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SAVE THE DATE: Triangle #Twestival 3/24 – follow @raltwestival

February 25, 2011

Save the date for another great fundraiser in the Triangle…

Triangle Twestival – March 24 at 7:00 p.m. location TBD

This is truly an international phenomena…

Twestival (or Twitter Festival) uses social media for social good by connecting communities offline on a single day to highlight a great cause and have a fun event. Twestival is the largest global grassroots social media fundraising initiative to date. Since 2009, volunteers have raised close to $1.2 million for 137 nonprofits. All local events are organized 100% by volunteers and 100% of all ticket sales and donations go direct to projects. Over 200 international cities from Buenos Aires to Bangalore, Seattle to Seoul and Hong Kong to Honolulu have participated in Twestival.

The 2011 Triangle Twestival planning committee will have more details in the weeks to come. Follow all the details on Twitter at @raltwestival.  They are hustling up some really great things for the event!

The 2011 Triangle Twestival will support ME³ an incredible local nonprofit that connects individuals and groups to volunteer opportunities with over 70 local nonprofit partners. Through volunteer service, as well as outreach and education about how to get involved, ME³ strives to create a culture of caring and community involvement in Wake County, North Carolina.

Do you want to get your brand in front of some of the most influential social media gurus in the Triangle?

Triangle Twestival is Looking for Sponsors & Silent Auction Items!

If you are interested in finding out more about sponsoring, donating silent auction items or volunteering at this year’s event contact me at dawnacrawford AT gmail.com.

At the last Twestival in 2009 we were able to attract over 200 attendees and raise $3,000 for a worthy nonprofit. For 2011, we are planning just as successful an event. Businesses and service providers are welcome to sponsor or donate silent auction items to raise funds for our nonprofit beneficiary.

For our contribution, you will receive varying levels of inclusion on social media profiles, visibility at the event, etc. We have many sponsorship levels to fit your needs.

More than the promotion you’ll gain from participating in this event, you will also benefit from 200 of the most important social media folks of the Triangle being exposed to your brand at the event. This is an amazing opportunity to get your company in front of these influential and free megaphones of promotion. The promotion opportunity for your business will reach beyond the venue’s walls to the social media community of the Triangle and beyond. As this is an international event, all the Twitter updates will be part of a global awareness of your business and contribution to the local nonprofits of the Triangle.

We really need your support. The event has a budget of $0.00 and is completely focused on raising funds for a worthy nonprofits. We cannot afford any overhead to make this event happen. We are planning on having a cover fee for the event and have a team of volunteers recruiting sponsorship as well as collecting silent auction items to bolster our fundraising total. This also means that your donation will be 100% tax-deductible.

Remember that 100% of your donation will be tax-deductible.

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