FAQ’s for 3 Things for Wood BuffaloWhat is 3 Things For Wood Buffalo
After being inspired by the 3 Things for Calgary movement, a local group of social profit and government representatives; along with community influences got the ball rolling in 2014, and set the stage for a movement like Wood Buffalo had never seen!
The concept is simple:
1) Take just 3 actions to make your community a better place to live, work, and play.
2) It can be anything that makes your community better!
3) Then tell others by posting your actions online to inspire them.
The 3 actions can be anything from donating to a local charity, to giving a thank-you wave in traffic; to hosting a fundraiser- the options are endless. BUT there’s more ...Participants are encouraged to share their actions with those around them through conversations, posts, photos, or even short videos on the Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram pages.How do I get involved in 3 Things for Wood Buffalo?
1) Posting on the 3 Things for Wood Buffalo Facebook page, using the @3thingsforwb or #my3wb hashtag on Twitter, and/or Instagram
2) Submitting your story at 3thingsforwoodbuffalo.com.
Are there any printable materials to help me with my event?
There sure is! On our 3thingsforwoodbuffalo.com website there are posters you can print out to help promote the 3, and some neat printable posters for kids to color in, or to share your 3 Things on a journal page. You can find this right on the DIY page.
I don’t want to be the only one doing this, is anyone else doing 3 Things?
Trust me, you will not be the only person doing 3 things for Wood Buffalo, there are lots of people doing it. How do we know? On 3thingsforwoodbuffalo.com there is a section called Caught in the Act, and there are tons of pics of people doing community things. From just showing up at events and having fun, to kids doing a car wash and even NHL superstars helping make our community a better place to live! You can also see more pics on our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages. When you do something nice for someone, they will want to pay it forward as well, so you will never be alone doing great things for Wood Buffalo!
Who else is doing 3 Things for Wood Buffalo?
Everybody is! From school groups, to community organizations, to ordinary citizens who want a happy place to live, 3 Things for Wood Buffalo has taken on a life of its own! We have done presentations for the Mommy and Me group, elementary schools, High schools, and to the Mayors Advisory Council On Youth to encourage them to do more in the community and how they can get involved in the 3 Things movement. You are never alone doing great things in Wood Buffalo. We are also available to come speak to your community group, just send an email to 3ThingsWB@gmail.com or use the contact us link on 3thingsforwoodbuffalo.com.
What is the 3 Things Street Team?
We have some very dedicated volunteers who are super pumped to get out and spread the word about the 3 Things for Wood Buffalo program. You can find them all over Wood Buffalo walking with big purple 3’s taking pictures and sharing the story of the program with whoever will listen. The street team usually has some 3 swag to hand out to get people inspired to participate as well. You can get involved with the 3 street team by sending an email to 3ThingsWB@gmail.com or by contacting us on 3thingsforwoodbuffalo.com. You can help inspire people to do great things in Wood Buffalo.
Where can I get more information on 3 Things for Wood Buffalo?
You want to know more? You can join us on our social media platforms:
Instagram: 3THINGS FOR WOOD BUFFALO
YouTube: Mister 3 (channel)
We would love to hear from you, and to get your suggestions to make Wood Buffalo an even better place to live.
What is 3 Things for Thursday
3 Things for Thursday is a weekly video series posted online our social media platforms. These videos showcase interviews with community members about the 3 and its impact in the community along with submitted videos of community members demonstrating their 3 acts.