Promise to #HelpACaregiver
We invite our 50 nonprofit partners, new supportive organizations, caregiver supporters, and our members far and wide to take the time to make a promise to #HelpACaregiver and share it with their networks. Promises may include providing meals, delivering medications, organizing rides to appointments, and any other tasks that will #HelpACaregiver. After you post your promise, share this message on our Facebook Page and we will enter your name in a raffle for an Amazon gift card. Below is an example:
It is National Family Caregivers Month and I posted a promise to #HelpACaregiver. I am going to (Insert Promise Here).
We’re sharing tips for Members and Coordinators who are coming together to organize help in Communities this fall.
Tip 1 — Create a Custom Section Whether it’s to post dietary restrictions for family members, notes on what to expect as a volunteer or a personal blog, Custom Sections are a quick and easy way to customize your Community to meet it’s unique needs. Visit the ‘Administration’ tab and click on ‘Add a Custom Section’ from the ‘Community’ column on the right. You can choose if you’d prefer it to be a gallery, button or general section, then give it a title and description, customize your permissions, and start sharing!
Tip 2 — Organize Groups in your Community Consider organizing Members of your Community into Groups with various levels of permission for driving privileges, child care and more. Individual Members and/or Groups of Members may be granted different permissions for viewing and signing up for specific Activities, as well as permissions for viewing and posting to various Community Sections. For example, you can now segment a particular group of known drivers to provide rides to medical appointments.
Tip 3 — Get Started with an Open Community If you are organizing events in your neighborhood or want to volunteer in your local community, an Open Community can help. Open Communities at Lotsa often help more than one family and the members of the Community may or may not all know the people being helped. Head over to our website where you can search for Open Communities in your local town or neighborhood. All you need is a zip code or city and state. If you don’t find one today, consider creating one in your town or check back soon as new Communities are being started every day.
Need to know more about using Lotsa? Send us an email. We’re here to help – firstname.lastname@example.org
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