Are you ready for the biggest grassroots social media
fundraising event on the planet?
Join us at Ray's Boat House on March 24 for an
unforgettable evening at Twestival 2011! Kick
back with apps, drinks, and some of Seattle's most
talented social media minds while supporting FareStart,
a local nonprofit organization that changes lives
through culinary training and job placement for Seattle's homeless and
The best part? FareStart will receive 100% of
all ticket donations. That means we need
your help to go above and beyond the wow-worthy
fundraising mark we hit last year for Concern Worldwide:
$10,300. Let's show the world how Seattle can rally to make a
difference in the lives of those in need.
Ever heard of Social Media Bingo? We’ll have that, too,
and a big raffle for all! And to our special gold level
donors: we’ll even feature your Twitter avatars in the game
for all Twestival goers to see.
Grab your friends or come solo – just don't forget to
tweet about the crazy good times you’ll be having at #TwestivalSea.
Want to donate but can't make it to the event? Visit our FirstGiving page.
Event Details (Must be 21+ to be in the event room)
Date – Thursday, March 24
Time – 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Location – Ray's Boathouse - 6049 Seaview Ave
NW Seattle, WA 98107 MAP
-- Twestival Attendee: Receive entry to the event.
-- Silver Donor: Receive a Silver Twestival badge
denoting your donation level at the event.
-- Gold Donor: Receive a Gold Twestival badge
denoting your donation level. Your avatar and Twitter handle will be
featured for Social Media Bingo at Seattle Twestival 2011 and given
out to all attendees. Swag bag with sponsored merchandise.
(Note: Appetizers and one drink ticket included
with any donation amount)
Over the past 19 years, FareStart has provided culinary
training opportunities to nearly 5,000 people in
need. Through their intensive 16-week program,
FareStart empowers and prepares more than 600 homeless and
disadvantaged men and women each year for jobs in the food
services industry. With more than 80% of program graduates
securing living-wage employment, it's evident that
FareStart plays a critical role in restoring hope
and rebuilding lives in our community. To hear some moving
stories straight from FareStart students, check out
this YouTube video. To learn more about
FareStart's history and mission, or to make a reservation
at their delectable downtown Seattle restaurant, visit
their website. To hear about their latest venture,
a national collaborative network aimed to maximize the scale
of their impact, visit Catalyst Kitchens.
About Ray's Boathouse
A Seattle icon since 1973, Ray’s Boathouse,
Café & Catering is internationally renowned for
its unparalleled Northwest seafood and breathtaking
waterfront view of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.
Ray’s Boathouse is comfortably elegant, serving
refined sustainable seafood, local meats and produce, and an
extensive list of Northwest wines nightly. Ray’s Cafe
is lively and fun, serving casual regional fare for lunch
and dinner, with seasonal outdoor dining and a popular Happy
Hour twice daily. Ray’s Catering offers professional
full-service catering and a beautiful waterfront banquet
room that is perfect for social and corporate entertaining.
Become a friend of Ray's Boathouse on Facebook
Special thanks to our lead sponsors, Microsoft Alumni
Association (MSA) and Zebigo!
Microsoft Alumni Network (MSA
support former Microsoft employees as they move on to pursue
new opportunities. The official membership organization for
Microsoft alumni worldwide, MSA
enables more than 18,000 Microsoft alumni to benefit from
valuable connections, career opportunities, and exclusive
discounts on products and services.
Thanks to @SMCSeattle, our partner for Twestival Seattle!
Media Club Seattle hosts monthly events to build community and
share best practices among social media enthusiasts. Since its
initial kick-off event in January 2009, SMC Seattle has grown to
serve over 6,500 people on Twitter and over 2,500 on
Facebook. The group’s organizers consist of bloggers,
entrepreneurs, and business professionals from Nordstrom, Alaska
Air, Spring Creek Group, Ant's Eye View and Banyan Branch,
SMC Seattle: http://smcseattle.com/
Thanks to the great local companies providing items and
other great items for Seattle Twestival attendees!