Fundraising

Love Drop for March!

Last month the Love Drop Team raised over $13,000 (and 3 iPads!) to help two little boys with autism receive a service dog. They were beyond touched, and we did this in only 1 month – that’s it. Everyone came together and gave a few bucks each to impact one family’s life. If you were a part of it, THANK ...

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HelpAttack! and the Red Cross

HelpAttack! is an Austin startup (that I work at) that allows people to pledge their online activity – whether it’s Tweets or Facebook updates – to a nonprofit of their choice. For every Tweet you send out, or action you take on Facebook, you can pledge whatever amount you choose (most people pledge a total of about $35 a month) ...

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Clara Barton Ties one on?

A great great post from Beth Kanter. Originally found here: http://www.bethkanter.org/mistakes-how2/ Lessons from Red Cross: Twitter Mistakes and How To Handle Them Back over the summer, I wrote a post called “What was your worst social media mistake? What did you learn?“ If you read through the comments, misdirected tweets (tweets sent to an organizational account, not a personal account ...

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Facebook Check in’s for Charity? Do they work?

Back in November, Facebook announced the launch of Facebook Deals, which offers customers special promotions when checking in to participating businesses through Facebook Places. REI is proud to have been one of the businesses to help launch the new service and to help local non-profits at the same time. Through November and December, for every customer that checked-in at an ...

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