All the #TBD info here (official website is down!)


Thank you to a very over zealous South African Twitter community, the official #TBD website has borked! Here’s all the info you need to know about events taking place around the country today.


There are 14 events taking place in 4 provinces:

Province
Area
Venue
Time
Twitter host
Gauteng
Sandton
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Rosebank
6pm – 10pm
@MelanieMinnaar
Benoni
The Coffee Shop, Rynfield
6pm
@jackiejvr
West Rand
SilverStar Casino
6pm
@ReneeEverett
Pretoria
The Blades
6pm
@sdiedericks
Western Cape
Cape Town
StageCafe at Artscape
4.30pm
@alambchop
Hermanus
OCF offices, Gateway Centre
6pm
@talitharabie
Plettenberg Bay
Fynbos Ridge Country House
6pm
@fynbosridge
Somerset West
Manuka at Southeys
6pm
@Helderberginfo
Knysna
Mitchell’s Brewery beer garden
2pm – 4pm
@marleneboyce
KwaZulu Natal
Durban
Luna Rossa, Gateway S/C
11am – 4pm
@waewest
Durban north
Livingstone Gastro Pub, Glenore Centre
6pm – 8pm
@askashe
South coast
The Bistro, Ramsgate
6pm – 8pm
@SouthCoastLive
Eastern Cape
East London
TBC
TBC
@slummiesgirl
Port Elizabeth
Vovo Telo Pizzeria
6pm
@mon_tays
RSVP’s are encouraged and can be done online via www.twtvite.com – search Twitter Blanket Drive and a full list of #TBD events will come up. Select the event you want to attend and RSVP.

For anyone wishing to donate but who cannot attend any of the events, Williams Hunt dealerships nationwide are once again drop off points for blankets and clothing (no cash donations). Follow them on Twitter – @Williams_Hunt

There is a national competiton sponsored by @DionWired – you can win a Nintendo Wii just be uploading your most creative pic with your blanket at any #TBD event today. If you Tweet your pic, make sure to include the TBD hashtag in your post. Alternatively you can also email your pics to photos@twitterblanketdrive.co.za. REMEMBER TO PUT CAPTIONS TO YOUR PHOTOS!

@Makro_SA are selling Sesli brand 3/4 blankets at a disounted priced of R99 (normal selling price R129) in support of #TBD

Follow @CarsSouthAfrica on Twitter. They will donate 1 blanket for every 20 followers they get during the #TBD campaign period. Do it now. Spread the word.

What to bring with you:

  1. Blankets to donate (old or new, the bigger the better). Clothing also accepted.
  2. Cash for your own food and drinks.
  3. Cameras or camera phones or smart phones (need to Tweet the event live)

Follow any of the #TBD event hosts listed above and contact them for any info you need throughout the course of today.

I’ll post an update here on my blog when http://www.twitterblanketdrive.co.za is up and running again.

Apologies for the inconvenience.

(Follow me on Twitter @MelanieMinnaar)

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