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February #MonthlyMission: Connecting Online

By Tony Hart, Champions Specialist, @TonyHart87

Connect is an online community where you can share your experiences and find support from people like you. As a Champion, you are already part of the Connect community, and can view and post without having to create an account. February’s #MonthlyMission challenges you to:

  • Find a Connect group that interests you.Speech Bubble Alert
  • Explore some of the posts.
  • Provide encouragement or post your story.

Reaching out

Reaching others online is an easy way to make a difference with your experience ─ and you can do it from home. When reaching out on Connect, be sure to:

  • Show empathy and understanding.
  • Be honest and real. Struggle may have been part of your journey, too.
  • End your post with a question to keep the conversation going.

Did you know?

You can keep an eye on a Connect group or specific discussion through email and site notification alerts. Just select “+ Follow” in the top banner of the group or at the bottom of original post in a discussion. You can edit your notification preferences within your account settings under the “Email Notifications” section.

Group follow screenshot

Liked by Teresa, Volunteer Mentor, Colleen Young, Connect Director, Melissa Bear, Champions Director

COMMENT

Posted by @colleenyoung, 4 days ago

As Community Director of groups on Connect, I think this might be my favorite #MonthlyMission. Naturally, I’m biased. I look forward to welcoming you to the conversations.

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Posted by @parus, 4 days ago

@colleenyoung Awww shucks. Thank you and I like your monthly mission. This is the only site that has been supportive. Thanks for all that the staff does. A healthy place where I find encouragement, support and caring.

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