How to be a great #REDandREADY Ambassador
Prepare — anytime
- Like and Follow: Find @carthagecollege and @carthagealumni for Giving Day updates.
- Craft your Content: Draft and schedule posts for the day ahead of time, using your creativity to inspire others to join in.
- Download Frenzy: Download the images below to share with your posts and use on your social media channels
- Save the Date: make sure to mark your calendar for March 30 and spread the word to save the date on your social channels!
Final Countdown — Week of March 30
- Start the Buzz: Help build excitement by sharing content leading up to the big day.
- Paint your Profile: Turn social media red by sharing our downloadable graphics and updating your social media cover photos.
- Challenge Accepted: Post to inspire others to help the Carthage community, explaining that their gift can go farther on March 30 when they give to one of our challenge areas.
- Email Encouragement: Send personal messages to friends and family, asking them to join in the fun.
Game Time — March 30
- Share, Share, Share: Don’t forget to tag @carthagecollege and #REDandREADY with every post.
- #REDandREADY Selfie: Post a photo or video of your wearing your #REDandREADY T-shirt to show your Carthage pride.
- Reach Out: We want to inspire participation across the globe! Reach out to your Firebird friends living in different states/countries and encourage them to participate.
- Be Bold. Go Live: Get brave and do a “live” video on social media, encouraging others to participate in #REDandREADY. (Another option: prerecord your video and post later!)
- Give a Gift: Support an initiative, or two, that is near and dear to your heart at www.carthage.edu/redandready
- Celebrate Good Times, Come On: In Kenosha for the day? Celebrate with us by visiting campus and checking out our events and activities throughout the day.
Celebrate — for as long as you want!
- Attitude for Gratitude: thank everyone who helped out, gave a gift, or shared a message.
- Flaunt it: Continue to spread the news of all the day’s successes, even after the event.
- Get Pumped: Let the countdown begin. Get excited for #REDandREADY 2024!
Images to Download
Instagram Feed, Facebook Profile, & Twitter Profile Photos
Facebook and Twitter Cover Photos
Sample Posts for Giving Day
Today, your gift can be counted and help Carthage! Before midnight, come together for Carthage’s Giving Day and support [insert specific fund, group, or challenge]. Make a gift. Share your voice. And show the world what it means to be #REDandREADY! carthage.edu/redandready
Today, you can unite with the entire @carthagecollege community for Carthage’s annual #REDandREADY Giving Day. Whether you support [insert specific fund, group, or challenge] or share your voice online, you can be counted and help Carthage before midnight. Head to carthage.edu/redandready and learn more about how you can amplify your impact today!
Today is Carthage’s Giving Day — one day where you can be counted and help Carthage. Make and impact by supporting [insert specific fund, group, or challenge] and share your #REDandREADY pride before midnight. carthage.edu/redandready
Show the world with Carthage excellence looks like! Before midnight, support [insert specific fund, group, or challenge] with a gift. Share your voice and your #REDandREADY pride, and be counted! carthage.edu/redandready