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Call to charities and social campaigners to get behind the Twixtmas message

Charities and social activists are being urged to help spread the word about the Twixtmas campaign to get everyone to use the time when they are 'time rich' to do charitable and voluntary activity?

 

The five days of Twixtmas - between the Christmas and New Year holidays represents a great chance for everyone to do five things to make their world a better place. Charities, voluntary groups and social activists re being urged to

  • Can you consider doing a blog piece about Twixtmas on their site?
  • Badge some of their events as 'Twixtmas activities'?
  • Help spread the word about the Twixtmas message of doing five good things during the five days of Twixtmas

The not-for-profit campaign, Twixtmas, is aiming to encourage everyone to make the most of the opportunity to take small practical actions to make the world better in some way.

 

Instead of binge shopping, or binge drinking, the campaign is trying to encourage binge doing.

 

The campaign is ideal to engage with people individually to do something, or for voluntary, charity or community groups who can either do something new - or re-do an existing activity during Twixtmas.

 

The campaign web site www.twixtmas offers practical advice and inspiration to encourage everyone to make the most of this under-used opportunity. You can also send your free Twixtmas e greeting card - and you can also download a Twixtmas pledge form.

 

The idea was originally conceived by social enterprise the Flexible Thinking Forum, as a simple way of creating social good by thinking differently about the period between the two public holidays of Christmas and New Year and overcome the problem of ‘time poverty’ – where people perceive they do not have enough time.

 

To help people get the most of period the campaign has themed each of the five days with a focus;

Day 1 is about spoiling yourself and thinking more positively about you.

Day 2 is do something for someone else, ideally a stranger – help a neighbour or good cause

Day 3 is help a friend

Day 4 is doing something for the planet

Day 5 is do something for your future

 

Further details about Twixtmas can be found at www.twixtmas.com

 

“Imagine if most people did five things during Twixtmas to make the world a better place. Would it be great if you did some small thing to help make this happen?
Please help in whatever way you can?  Get in touch now and let us now if we can do a blog, re-badge existing activities or can spread the word in some way.” said Twixtmas campaigner Andy Green.