August 14, 2018 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
A great day to help your favorite nonprofits.

Social Media Help

Leading up to Erie Gives, post memorable and notable stories about your organization. On the day of Erie Gives, share posts from The Erie Community Foundation and The Nonprofit Partnership.

For help with social media marketing strategies please email Khristina Bowman or call (814) 454-0843.

Social Media Strategy Worksheet

If you haven’t created any social media profiles or you need help with social media strategy we recommend you download and read the following worksheet.


Example Posts

  • On Aug. 14, we’re participating in Erie Gives! Any donation of $25 or more made during 8:00 am to 8:00 pm on that day will have a portion of that gift matched by the Erie Community Foundation. Go to on Aug. 14.
  • Are you planning to give to your favorite nonprofit through Erie Gives on Aug. 14? Great! Please encourage your friends, family and colleagues to do the same.
  • Today is Erie Gives! From 8:00 am to 8:00 pm today any donation made to us will have a portion of that gift matched by The Erie Community Foundation.


When promoting Erie Gives on twitter please mention it as @ErieGives. We will retweet your posts when you use our name.

Example Posts

In your tweet mention #ErieGives so we can retweet your posts.

  • We’re participating in #ErieGives on Aug. 14 a portion of your gift will be matched by @TheECF1935.
  • Support us (on Aug. 14/tomorrow/today) and a portion of you gift will be matched by @TheECF1935. #ErieGives
  • Mark your calendar and alerts for #ErieGives Aug. 14!

eNewsletter Blasts

We recommend you add a story about Erie Gives in your eNewsletter. You can add the Erie Gives logo which is available here. Please use the “for web” version. If you need the logo in a different size, please contact Khristina Bowman.

Copy Examples

  • On Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, all charitable donations made through will receive a portion of The Erie Community Foundation’s matching pool. Give during the hours of 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and your gift will make an even greater impact in our community.
  • Whether you donate on Aug. 14, or any other day of the year, it’s simpler than ever to make a difference. The entire process has been streamlined and all donation options are secure.

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