by George Heymann

Soldiers Angels conducts online fundraising utilizing social media to help provide laptops and more for wounded troops.

by George Heymann

Soldiers’ Angels is a volunteer-based non-profit established in 2003. They specialize in providing aid to members of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard, as well as veterans and military families.

Its latest fundraising effort “Project Valour-IT” utilizes Facebook, Twitter and other social media to help raise money and awareness for the needs of wounded troops. Project Valour-IT features an online competition where “virtual teams” named for U.S. Military branches use traditional media outlets to spread the word. The goal is to to raise at least $100,000 through October 2011.

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