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Archive of posts tagged "social media for change"

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: Matthew Good Demo Screening Auction

July 27th, 2008 @ 11:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was having a hard time trying to find a prize or a little bonus that I could offer up to those who have pledged or donated but it wasn’t until I published “M” is for Matthew Good that I got more than anyone could ask. Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr To go out […]

Social Media for Change: Thank Your Donor

July 15th, 2008 @ 2:28pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Often when people think of donating to a noble cause they think of dollar signs, however we all have much more to offer our fellow man than cash. Canadian Blood Services has launched a campaign to encourage those who have received blood to share their story and thank their donor through the power of the […]

Funds for Local Non-Profits from The Metropolis Express

July 8th, 2008 @ 2:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The last time I was at Metrotown it was to sit on Santa’s knee with Keira that also happened to be when first I noticed the little train carting young ones and their parents around the ground floor of the mall. It wasn’t until recently that I discovered that the train provides more than mid-mall […]

Summer Vancouver Charity Event Roundup

June 23rd, 2008 @ 9:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There is so much going on in Metro Vancouver this summer I thought it would be key to note those that were in support of causes around the region. Photo credit: Sokazo on Flickr Spirit of Stanley Park Last weekend of June, 2008 Entrance to Stanley Park @ English Bay [More Info] No Pants Party […]

Social Media for Change: Food Bank RoundUp

May 28th, 2008 @ 9:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently did some housekeeping on the site and removed a section of my About page, dissecting it into several other pages. One that I would like to bring your attention to is Causes. I know folks around here love to give and help out whenever they can, that’s what makes this area so great. […]

Eagles in the City

April 8th, 2008 @ 8:31am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Two years ago Vancouver was overrun with Spirit Bears on almost ever street corner. Photo credit: RightAntler on Flickr Batman, Darth Vader, and Brent Butt were some of the themes for these posed monuments that, once auctioned off at the end of the campaign, helped raise over half a million dollars for the BC Lions […]

Social Media for Change: Tulips for Tomorrow Update

March 26th, 2008 @ 10:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last October I wrote a post about the Surrey Memorial Hospital expansion, and followed up by contacting the Fraser Health Authority about a campaign I had read about. As a result, I was able to help them connect with other bloggers and get their message out using social media, augmenting the distribution and exposure of […]

Social Media for Change: UGM Update

March 25th, 2008 @ 8:46pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just a quick update on the UGM website and blog that was recently launched. As the official blog of Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver, BC, The Street aims to share stories of hope from our daily work with people in need here in the Lower Mainland I met local web monetization guru John Chow when […]