Social media party to raise money for charity

With many people using their influence and online presence to help charities, social media guru Billy Dec is one of those people. A couple of years ago, Billy Dec has launched the website aChicagoThing.com, an blog which looks at the arts, entertainment and cultural aspect of Chicago. On its anniversary, he had thrown a social media party and raise money for charity. With the help of his “friends” and “followers”, he is hoping to take advantage of his mass followings to raise money for The Greater Chicago Food Depository.

“Nearly 678,000 people each year rely on emergency and supplemental food provided by the Greater Chicago Food Depository and its

Billy Dec Social Media Party

member network of 650 food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters”, according to The Greater Chicago Food Depository. Billy Dec has spotted this opportunity to support his local community with the social media party.

One of the most famous and recognisable name in the Chicago nightlife, Billy Dec is the CEO and Founder of Rockit Ranch Productions, an entertainment and restaurant development company which is based in Chicago. The award-winning and successful businessman is also a great supporter of various non-profit organisations across the city and he has been heavily involved wherever he can.

Source: Huffington Post

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Posted on May 26, 2011, in Social Media and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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