Thank you for joining the Coronavirus Coalition and using your platform to spread awareness about global health funding! As the global number of deaths from coronavirus grows each day, the U.S. needs to take the lead, not only to save lives here at home but also to invest in global responses to prevent future pandemics.
How to Participate
Follow @borgenproject on social media.
As a one-time participant, we ask that you complete the social action below and share the message on one or all of your social media feeds. The Borgen Project will reshare all social actions by our Coronavirus Coalition as well as a separate social media shout out welcoming you to The Borgen Project family.I stand in solidarity with everyone around the world affected by #COVID19 and I’m joining @borgenproject in telling Congress that a global pandemic demands a global response. Let's unite and email our leaders today. Click To Tweet
After your first five (5) actions as a Coronavirus Coalition member, The Borgen Project will put together a feature on your philanthropic efforts which will appear on borgenmagazine.com!
Choose from any of the following actions:
Tweets:Our work as advocates on behalf of the world's poor is needed more than ever. Email Congress about the importance of addressing #COVID19 at a global level and the need for proactive, preventative U.S. global health security funding. Click To Tweet The US needs to lead in protecting the world from #COVID19 and future pandemics. @WhiteHouse please further the goals of the 2014 Global Health Security Agenda and authorize annual funding for global health security programs. Click To Tweet I stand in solidarity with everyone around the world affected by #COVID19 and I’m joining @borgenproject in telling Congress that a global pandemic demands a global response. Let's unite and email our leaders today. Click To Tweet With an abundant amount of action per nation, generous donations and hard-work from medical professionals, it is the hope of many that this pandemic will soon take a more positive turn. Click To Tweet
Instagram, Facebook or Twitter Posts:
Tag @borgenproject each time you take action.
Write a Letter to Congress
How to Write a Letter to Congress:1. Find out who your congressional leaders are here.2. Read the instructions on this page.3. Handwrite a letter to your congressional leader. An example of a letter about the importance of global health funding can be found here.4. Mail your letter to your congressional leader. You can find your leader’s mailing address for their office in Washington, D.C. on their website.5. Repeat! Mail letters to all three of your leaders!6. Take a selfie of you and your letter and share it with your followers.
Upload a short video mentioning The Borgen Project and why it’s important to protect funding for global health security programs. Also, discuss how pandemics disproportionately affect the world’s most vulnerable populations while at the same time protecting us here at home.