Charity / volunteer, Facebook, non-profit

How non-profits use social media for social good

a quick summary of some learnings from the Facebook DC (a page on FB) held a live interview with three very socially active non-profits with Clay Dunn from Share Our Strength, Sarah Koch from Causes and, part of a favorite page for me - Wendy Harman from the American Red Cross.

Charity / volunteer, Crowd Wisdom, Facebook, fans / loyalty, social networks, youtube

The MAGIC of social media: watch this video pls

I love my peeps! Please watch this amazing song produced by Maggie,  a volunteer member of the growing Scotiabank  BuskerFest social media team!  This is the kind of magic I was hoping for  and we are getting it in spades. Scotiabank BuskerFest starts this Thursday Aug. 27th at noon.

Blogging, Charity / volunteer, social networks, web 2.0

New Client: Toronto’s Scotiabank BuskerFest 2009

I'm elated to have won Epilepsy Toronto as a new client.   My team and I  are responsible for the social media strategy, planning & execution for Scotiabank's BuskerFest 2009 - planned for Thursday, August 27 thru to Sunday, August 30th at the St Lawrence Market neighbourhood in Toronto.   [Become a FAN on the Scotiabank BuskerFest… Continue reading New Client: Toronto’s Scotiabank BuskerFest 2009

Blogging, Charity / volunteer, How to, recruiting 2.0, small business, social networks, the 405 club, using social media in job search

For 405 club: Dodging the stigma of actively searching for work

yippeee kiyaaa mfff!  Here's my first post to the 405 club. I've been volunteering/consulting in social recruiting lately - a high demand and growing area - playing both sides of the fence between consulting with HR/recruiters & execs and volunteering with the painfully transitioned in Toronto.   I wanted to offer suggestions to those who choose… Continue reading For 405 club: Dodging the stigma of actively searching for work

Charity / volunteer

Blue Sapphire Ball a hit — Kol Hope Foundation for Children

The Blue Sapphire Ball held to benefit the Kol Hope Foundation for Children was an absolute hit - with me and with my entire table.  There was dancers, an opera singer, a 10 year old flamenco sensation, an original Canadian fashion blue dress design contest and more.  Melinda Rustia delivered a very touching speech highlighting the charity, where… Continue reading Blue Sapphire Ball a hit — Kol Hope Foundation for Children

Charity / volunteer

NOW Sold OUT – Blue Sapphire Ball – this Saturday

The Kol Hope Foundation's   Blue Sapphire Ball is NOW officially SOLD OUT despite all previous claims.    So.. I had the last ten tickets to this event - mostly because I was slow in selling the table I agree to sell for Jeff Rustia - friend and owner of Front TV, a broadcast design firm. Now as… Continue reading NOW Sold OUT – Blue Sapphire Ball – this Saturday