This Thursday the Twitter world is coming together under a single banner: Social Media for Social Good.
The cause? charity:water, a non profit that brings the simple essential of clean fresh water to places and people who don’t have access to it.
The social media? Twestival is collection of events created by twitter users from all over the world. Taken from the idea of tweetups, a gathering of twitter users who meet in real life, Twestival will see over 175 cities around the globe hold these events on February 12 with 100% of money raised going to charity:water.
We at Converseon applaud the mission of Twestival and are active supporters of the NYC event. Our social media strategist Paull Young is a part of the planning committee and wrote this guest post on Mashable that gives some background on the vision of charity:water and New York Twestival’s 20/20/20 vision for the event: Donate $20, Raise $20, and tell 20 friends.
A large contingent of Converseon’s New York office will be attending Thursday’s NYC Twestival, and in support of their 20/20/20 Vision Converseon will be matching all donations from our employees making their donations go twice as far.
How can you Help?
If you’re in NYC you can still buy tickets (currently $40, soon to be $60 and VIP tickets for $100) to attend the fabulous party at M:2 with live music from Eclectic Method – 100% of ticket sales goes directly to charity:water.
In another city? Check the official list to see if yours is one of the 175+ participating cities
To addicted to Twitter to leave your computer? You can donate via TipJoy, it even provides a tweet for you to share with your followers.
Please join us in using social media for social good by supporting Twestival’s astounding global efforts!