We are inviting Canadian Red Cross friends and supporters to join the Red Cross Red Crescent Thunderclap campaign for Syria, to bring attention to the on-going humanitarian crisis and to call on all parties in the conflict to respect and protect volunteers and aid workers and allow them to deliver assistance safely and unimpeded. Since the conflict began, 22 Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers have lost their lives while on duty.
The Thunderclap campaign aims to sign up supporters to simultaneously share this message on December 5, 2013, to mark International Volunteer Day.
Thunderclap is a tool that helps amplify a message through social media by getting as many supporters as possible. If a campaign meets its goal by the deadline, the message will be simultaneously blasted out from all registered supporters on Twitter, Facebook or Tumblr. It not only amplifies social media reach but also increases the odds of…
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