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During the Charity Challenge, from 12PM PST on January 7, 2013 to 12PM PST on January 14, 2013, any tweet sent from a follower of @WeCare containing the Twitter handle @WeCare, the Twitter handle of one registered charity, and the hashtag #milliondimes is eligible to earn a $.10 donation for the registered charity whose handle appears in the tweet.
EX: Follow @WeCare & help raise $100K for charity, every tweet/RT is $.10 for @ASPCA! #MillionDimes http://We-Care.com/MillionDimes
Up to 5 tweets in a 24-hour period beginning at 12:00:00 AM PST and ending 24 hours later are eligible.
Every tweet, up to 5 tweets a day, will earn a $.10 donation for the registered charity whose handle appears in the tweet. In other words, you can support 5 charities every day, or one charity - 5 times a day, and everything in between.
Yes, as long as the retweet meets the We-Care.com Charity Challenge criteria.
Yes, nonprofit organizations that are registered with the We-Care.com Charity Challenge are encouraged to tweet using the Charity Challenge tweet requirements and earn donations for their own organization or another registered charity. In a special circumstance, a charity that tweets can earn a donation for their organization and another registered charity, see FAQ #6.
Yes, if a charity tweets using their registered Twitter handle and includes the registered Twitter handle of another charity, both organizations will receive $.10 for each tweet, up to 5 times a day.
Once the $100,000 limit is reached, the We-Care.com Charity Challenge will be closed. Tweets sent after the We-Care.com Charity Challenge has ended will not be eligible for a donation. If the $100,000 is not allocated by the end of the We-Care.com Charity Challenge, the remaining funds will be distributed to the registered charities based on the eligible tweets received on a pro-rata basis.
Yes, to be eligible, a charity must be a United States based nonprofit organization (501 c(3) or 501 c(4)) with a U.S. EIN, be registered on http://We-Care.com/MillionDimes by a charity representative or a challenge participant at sometime before or during the Voting Period, and have an active Twitter Account.
No. The following charities and nonprofits are not eligible:
In order for a charity to receive the donations earned in the We-Care.com Charity Challenge, their total earnings must total no less than $10. Every charity can earn up to $1,000.
Tweets need to originate from the US in order to be eligible to earn a donation.
As long as a tweet is sent from a follower of @WeCare, contains the Charity Challenge hashtag (#milliondimes), the handle of We-Care.com (@WeCare), and the handle of a registered charity during the Charity Challenge duration it will be eligible to earn a donation for the charity whose handle appears in the tweet. Every handle is allowed 5 eligible tweets a day.