announces the world's first "Tweetathon" for on November 1st

October 08, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Tweet4Children ( announces that the U.S.-based charity organization Angelwish (, whose mission it is to help grant wishes to children living with HIV/AIDS, will be the inaugural partner organization for the Premier Tweetathon to be held on Saturday, November 1st, 2008.

No less than four Tweeters will post as many Tweets as they can beginning at 8 am on
November 1st and ending at 9 pm on November 2nd. Money raised from the Tweetathon will be donated to Angelwish.

Participants include: Julia Allison, New York Journalist and Web Celebrity;
Alejandra Ramos, Editor at Hearst International (Cosmopolitan); The Mia who will be in the first Hot Blogger Calendar, Paul Shadwell, a British IT expert living in Switzerland; and Christian 'nussbi' Nussbaumer, founder of

"We are honored to be Tweet4Children's first Tweetathon recipient and the money raised will help better the lives of the children we serve," says Shimmy Mehta, founder and CEO, Angelwish.

Tweet4Children is trying to leverage the Social Media power of Twitter, the worlds leading micro-blogging service to create the momentum this charity event needs to take of on the Internet as well as in real life. The motto for Nussbaumer and this event is simple, yet true: Let's do some good!

For more information about Tweet4Children's Tweetathon on November 1st and updates, go to:, or follow Christian Nussbaumer on Twitter at: http:/

About Angelwish
Angelwish, a nonprofit organization dedicated to brightening the lives of children with HIV/AIDS, plays a vital role in allowing children to experience childhood. Founded in 1999, Angelwish works with more than 130 HIV/AIDS care centers around the world and harnesses the power of online donations to provide gifts to children. In doing so, Angelwish makes it efficient and effective for a donor to help a child and their family in need. Angelwish achieves its mission by ensuring that 100% of individual donations are used for program services and that those funds are extended, where possible, to incorporate an educational component giving young people a hands on lesson in philanthropy.

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