#FollowFriday: Portland Nonprofits & Charities on Twitterby Anvil on September 4, 2009Follow Friday
Happy Friday on this upcoming holiday weekend! Our next category for Anvil’s take on #FollowFriday is…. drum roll please….. Nonprofits & Charities in Portland! And an added bonus some of the most well respected charities nationwide.
@trilliumartisan – Trillium Artisans: This is a nonprofit that supports local artisans who create with recycled materials in Portland.
@thepixieproject – The Pixie Project: An animal adoption center and non-profit pet supply store.
@ShapingAmYouth – Shaping Americas Youth: A nonprofit that engages the public voice-parents, youth, and the broader community- to develop solutions to fight childhood obesity.
@CommunityWH – Community Warehouse: Nonprofit that collects and distributes donated items to people in need. Also home to the Estate Store which sells a variety antique, vintage, retro furniture and household items meant to raise money for Community Warehouse.
@CommCyclingCtr – Community Cycling Center: One of the oldest bicycling nonprofits in the US, aiming to help build healthier communities with bicycles.
@PALkids – Portland PAL: A non-profit building partnerships between youth, police, and the community through recreational, athletic, and educational programs for youth.
@RedCrossPDX – Portland Red Cross: A humanitarian organization to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
@mybgc – Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington (technically not in Portland, but close enough!): A community-based organization that provides young people with a fun, safe and constructive environment when they are not at home or school.
@llsusa – Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)
@NWF – National Wildlife Federation
@officialpeta – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
@GoodwillIntl -Goodwill International
What are you favorite local nonprofits actively using Twitter? If you see any missing from our list please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments! Hope this list inspires you to become more involved in your community!