Be a Piece of the Solution was inspired by a lovely lady named Judy Shanley, whose personal strength and courage along with a few doses of medicine from Dr. Jeff Engelman at Massachusetts General Hospital have enabled her to live with stage four lung cancer for two years. On Friday, September 16th, Dr. Engelman will visit Milwaukee to thank the organization for their donations towards lung cancer research and treatment. One of the originators of Be a Piece of the Solution, Sally Lautmann, says, “Our project is more than just a Friday night party, but a concept that we hope you will help us share with the world.”
With social media, information and ideas become viral with a click of a mouse or tap on an iPad. While Judy has been travelling between Wisconsin and Massachusetts, her story is transcending state and international borders. The message is going beyond her immediate family, friends and congregation. By harnessing the contagious nature of social media, the people who have chosen to Be a Piece of the Solution will soon be a part of a movement that began as a Facebook event…
- Or a Facebook page… (with 79 fans)
- Or a webpage…
- Or a YouTube video… (with 207 views)
- Or a blog post…
That you can send, like, share, tweet, post. You can Be a Piece of the Solution, too.
3 thoughts on “An Early-Bird-Kind-of Event: Be a Piece of the Solution”
Your modesty forbids you from noting all that you did to push the social media aspect along with all of your wonderful advice. Thanks, Miss Early Bird, for helping a bunch of 50 somethings turn their labor of love viral.
Dear Miss Early Bird,
We surpassed our fundraising goal by almost $40,000. As of yesterday’s accounting our September 16th BPS event raised (after expenses) $88,000!!!!! We want all of you wonderful donors to please PAT yourselves on the back. YOU ARE NOW A PIECE OF THE SOLUTION! From the bottom of our hearts we thank you! If you didn’t have a chance to give, there is still time!!!!!
Thanks for Being a Piece of the Solution,
Congrats to BPS. That is amazing!