Danni Messina wanted to find an alternative way to join her Tri Delta sisters in supporting St. Jude. Because of some extenuating family circumstances, she wasn’t going to participate in her chapter’s fall philanthropy. Instead, she decided to send out a tweet that would alter the course of her life.
this time of year is about giving – this year, I am giving back to St. Jude & the families who are supported by their amazing services
every favorite : $.25
every retweet : $.50
go give. go st. Jude!!
— dan (@danni_messina) November 25, 2017
Within days of sending the tweet, Danni “owed” more than $200,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Her story was picked up by media outlets around the world and others made her cause their own.
This is the tale of Danni Messina and Madison Conklin, two women brought together by extraordinary circumstances.
Hear the story behind why Danni sent the tweet, how she ended up fulfilling the pledge, and what she learned from meeting Madison. This is a powerful example of the positive impact one person can have and the upside of taking a chance.
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Selected links from episode 6 with Tri Delta
Nationally, Tri Delta has a partnership with St. Jude that has raised more than $55 million since 1999. In 2014, the sorority committed to raising $60 million in 10 years – the largest single commitment by a St. Jude partner. Learn more about their partnership here.
Watch Danni’s segment from Good Morning America.
Here is the link to Danni’s GoFundMe campaign.
You can give to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through this link.
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