Aids Committee of York Region – Facebook Page
I received a very exciting and positive email from Emily Dolan, a staff member with the Aids Committee of York Region (ACYC).
Emily was announcing the launch of a new development at ACYR, their brand new Facebook page. You could tell from the tone of her email that she was very thrilled to be announcing the Facebook launch to York Region organizations and other HIV/AIDS groups across the province.
I am learning a lot about how non profit groups are using Facebook for fundraising to building a stronger community of supporters. The benefits of using Facebook are many but most notable is the opportunity to join a network with a potential audience of millions. Of course the ACYR isn’t expecting millions to visit their page, however they are putting their feet in the social media groundswell and inviting new relationships with their supporters. Bravo, well done ACYC.
The beautiful graphic above is used to promote a fund raising event called “Walk to the Water”. The walk from Aurora to Georgina will be to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS aids and of course you can support the walkers by donating generously to this important cause. You can get more details by visiting the ACYR web site.
Something to remember when you consider a page for your non profit organization. Your profile and pages are different as apples and oranges so you best take heed of advice from the Wild Apricot blog.