[games_access] Start a fund-raising cause on Facebook? RE: games_access Digest, Vol 41, Issue 36
hinn at uiuc.edu
hinn at uiuc.edu
Mon Nov 19 11:23:45 EST 2007
That's a good idea, Ben, especially as initial fundraising efforts on the web haven't been super successful yet.
---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 11:20:38 -0500
>From: Ben Sawyer <bsawyer at dmill.com>
>Subject: Re: [games_access] Start a fund-raising cause on Facebook? RE: games_access Digest, Vol 41, Issue 36
>To: lynnvm at carolina.rr.com, IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List <games_access at igda.org>
>FWIW... my thought was to loop these types of direct to people
>efforts in once we get the news out about our funds and then wrap it
>in a call for individuals to match the donation via paypal, etc. So I
>think this is a great idea but I think it'd be more effective if it's
>done as an appeal to match our gift that way people see it as a
>bigger cause and it has stronger messaging provided to it. Some of
>the various Presidential campaigns have done this sort of match
>appeal to great effectiveness.
>I would just do it after we hit up some other big players first.
>On Nov 19, 2007, at 11:14 AM, Lynn Marentette wrote:
>> Hi, all.
>> I recently joined FaceBook because some of my classmates were doing
>> research project about it and I was curious to learn more about
>> it. One of
>> the first things I did was donate some money to a few causes.
>> There are plenty of organizations involved in fundraising on
>> FaceBook. I am
>> not sure how to set this up, but I think it might be a good idea to
>> have one
>> established for the mission of this SIG.
>> Several organizations outside of Facebook have a FaceBook group,
>> and since a
>> large number of FaceBook members are connected to universities in
>> some way,
>> this might be an approach worth investigating.
>> I belong to the Professional School Psychologists group, as well as
>> Classroom 2.0 groups in FaceBook, and I'd be willing to post
>> something on
>> the walls of these groups.
>> Lynn Marentette
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these are mediocre times and people are
losing hope. it's hard for many people
to believe that there are extraordinary
things inside themselves, as well as
others. i hope you can keep an open
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