The Finnish floorball club EräViikingit offers its communication platforms free of charge to companies in the Helsinki region affected by the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
The floorball clubs consists of their members and their surrounding community. In many ways, the local companies are the backbone of the economy, whether through entrepreneurship or as an employer. Currently many companies face major challenges due to the coronavirus crisis, which naturally also has a significant impact on families’ daily lives.
– We want to take social responsibility and channel our resources for the benefit of our members, their businesses and the employers. EräViikingit launches the #TuePaikallista (#SupportYourLocal) campaign though which we offer our communication channels to companies free of charge. We also want to challenge our members and other sports clubs to share the messages of their local businesses, so that consumption can be directed to the businesses most in need, EräViikingit state in their press release.
EräViikingit asks local companies to be in direct contact, so that they can communicate about the services through the club’s digital platforms, or alternatively, if the company needs extra hands or manpower, the club can communicate that to the community. In addition to EräViikingit’s current partners, the club also strives to find companies that share the same values through social media, that it aims to bring forward during the campaign. EräViikingit’s digital platforms include: eraviikingit.fi website and the social media channels on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok (@eraviikingit) and YouTube.
Source and photo: EräViikingit