By Allison McGuire
Did you know it’s hurricane season? In the wake of a disaster, American companies are amazingly generous. But generosity isn’t enough – real impact results from timely, thoughtful giving where the need is greatest.
To find out how companies can give on a timely, where the need is greatest, we welcome Capital One, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP), Good360.org, and the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) to our second-ever Companies for Good Tweetup!
Join in on the discussion and bring your stories of corporate giving leadership in the time of crisis.
Smart & Generous Disaster Relief Giving
#C4Gchat | Hosted by @Companies4Good
Tuesday, August 14 at 1 pm ET
Capital One is excited to share their expertise around corporate disaster relief programs. You can follow Capital One with @CapitalOne.
CDP will lend their expertise on how your company can get started, and why long-term planning is key. CDP’s Twitter handle is @funds4disaster.
Good360 will shed some light on how product giving touches local communities affected by disaster. They will be tweeting via @Good360org.
BCLC will give insights into its members’ cash giving campaigns, and how companies institute this type of giving. BCLC will be participating with @chamberbclc.
Never attended a Tweetup? Here’s how it works:
- Go to Twitter (or Twitter platform such as Tweetdeck or Hootsuite)
- Create and save a search for #C4Gchat
- On Tuesday, August 14 at 1 pm ET return to the #C4Gchat search you’ve created.
- Watch the conversation!
- If you want to participate, send questions to your host (us–@Companies4Good). We’ll collect them and ask them to our esteemed guests.
You can participate from anywhere in the world, and connect with cause-marketing folks of different stripes.
We hope you’ll join us. If you have questions, email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
See you on the Twitterverse!
Photo Credits: American Red Cross, Center for Disaster Philanthropy
KEYWORDS: Event, Social Media, Twitter, disaster relief, Center for Disaster Philanthropy, corporate giving, csr, good360