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#HiddenHeroesHearing Social Media Toolkit

#HiddenHeroesHearing Social Media Toolkit

On June 14th, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation makes military caregivers a national priority on Capitol Hill at a hearing of Senate Special Committee on Aging, at the invitation of Chairman Senator Susan Collins (ME-R) and Ranking Member U.S. Senator Bob Casey (PA-D).

As part of our Hidden Heroes family, we ask that you join this call to action in the days and weeks ahead. Below are some social media posts that you can use to join the conversation.

Hashtag: Share your posts with #HiddenHeroesHearing

Sample Content:

Here are some suggested social media posts that you can use to spread the word before and during the hearing. Feel free to create your own posts – these are just to give you ideas.

Twitter:

  • The Military & Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act strengthens & expands vital caregiver programs. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2rapPPl
  • Help military caregivers of all eras get the support they need. Pass #MVCSIA. Join @DoleFoundation & contact Congress. https://bit.ly/1TFDnvM
  • Join me & the @DoleFoundation in helping the 5.5 million US military caregivers get critical resources and support. #HiddenHeroesHearing
  • Thank you to #HiddenHeroes Ambassador @RyanPhillippe for advocating on behalf of our nation’s military caregivers. #HiddenHeroesHearing
  • The RAISE Family Caregivers Act would create a national program providing vital support for caregivers. More here: https://bit.ly/2r91Vo4
  • I support the reauthorization of the Lifespan Respite Care Act, which provides critical resources for caregivers. https://bit.ly/2rQY9B7

Day of and during the hearing:

  • Soon, @DoleFoundation & @RANDCorporation will unveil a blueprint for critical research on #HiddenHeroes. Watch: https://www.facebook.com/ElizabethDoleFoundation/
  • Actor @RyanPhillippe and @DoleFoundation Caregivers testify before the Senate today about our nation’s #HiddenHeroes. #HiddenHeroesHearing
  • Thank you @SenatorCollins & @SenBobCasey for hosting today’s hearing on #HiddenHeroes. Time to increase support for military #caregivers

Facebook

  • Join me and the [TAG] Elizabeth Dole Foundation in supporting the Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017. Learn why this act is important and how #militarycaregivers will benefit. https://bit.ly/2rapPPl #HiddenHeroesHearing
  • Senator Susan Collins [TAG] and Senator Bob Casey [TAG] have co-sponsored the Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017. Give your representatives a heads up before the hearing, tell them to co-sponsor this major legislation and help #HiddenHeroes get the resources they deserve. Find out how to contact your representative here: https://bit.ly/1TFDnvM
  • America’s #HiddenHeroes should have access to the support and critical resources they need. That’s why I stand with the [TAG] Elizabeth Dole Foundation in advocating for important legislation for military caregivers. Learn more about military and veteran caregivers by watching the upcoming Senate Hearing highlighting their service. #HiddenHeroesHearing
  • The RAISE Family Caregivers Act would create a national program to provide critical support for caregivers. I stand with [TAG] Elizabeth Dole Foundation in support of this important legislation. Contact your representative to show your support! https://bit.ly/2r91Vo4
    #HiddenHeroesHearing
  • Reauthorizing the Lifespan Respite Care Act will ensure continued funding for programs critical for military caregivers. Join the [TAG] Elizabeth Dole Foundation and me as we advocate for the passing of this important piece of legislation. #HiddenHeroesHearing
  • Pre-9/11 caregivers deserve our unwavering support. The Military & Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act will expand critical services to include #HiddenHeroes regardless of era served. Find out how to contact your representative to show your support here: https://bit.ly/1TFDnvM

Day of or during hearing:

  • Soon, @DoleFoundation & @RANDCorporation will unveil a blueprint for critical research on military caregivers. Join me and [TAG] Elizabeth Dole Foundation in supporting major legislation to help #HiddenHeroes get the resources they need. Watch here: https://www.facebook.com/ElizabethDoleFoundation/ #HiddenHeroesHearing

Social profiles: Make sure you connect with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation on social media, and tag us in your posts when you can.

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You can find shareable social media graphics for the campaign here.

Together, we can further advance the mission of the Hidden Heroes campaign to recognize and support our nation’s 5.5 million military and veteran caregivers.

– The Elizabeth Dole Foundation