Archive of posts tagged "social media for change"

Vancouver Twestival Save the Date

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day Deb Pickman sent me a message on Twitter to inform me of Twestival, a one-day event taking place in cities across the globe, connecting people through Twitter and supporting a great cause. I instantly signed up as the organizer of Vancouver’s contribution and yesterday Vancouver’s dedicated Twestival site went live. Now it’s […]

Taste BC with Liberty Wine Merchants

Comments 61 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next week Liberty Wine Merchants will host the second annual Taste BC celebration of local spirits and culinary delights which will take place at the Hyatt Regency, benefiting a great cause to boot. Liberty launched Taste BC in 2008 after successfully running the BC Wine and Oyster Festival for 13 years. All proceeds from that […]

UGM Thank-a-Thon Volunteers Needed

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Union Gospel Mission is looking for volunteers to help them out in a week-long Thank-a-Thon. At Union Gospel Mission, we love our donors — thanks to them, we can make a difference in Metro Vancouver. We want to pour some serious time and effort into making phone calls to say “thank you” for the […]

Camp Courageous of Iowa

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning we headed out to Camp Courageous of Iowa, a year-round respite and recreational facility and a very special place in the hearts of many. Camp Courageous was founded in 1972 when forty acres of land was donated for the sole purpose of establishing a camp for the disabled. In 1973 five buildings were […]

The True Power of Social Media: eComm's Challenge

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day I was contacted by Lee, who is behind the eComm Conference in San Francisco., because he’s decided to start an initiative that will hopefully have a ripple effect, creating some truly positive change. Let’s have a public test of the effectiveness of social media. Let’s do it with the aim of measuring […]