasanton California banned together and raised $463,000 to save school programs from a budget cut. Their use of a blog and Facebook was invaluable in their fundraising. I was emailed the following after sharing their story on LinkedIn,

    “Pleasonton Schools Educational Enrichment Foundation was responsible for the music portion and are happy to report that we’ve successfully reinstated the elementary band and strings for fifth grade in all 9 elementary schools in Pleasanton. That was our primary goal. Of the $460,000 raised, PSEE raised about $115K or about ¼. This was predominantly driven by an on-line campaign/plea. Denise Watkins, President PSEE”

    For the full story: http://tinyurl.com/ko7to3

    Comment by Andrew Ballenthin | November 24, 2009 | Reply


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