A global celebration that seeks to change
the world through the power of gratitude.




                        created by
TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks


Epic Change amplifies the voices and impact of grassroots changemakers
and social entreprene...
TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks



TweetsGiving was created by
Epic Change in November
2008 as a 48-hour Twitter
celebration o...
TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks
                                     Press & Presentations:



TweetsGiving Successes:
• #1 tr...
TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks


Epic Change in Tanzania
Mama Lucy sold chickens & turned her income
into the school that wil...
TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks


                                        Twitter:                       Tanzania Tweets:
Cult...
TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks



Groundbreaking Participation
from Tanzania
Epic Change has won a grant from IdeaBlob to
imp...
TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks


Global Support
Last year, TweetsGiving was planned by six volunteers in six days. Already, t...
TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks



Why should my company participate in TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks?
• Gratitude: Demonstrate ...
TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks



Sponsorship Opportunities
Epic Change and TweetsGiving are committed to creating innovative...
TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks




If you are interested in becoming a corporate
partner, please contact Shannon Aronin at
sa...
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  1. 1. A global celebration that seeks to change the world through the power of gratitude. created by
  2. 2. TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks Epic Change amplifies the voices and impact of grassroots changemakers and social entrepreneurs. We share their stories in ways that raise visibility and funds to support their extraordinary efforts to create hope in our world. Epic Change believes that people's stories are assets that can be used as resources to improve their lives. We help changemakers share their "epic" true stories in innovative, creative and profitable ways to help them acquire the financial resources they need to create positive "change" in their communities. We have been widely recognized for our innovative use of social media in creating social change. Proven Primed for Become a Epic Change TweetsGiving Track Record Success Partner
  3. 3. TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks TweetsGiving was created by Epic Change in November 2008 as a 48-hour Twitter celebration of gratitude & giving. Created in six days by six volunteers, the event raised over $11,000 to build a classroom in Tanzania, where the Twitter handles of donors are now painted on the walls. Proven Primed for Become a Epic Change TweetsGiving Track Record Success Partner
  4. 4. TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks Press & Presentations: TweetsGiving Successes: • #1 trending topic on Twitter • Over 15,000 site visits • Over 3,000 “tweets” of gratitude • Coverage in hundreds of blogs • Over $11K raised • 360 donors, 98% new • $30.92 average gift • 1 new classroom Proven Primed for Become a Epic Change TweetsGiving Track Record Success Partner
  5. 5. TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks Epic Change in Tanzania Mama Lucy sold chickens & turned her income into the school that will transform her community. With our investment, she has: • Tripled the size of her student body to over 300 children • Qualified to participate in national exams for the first time & scored #1 of 117 local schools • Secured land & built 5 classrooms, including a TweetsGiving classroom built from gratitude • Purchased a new school bus • Installed solar power, a well, running water and flushable toilets Proven Primed for Become a Epic Change TweetsGiving Track Record Success Partner
  6. 6. TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks Twitter: Tanzania Tweets: Cultivating Global Gratitude People around the globe will Students in Tanzania will tweet their gratitude participate in real time Epic Change aims to create the world’s largest-ever public outpouring of gratitude. While many participants will tweet their thanks GLOBAL and donate to our efforts in honor of GRATITUDE their gratitude, we also hope to inspire many others to express their thankfulness in their own families Live Events: Other Online Communities: and communities. Grateful gatherings will be hosted in cities across the We plan to expand to cultivate gratitude world to add an in-person throughout the blogosphere We believe gratitude in any form element to the campaign & in key online communities makes the world a better place. Proven Primed for Become a Epic Change TweetsGiving Track Record Success Partner
  7. 7. TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks Groundbreaking Participation from Tanzania Epic Change has won a grant from IdeaBlob to implement a technology lab at Mama Lucy’s school in Arusha, Tanzania. Our goal is to implement the lab in time to have students personally participate in TweetsGiving by sharing their gratitude and interacting directly with TweetsGiving participants across the globe. In this photo, students and teachers lined up at a local internet café – many using the web for the 1st time - to participate online in Ideablob voting to implement the technology lab at their school. Proven Primed for Become a Epic Change TweetsGiving Track Record Success Partner
  8. 8. TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks Global Support Last year, TweetsGiving was planned by six volunteers in six days. Already, this year, a 15-member volunteer planning team and many partners have gotten involved to amplify our success, including: •The Dalis Foundation •12for12k •Social Media Club •Social Media for Social Change •Charity Tweetup Tour •Shutter Sisters •Picture Hope •and more! Proven Primed for Become a Epic Change TweetsGiving Track Record Success Partner
  9. 9. TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks Why should my company participate in TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks? • Gratitude: Demonstrate your organization’s gratitude to its customers and/or employees & be associated globally with the theme of gratitude. • Social Media: TweetsGiving is a proven, low-risk entry point in building a social media presence. • Social Change: Be associated with a global, innovative social change initiative. What will my company’s support fund? • Funds raised during TweetsGiving will be used to build an orphanage, classroom, library and cafeteria at Mama Lucy’s school, and will support our efforts to to find and fund future Epic Change fellows. Proven Primed for Become a Epic Change TweetsGiving Track Record Success Partner
  10. 10. TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks Sponsorship Opportunities Epic Change and TweetsGiving are committed to creating innovative sponsorship and partnership opportunities that are built to spread gratitude. Available sponsorship opportunities include: Title Sponsorship ($25,000) Content Sponsorships ($2,500 - $12,500) Our Title Sponsor will be the primary corporate or foundation partner Content sponsors inspire participation and gratitude by matching of TweetsGiving, and will be directly aligned with innovation in social content submissions and/or monetary donations by content creators change, as well as a global celebration of gratitude. with financial contributions. Benefits include substantive social media visibility. Project Partnerships ($2,500 - $25,000) Project Partners make significant financial commitments that make Gratitude Gift Affiliates (Negotiable % of Sales; Minimum: $2,500) campaign outcomes possible. Project partners may invest in a Companies that market gifts associated with gratitude (e.g., flowers, gift dormitory/orphanage, school library, classroom, school cafeteria, certificates, thank you notes, etc.) are invited to participate in 2010 Epic Change fellowship, or Tanzanian student scholarship. TweetsGiving by contributing a portion of sales during the celebration. Local/Regional/Global Event Sponsorships ($500 - $5,000 per city) Individual Sponsors: “Top Turkeys” ($250 - $500+) Event sponsorship opportunities offer corporations and foundations Individual donors of $250 or greater will be acknowledged as “Top the opportunity to meaningfully participate in celebrations of Turkeys” on the TweetsGiving site. Individual donors of $500 or more gratitude worldwide. Substantial discounts available for will be listed as “Terrific Turkeys”. regional/global sponsors. Media Partnerships, in-kind sponsorships, and customized partnerships are also available. Proven Primed for Become a Epic Change TweetsGiving Track Record Success Partner
  11. 11. TweetsGiving09: Epic Thanks If you are interested in becoming a corporate partner, please contact Shannon Aronin at saronin@aroconsult.com benefits. Proven Primed for Become a Epic Change TweetsGiving Track Record Success Partner

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