Falling Whistles: The Face Campaign
“There are no pictures, words, or social media platforms that can accurately describe an experience with the Falling Whistles crew. “Find them, follow them, and do your part.” -Britt Johnson of All Most Famous. I feel Britt said it best, this was my first Falling Whistles event and let me tell you I was moved and empowered. I couldn’t wait to get involved in spreading the word for Peace in Congo. I jumped at the opportunity to purchase my first whistle and get my picture taken for the Face Campaign.
Falling Whistles’ new initiative, the Face Campaign, combines the social media movement with the fundamentals of petitioning to create a global demonstration for Peace in Congo. They were empowered by the first mass petition in 1783, when England’s Abolitionists gathered signatures to show their leaders that the people wanted an end to slavery. Falling Whistles wants to make the same kind of impact to end the deadliest war of our time. Here’s how they are going to do it and how you can get involved.
How to become a Whistle Blower for Peace:
1. The Face Campaign: Over the next few months Falling Whistles wants your face. Instead of asking for your signature, they will be collecting faces from across the world of those who want Peace in Congo. You can download FW+FACES APP on iTunes. Once their new website is up and running you’ll be able to take your picture on their site, but until then use your iPhone and iPad! As you can see it’s very easy to get involved, all you have to do is say “cheese” and let FW do the rest, simple as that! FW will then put all of these faces up on a Wall to reinvent the petition and then each face will be faxed individually to the White House, Whistle Blowers for Peace in Congo. FW will announce the date for those involved to recreate the wall in their own city, creating a global demonstation for Peace! Check out the app:
2. Purchase your Whistle online and rock it with pride by wearing your protest. Let me tell you it’s a great conversation starter and it goes with pretty much everything, I’ve worn my countless times since I bought it! Want to get involved now but don’t want to wait? Excellent, all you have to do is find Falling Whistles at your local Nordstrom, in the men’s section!
3. Donate. The proceeds support Falling Whistles behind the scenes work, partnerships with Congolese Leaders, and their developing advocacy campaign.
SPEAK: The world is changed by those who speak out. Put your money where your mouth is.
ECHO: Ending this war will require money. A lot of it. Success will be measured by impact, not dollar signs, but to get there we need your continued support.
THE COUNCIL: The Council is a special circle of individuals committed to our long term growth with larger monthly donations.
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