Navigation Links
NH IT Staffing Firm Digital Prospectors Corp Uses Facebook to Help Raise $5,000 for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Exeter, NH (PRWEB) February 04, 2013

With the support of Facebook users across the country, New Hampshire IT staffing firm Digital Prospectors has helped raise $5,000 for Hurricane Sandy victims and victims of future disasters. The funds will be donated through the American Red Cross NH Chapter.

DPC raised the money by using its Facebook brand Page in a few different ways. The IT staffing firm integrated an application into its Page where fans could donate online and then matched all donations made through the application.

To further raise awareness for the cause, DPC also created images promoting the cause and pledged to donate $1 for every Like of the images and $5 each time a Facebook user shared an image on their own wall.

“We feel fortunate to be able to help the victims of Sandy even in this small way,” said DPC President Jessica Catino. “We want to thank everyone who donated through our Facebook Page and everyone who shared, Liked and commented on our awareness images.”

The campaign ended in December and resulted in more than 500 actions taken on Facebook in less than a month. All proceeds benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to assist Hurricane Sandy victims.

“To see New Hampshire companies taking an initiative to support the work of the Red Cross is wonderful,” said American Red Cross NH Region Chief Development Officer Stephanie Couturier. “We thank DPC and applaud their ingenuity of using social media. It’s a great example for other companies and individuals as well.”

Catino said her company anticipates running similar social media efforts for fundraising in the future to supplement its existing support of non-profits such as Families First and Families in Transition.

About DPC
With clients in industries such as aerospace, defense, healthcare and more, DPC has become known for its success in recruiting and placing engineers and IT professionals in the software, firmware, hardware, mechanical and electrical engineering markets. DPC’s primary technical focus areas are in embedded systems engineering, health information systems, and web services/cloud computing. Since DPC’s founding in 1999, the firm has been recognized as a "Best Company To Work For" by Business NH magazine, a "Top IT Services Company" by Inc. Magazine, a "Most Reliable Staffing Agency" in Forbes Magazine, a "Top Ranked Staffing Firm" and "Fastest Growing Staffing Firm" by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Media Contact: Don Catino, 603.772.2700 or dcatino(at)dpcit(dot)com

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. A leading Massachusetts-based IT and Life Sciences staffing and consulting firm has opened two new offices in the Ohio Valley
2. Astrix Technology Group Awarded Department of Homeland Security BioWatch Laboratory Staffing Contract
3. Sunbelt Staffing to Attend American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Conference
4. Japanese Universities Offered Access to SPIE Digital Library in Collaboration with JUSTICE
5. Embedded Recruiter Digital Prospectors Corp Named One of NH's Top Small Companies to Work for Again
6. BioTechniques Announces the Publication of 'Transfection' – The First Issue of a New, Digital-Only Spotlight Series
7. The Digital Brain Health Market to Reach $1 Billion by end of 2012 According to New SharpBrains Report
8. ASAE, TMG Custom Media Collaborate to Launch New Print-Plus-Digital Strategy for Associations Now Magazine
9. Elsevier Expands Access to Digital Offerings Through Collaboration with Follett
10. Olympus Licenses Digital Pathology Patents to Zeiss
11. Engineer-turned-librarian awarded travel stipend by SPIE Digital Library
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 24, 2015  Clintrax Global, Inc., a worldwide ... Carolina , today announced that the company has set a ... a 391% quarter on quarter growth posted for Q3 of 2014 ... and Mexico , with the establishment of ... December 2015. --> United Kingdom and ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... This fall, global software solutions leader SAP and ... to develop and pitch their BIG ideas to improve health and wellness in their ... votes to win the title of SAP's Teen Innovator, an all-expenses paid trip to ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015 SHPG ) announced today that ... Piper Jaffray 27 th Annual Healthcare Conference in ... at 8:30 a.m. EST (1:30 p.m. GMT). --> SHPG ... will participate in the Piper Jaffray 27 th Annual Healthcare ... Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. EST (1:30 p.m. GMT). ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Israel , Nov. 24, 2015  Tikcro Technologies Ltd. (OTCQB: TIKRF) ... on December 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Israel ... Electra Tower, 98 Yigal Allon Street, 36 th Floor, ... of Eric Paneth and Izhak Tamir to the ... Rami Skaliter as external directors; , approval of an amendment to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/12/2015)... , Nov. 12, 2015  A golden retriever that ... muscular dystrophy (DMD) has provided a new lead for ... Hospital, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and ... . Cell, pinpoints a ... "escape" the disease,s effects. The Boston Children,s lab of ...
(Date:11/11/2015)... , Nov. 11, 2015   MedNet Solutions , an ... of clinical research, is pleased to announce that it will ... Trials (PCT) event, to be held November 17-19 in ... to view live demonstrations of iMedNet , ... how iMedNet has been able to deliver time ...
(Date:11/9/2015)... Nov. 09, 2015 ... of the "Global Law Enforcement Biometrics ... --> ) has announced ... Enforcement Biometrics Market 2015-2019" report to ... Markets ( ) has announced the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):