Raising funds and awareness for the earthquake and tsunami in Japan - T-Shirt Forums
 

Hi, Unregistered. | Today's Posts

T-Shirt Forums
User Name
Password

Register Today For Free!

Forgot Your Password?





Site Navigation







+   T-Shirt Forums > T-Shirt Forums.com Announcements > Announcements and Site Updates
What's new at t-shirtforums.com. Check out the latest happenings for our site.



Raising funds and awareness for the earthquake and tsunami in Japan

 
Share This Thread Thread Tools
Old March 18th, 2011 Mar 18, 2011 3:05:43 PM -   #1 (permalink)
Administrator
Certified T-Shirt Junkie

Rodney's Avatar
 
You can call me: Rodney
Member Since: Nov 2004
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 27,699
Blog Entries: 8
Mentioned: 43 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Thanks: 7,215
Thanked 6,023 Times in 3,228 Posts


Lightbulb Raising funds and awareness for the earthquake and tsunami in Japan

I know that many members have been affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Many are looking for a way to help out in any way they can.

However, it gets tricky for us to determine which charitable events, t-shirt sales and fundraising efforts are legitimate and how much money is going to each charity.

When those things get associated with or promoted through the forums and if the money isn't handled just right, people may think of the forums as misleading them.

Add to that the fact that many charities have strict rules in place about who can raise funds "in the name" of their charity through cause marketing without their permission to use their logo or name, things start to get pretty complicated.

To simplify things, for those that want to help out, for the purposes of the forum, I think it's best that we just direct people to donate directly to the established relief agencies that are in place there.
I have put up a donation bar at the top of the T-ShirtForums.com site that will show for this weekend (March 18-20th 2011) with quick access to donating directly to the Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.
Here's a link to donate directly to the Red Cross: https://american.redcross.org/site/D...rm1&df_id=5052

If you have a different charity that you'd like to donate to, here's a link to a site that evaluates the different charities that are working in Japan to show which ones are the most efficient in how they use their funds:

Charity Navigator - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: How To Help
__________________
Rodney Blackwell
PrinterListings.com: Find a company to print your t-shirts - list your own t-shirt printing company.
 
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Rodney For This Useful Post:
CoopersDesignCo (March 23rd, 2011), Girlzndollz (April 5th, 2011), Nanny Ogg (September 2nd, 2011)






This is a discussion about Raising funds and awareness for the earthquake and tsunami in Japan that was posted in the Announcements and Site Updates section of the forums.

Quick Reply
Type Your Message Below:
Do NOT Post Self Promotional URLs, Advertisements, Sales Offers or Requests. It is against our Forum Guidelines.
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the T-Shirt Forums, you must first register.


Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Your username must be between 2 and 16 characters and contain only letters and numbers (no special characters like hyphens, *, ', ~, etc)
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

A confirmation email will be sent to this address, so please make sure it is accurate and that your email software is set to allow emails from our domain: t-shirtforums.com (sometimes the confirmation email gets accidently filtered into Yahoo/AOL/Hotmail/Gmail spam folders)
.

You won't be able to post until your email address has been confirmed. We take your privacy very seriously. Feel free to review our Privacy Policy in a new window.
Email Address:
First Name
It's nice to be able to be on a "first name" basis with the people you talk to in a forum. This is a totally optional field; if you like being on a first name basis, please enter your first name below :)

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Seeking advice on raising funds at fairs dreamerwolf General T-Shirt Selling Discussion 16 July 6th, 2008 01:49 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:36 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2014 T-ShirtForums.com. All rights reserved.