Archive of posts tagged "social media for change"

Social Media for Change: Tulips for Tomorrow Update

Comments 1 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

Comments 1 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 […]

Canuck Place Adventure Challenge

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently received an email from Malcolm, a teacher and volunteer who is also a participant in the annual Canuck Place Adventure Challenge. He informed me about this event that place in the fall (going on 3 years now) that involves performing various physical tasks while raising funds for Canuck Place Childrens Hospice. Canuck Place […]

Raising the Roof Toque Tuesday

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every so often while walking the streets of Vancouver you’ll have the chance to buy something. It may be a hot dog, fresh roasted chestnuts, a print from that guy who draws black and white sketches Tupac and Wayne Gretzky, or perhaps a daily newspaper. On Tuesday February 5th, volunteers will take to the streets […]

Support the Boobies

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Those of you who use the popular instant status updating, feed-publishing, messaging, window-into-your-soul web application, Twitter may have noticed over the last few weeks that some of your contacts or those you’re “following” have changed their avatars to include peas. The peas represent frozen peas, actually, and they’ve morphed into this entire support network that […]