EveryoneOn's Florida operations are just over a year old. There have been many new in-roads made specifically in Miami-Dade to close the digital divide since we started in August 2015. On November 17, 2016, you can help us continue our work! Donate to us on GiveMiamiDay 2016! Your donation on GiveMiamiDay will directly support our work to ensure all one million unconnected Miamians get a device, get it connected, and learn how to use it.
What is Give Miami Day?
Give Miami Day is a one-day event where people from anywhere in the world can donate to a non-profit organization of their choice. We are asking you to choose EveryoneOn.
How can I donate?
All day on Thursday, November 19, 2016 please got to http://bit.ly/GiveMiamiDay16 and click the donate button and select your amount. It’s that simple. You donation will go directly to supporting our work with low-income people.
How can I help promote and get others to donate?
- SHARE with all of your networks, both online and in person. This link http://bit.ly/GiveMiamiDay16 will get them to the donation page.
- Use the hashtag #GiveMiamiDay.
- Be sure to tag us on social media when you donate.
- Share this blog post!
- Follow us on Twitter and Facebook and retweet/share our posts.
Here are some of the highlights and efforts that you will be supporting in Miami:.
- Regional Manager Maribel Martinez invited to present at state and national conferences including the Florida Prosperity Partnership 8th Annual Statewide Conference, National PTA, the Workforce & Professional Development Summit, and the Florida Association of Housing & Redevelopment Professionals
- Two interviews with CBS, Univision and two articles in The New Tropic and another in the South Florida Business Journal spotlighted our work
- Partnered with Miami-Dade College Single Stop to inform students about their eligibility for low-cost Internet offers with a potential reach of 100,000 or more.
- Partnered with Miami-Dade Housing Agency and T-Mobile to train 1,000+ seniors on the use of an LTE tablet+keyboard as well as with the Hialeah Housing Authority to get their families connected to a $10 home Internet offer
- Worked directly with Florida State Senator Rene Garcia, Mayor Carlos Gimenez, and Miami-Dade Commissioners Esteban Bovo, Jr. and Bruno Barreiro on outreach and local enrollment events
- Partnered with AT&T and Ericsson to source and manage laptop computers and digital literacy training for nearly 1,000 K-12 students and their families living in two public housing communities
However, this is just a start. DON’T FORGET to join us on November 17, 2016 via this link and donate to us on GiveMiamiDay 2016!