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Cardiff volunteers aim to change the world – in their pyjamas!

A group of volunteers from Cardiff are planning to make the world a better place in their pyjamas.

Staff at Working Word Communications are leading the call-up for volunteers to use on-line technology to do micro-volunteering activities that cost nothing to do, and with a click of a mouse can help various good causes during Twixtmas - the period between Christmas and New Year, December 27-December 31.

Highlighting their cause to passers-by, staff armed with laptops got into the Twixtmas spirit with a rehearsal pyjama party in the shop window of local bed store, Elephant Beds on Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff.

They are supporting the efforts of two Welsh-based campaign groups aiming to transform Twixtmas - the period between the Christmas and New Year holidays - into a time of binge thinking, doing and philanthropy.

Cardiff-based www.HelpfromHome.org - the leading micro-volunteer charity web site - and the Twixtmas campaign, inspired by Barry Island-based creative thinking expert Andy Green - are teaming up to get people to make their world a better place by doing five good things during the five days between Christmas and New Year.

Ideas and inspiration are available from the award-winning Help From Home and Twixtmas.com web sites. They provide free information on mini-volunteering opportunities that cost nothing and are easy to do in seconds or minutes.

Typical easy to do, no cost ideas, include feeding a starving person for free with a simple click of the mouse, installing free software to help fight cancer on your pc, as well as saving the rainforests just by using a particular search engine, as well as a host of ideas for the Twixtmas period to get in touch with old friends, or plan to make the most of your year ahead.

Help From Home features over 700 opportunities on its website where a person does not even have to leave their house to do a good deed.

Mike Bright got the idea for HelpfromHome after he realised there were plenty of charity and volunteer opportunities out there but they were scattered all over the web and not included on any volunteer portal sites.

"People complain about not having enough time, and yet this is the season for goodwill, so combining the opportunities of making it easy for people to micro volunteer and take advantage of the time available during Twixtmas seemed a great partnership." said Mike Bright founder of Help From Home.

Commenting on the seasonal opportunities during the festive season Twixtmas campaigner Andy Green said: "You can create a better world by doing just five good things during the five days of Twixtmas - even in your pyjamas!"

The web site www.twixtmas.com offers the chance to send a Twixtmas e mail greeting, has a downloadable pledge form to list your five good deeds, along with ideas and advice from leading experts.

Anyone wanting to do good this Twixtmas can visit either www.helpfromhome.org or www.twixtmas.com

ENDS

For further details please contact Andy Green on behalf of Twixtmas on 07815 884 525 or e mail andy@andygreencreativity.com