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Twestival: A Case Study in Using Twitter for Fundraising and Community Organizing

June 08, 2009

Guest: Amanda Rose, Twestival

Amanda rose is a social entrepreneur and activist focused on moving the voluntary sector forward, Timecounts a community organizing platform for leaders, companies and volunteers who wish to have a real world impact. Rose has form in this space: she is also the founder and president of Connect the Dots Collective, a nonprofit organization which uses technology for social good. She is the brains behind Twestival, a global grassroots movement which uses Twitter to highlight causes. Since its inception in 2009, Twestival has raised over $1.84million for 300+ causes in more than 250 cities worldwide.

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