New #C4Gchat: Smart & Generous Disaster Relief Giving

Aug 8, 2012 2:15 PM ET

By Allison McGuire

Did you know it’s hurricane season? In the wake of a disaster, American companies are amazingly generous. But generosity isn’t enough – real impact results from timely, thoughtful giving where the need is greatest.

To find out how companies can give on a timely,  where the need is greatest, we welcome Capital One, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP),, and the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) to our second-ever Companies for Good Tweetup!

Join in on the discussion and bring your stories of corporate giving leadership in the time of crisis.

Smart & Generous Disaster Relief Giving
#C4Gchat | Hosted by @Companies4Good
Tuesday, August 14 at 1 pm ET

Capital One is excited to share their expertise around corporate disaster relief programs. You can follow Capital One with @CapitalOne.

CDP will lend their expertise on how your company can get started, and why long-term planning is key. CDP’s Twitter handle is @funds4disaster.

Good360 will shed some light on how product giving touches local communities affected by disaster. They will be tweeting via @Good360org.

BCLC will give insights into its members’ cash giving campaigns, and how companies institute this type of giving. BCLC will be participating with @chamberbclc.

Never attended a Tweetup? Here’s how it works:

  1. Go to Twitter (or Twitter platform such as Tweetdeck or Hootsuite)
  2. Create and save a search for #C4Gchat
  3. On Tuesday, August 14 at 1 pm ET return to the #C4Gchat search you’ve created.
  4. Watch the conversation!
  5. If you want to participate, send questions to your host (us--@Companies4Good). We’ll collect them and ask them to our esteemed guests.

​You can participate from anywhere in the world, and connect with cause-marketing folks of different stripes.

We hope you’ll join us. If you have questions, email us:

See you on the Twitterverse!


 Photo Credits: American Red Cross, Center for Disaster Philanthropy