Americans will choose their new president on November 3. The stakes are high for many charities threatened by certain policies. That's why, many of them, like Feeding America or Planned Parenthood, are taking to Twitter to rally and encourage adult citizens to register to vote.
"Ending hunger starts with your vote," tweeted Feeding America. "You can help the millions of kids, seniors, and families who face hunger in America have the resources they need to keep food on the table," added the organization.
Six weeks before the crucial ballot, a countless number of organizations are rallying voters online; this call for action is unprecedented, according to Forbes.
Ending hunger starts with your vote. You can help the millions of kids, seniors, and families who face hunger in America have the resources they need to keep food on the table. #NationalVoterRegistrationDay— Feeding America (@FeedingAmerica) September 22, 2020
Register to vote & help end hunger: https://t.co/qA1WWIGaFl pic.twitter.com/KpCoCkGUPU
1 in 4 people aren't registered to vote ! We're sure you'll agree with us when we say that number is TOO HIGH. If you are not yet registered, what are you waiting for? It only takes 2 minutes! Visit https://t.co/fN81uBZ9Mr and get #VoteReady TODAY! #NationalVoterRegistrationDay pic.twitter.com/3pe0yh6bQ1— Boys & Girls Clubs (@BGCA_Clubs) September 22, 2020
Other non-profit organizations like The Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Goodwill Industries, United Way and Planned Parenthood posted motivating messages on Twitter on September 22, National Voter Registration Day in the US, as the fourth Tuesday of the month.
Their goal is to encourage citizens who haven't registered to vote to do so. Organizations like Planned Parenthood, who support African American and Latinx communities, are directly threatened by Donald Trump's policies.
It's National Voter Registration Day! And more than ever, this election year is too important to pass up. So grab your squad and get registered to #ShoutYourVote this November at our Outvote Ballot Boss party TONIGHT. Register for the event at: https://t.co/nlyBPTLEGX #BallotBoss pic.twitter.com/yRhWfbcMol— Planned Parenthood (@PPFA) September 22, 2020
Only 55.6% of eligible American adult voters cast their ballot during the 2016 election, according to The United States Elections Project. The percentage of voters was 54.9% in 2012, however 57.1% voted during the first Barack Obama candidacy in 2008.