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Scarlet & Give Back Day Social Media Toolkit


Use these resources to share your story via email and social media.

Sharing your stories, memories, favorite Grinnellians, and places are what make ALL the difference in inspiring your peers to participate in Scarlet & Give Back Day! Throwback pics, selfies, current pictures of you and fellow Grinnellians, are all great ways to share your Grinnell pride!

Quick pointers

  • Always include the #GivingtoGrinnell alongside your posts.
  • Posts with images, videos, emoji, and other multimedia typically attract more attention than text-only. Have fun! 💯 🙌🏼
  • Share your link via the sharing buttons on the campaign page!
  • If you choose to create a Match or a Challenge, be sure to share and promote it throughout the day.

Sample social media scripts

To help you get started, use the following sample Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram posts.

I’m participating in Scarlet & Give Back Day because [favorite memory or takeaway] [collection of photos from your time at Grinnell] alumni.grinnell.edu/givebackday #GivingtoGrinnell

When I was a student at Grinnell College, I [insert favorite memory here]. That’s why I’m taking part in Scarlet & Give Back Day this year! You can too: alumni.grinnell.edu/givebackday

Scarlet & Give Back Day kicks off tomorrow! Our whole community is gathering and giving back to empower our students and invest in the leaders of tomorrow. Are you ready to join me and make an impact? alumni.grinnell.edu/givebackday #GivingtoGrinnell

I might be [x] miles from Grinnell, but it’s never far from my ❤️! Join me in giving back today alumni.grinnell.edu/givebackday

Current Grinnell students, the alumni community has your back. You got this. 🤗 alumni.grinnell.edu/givebackday

When I was a student, I know my experience at Grinnell was made possible by alumni who came before me. That’s why I’m paying it forward by making a gift and contributing to future student success!