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2-1-1 Day of Action on 2/11
Please join in our efforts to spotlight the 2-1-1 initiative - cost savings and lifesaving service in our community – and to raise awareness of 2-1-1 services.
What: United Way's 2-1-1 Hudson Valley: "2-1-1 Day" Celebration
When: February 11, 2012 at 2:11 pm
How: Action Alert: On February 11, United Way 2-1-1 is asking County Government, Nonprofits, Community Leaders to tell someone that help is available through 2-1-1 or www.hudson211.org
Basic Talking Points
Every day people need help and don't know where to turn. Many times, when a simple solution is available, they wait, unaware, until their small problem turns into a crisis.
2-1-1, a multilingual helpline, is available 12 hours a day, 356 days a year to answer questions and get people the help they need now.
Join us, in making a collective shout-out to the Hudson Valley that help is available. Send people to either hudson211.org to search for answers or dial 2-1-1 from any phone to speak to a professional call specialist.
Here's how you can help:
Facebook Sample Post:
Do you know someone who needs help? Help is available! Get answers. Contact 2-1-1 or hudson211.org
Option 2 (with upload of any photo on right):
Too many of our neighbors are struggling with basics such as food, shelter and clothing. And every day thousands of others are battling addictions, falling behind on mortgage payments or searching desperately for jobs.
Yet help is just a call or click away! In honor of 2-1-1 DAY, we urge you to share this photo and this message – because it could help save lives!
Option 3: At your wits end and don’t know where to turn? Help is just a call or click away! Dial 2-1-1 or visitwww.hudson211.org and we’ll find the help you need.
Option 4: Taxes, mortgages, credit card bills, car payments. Sometimes it’s all just too much! Don’t let it spiral out of control. We can help. Dial 2-1-1 or visit www.hudson211.organd we’ll help you find your way out of the stress.
Option 5: We’re counting down to 2-1-1 DAY! Do you even know what 2-1-1 is? Hmm… Maybe it’s time you found out! Dial 2-1-1 or visit www.hudson211.org to see how we resolve some of life’s most pressing issues.
Twitter Sample Posts:
Option 1: Do you know someone in need? Help is available! Get answers. Call 2-1-1 or visit www.hudson211.org. Please RT to celebrate 2-1-1 DAY!
Option 2: Burning Building? Call 911. Burning Question? Call 2-1-1. Help is available. Please RT to raise awareness in honor of 2-1-1 DAY.
Option 3: At your wits end and don’t know where to turn? Call 2-1-1 or visit www.hudson211.org for help. Pls RT to raise awareness of 2-1-1 DAY.
Option 4: Taxes, mortgage, debt. Sometimes it’s too much! Don’t let it spiral out of control. We can help. Dial 2-1-1 or visitwww.hudson211.org.Option 5: We’re counting down to 2-1-1 DAY! Do you even know what 2-1-1 is? Hmm… Maybe it’s time you found out! http://bit.ly/yAEaMm
For more on the 2-1-1 initiative visit: http://www.hudson211.org/cms/