Twitter Social Media Interviews

Women's Resource Center providing a contact on Twitter @WhyWomen

What is your charities name and Mission?
Women’s Resource Centre. @WhyWomen We’re an umbrella organisation for women’s organisations and projects that work with women. We support women’s organisations to be more effective and sustainable. We provide training, resources and support to women's organisations and we campaign and lobby on key issues for the sector.

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Guiding the way with Twitter @GuideDogsUK

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What is your charities name and Mission?
We are Guide Dogs UK (The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association) founded in 1934 to deliver mobility and access services that meet the needs and aspirations of blind and partially-sighted people in the United Kingdom.

The guide dogs service receives no government funding and relies totally on voluntary donations.

We have been providing guide dogs to blind and partially-sighted people for over 75 years; there are around 4,500 guide dog partnerships in the UK. We also fund major research projects aimed at enabling blind and partially-sighted people to make the best use of any remaining vision they may have.

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Keeping fit on Twitter with @Commit2bFit charity Interview

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What is your charities name and Mission?
Commit 2B Fit® @commit2bFit is dedicated to preventing childhood obesity and promoting overall wellness. 

How long have you been using Twitter and who's idea was it?

We’ve been using Twitter for about 6 months; it was my idea. 

What have you enjoyed so far whilst using Twitter?
It is intriguing to me – interesting how it all works.

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Valley Public Radio finding a new Audience on Twitter @KVPR

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What is your charities name and Mission?
We’re Valley Public Radio @KVPR, a public radio station serving Central California, USA. Our mission is to serve expanding audiences through quality communication services that are informative, innovative, educational and stimulating. Programming is expected to expand the listener's awareness of his/her world, and to present that which the listener may not know exists.

How long have you been using Twitter and whose idea was it?

We began using Twitter at the beginning of 2009 – February, I think. Our first posts were by our Membership Manager, who is still the principal user of the KVPR Twitter account.

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Promoting credit free living on Twitter @ZeroCredit

What is your non-profits name and Mission?
I founded www.zero-credit.co.uk in June 2009 as a not for profit project - I am about to start exploring a more formal organisational structure towards possible charitable status in the longer term.  The mission is to eradicte the stigma of debt and to promote credit free living.

How long have you been using Twitter and who's idea was it?
I have been using twitter since the end of June 2009 - I kind of knew I'd have to take that step at some point but it was learning that only days earlier an American had already taken my ideal username: @zerocredit (and I had done loads of research into the domain etc) which prompted me to take the plunge ASAP

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