5/12 – 5/19 #TornadoAid Tweetathon – A Simple Way to Help Those Affected by the Southern Tornado Disaster

photo source CNN

The Tornado outbreak in the South pulls at my heart. Several friends lost everything and my parents live a few miles from towns now demolished. Though we talk here about creating comfort at home, now many are homeless.  My sentiment is shared by Leslie Carothers, a friend who asked me to partner with her to help.

Even if you don’t live in the South, there are lots of ways to reach out & return that good old Southern hospitality they are always doling out.  The Tornado Aid Magazine below gives everything needed to lend a hand and firsthand accounts, kindly contributed by friends, of living through a tornado demolishing their home; of the difficult task of trying to resume life while rebuilding; and quotes & images.

AND. . .WITH A SIMPLE RETWEET, YOU CAN HELP RAISE MONEY FOR THE SALVATION ARMY’S ASSISTANCE EFFORTS IN THE CITIES & STATES IMPACTED MOST BY THE TORNADOES!

From May 12 – 19, retweet the link to the Resource Guide with the #TornadoAid tag & $5 will be donated up to our current pool of $1,250. (1 donation /twitter acct) Let’s start a twitter tornado!

Sample tweets:

Let’s help those affected by the Southern tornadoes! Easy ways: http://ow.ly/4SLzI #TornadoAid
Help our southern neighbors recover after 100’s of tornadoes how: http://ow.ly/4SLzI #TornadoAid
Please RT #TornadoAid magazine http://ow.ly/4SLzI & $5 will be donated to help rebuild the South

On May 20, we will compile all of the #TornadoAid tweets and sponsor information, into an updated version of the Tornado Aid magazine. But don’t stop there, we encourage you to:

– Share the link Facebook, MySpace, Linked In, etc.
– Embed the code as a widget onto your blog’s sidebar for your readers

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Please join us in showing our thanks to the enormous generosity of the following companies, who comprise our current donation pool  (Contact candace@artofthespa.com if you’d like to join them!):

 

The Century House
http://centuryhouseinc.com
Follow them on Twitter: @thecenturyhouse
LIKE them on FB: http://facebook.com/TheCenturyHouse

Schumacher Fabrics
http://fschumacher.com
Follow them on Twitter @Schumacher1889
LIKE them on FB: http://facebook.com/Schumacher1889

Dana Wolter Interiors
http://danawolterinteriors.com
Follow her on Twitter: @dwolterinterior
Send her a friend request on FB: Dana Wolter Interiors

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From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for taking the time to help, Candy & Leslie

PS: SO many people are doing wonderful things, donating time and money to help the people affected by the tornadoes. If you know of any of these companies, PLEASE list them and their websites in the comments.

 

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