This past Thursday, on Feb. 12, 2009, 200+ international cities hosted a Twestival to bring Twitter communities together in an effort to raise money for charity: water. Twestival was organized 100% by volunteers and 100% of the money raised from these events went directly to support charity: water projects. By rallying together under short timescales, for a single aim on the same day, the Twestival has brought worldwide public awareness to the global water crisis.
Charlotte did its part and came out in full support of the cause. Around $3,000 was raised in just a week and a 1/2 of hustle by our crew of organizers: @CLTNightlife, @crystaldempsey, @davidkyle, @jakrose, @jarodhillerman, @jruckman, @kateymarie, @mtyndall, @nathanrichie, @ENDsessions, @richtucker, @whitneyferrall.
Worldwide, Twestival raised over $250,000.
Good people. Good time. Good cause.