Corporate First Responders: Best Practices for Giving During a Disaster

SOURCE: Cone Communications


Hurricane Sandy caused more than 90 deaths (to date), leveled seaside towns, ripped apart cherished monuments and caused catastrophic property damage along its 960 mile-wide path of destruction.  As communities begin to emerge in the wake of the storm, the public is turning to relief organizations and corporations for help.  

Here at What Do You Stand For?, recent initiatives from Duracell and the Kellogg Company have caught our attention as corporate first-responders in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. We’ve teamed up with Cone Communications’ Vice President of New and Social Media, Alex Nicholson, to analyze the effectiveness of these campaigns in bringing awareness to disaster assistance via social media.

To read more on Cone's What Do You Stand For? blog, please click here.

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KEYWORDS: Technology. Innovation & Solutions, Social Media, New Media, disaster, Sandy, Hurricane Sandy, corporate giving, Twitter, Donations, Corporate Citizenship, Corporate Social Responsibility, communications

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