Follow Philadelphia Flyers' Defenseman Matt Carle on Twitter For Charity

Dominic PerilliContributor IIIFebruary 4, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 25:  Matt Carle #25 of the Philadelphia Flyers waits during warmups before an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Wells Fargo Center on January 25, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
Paul Bereswill/Getty Images

Twitter is a very powerful tool that, if used correctly, could provide a lot of benefits for celebrities and professional athletes.

Oftentimes, celebs and other A-listers have hundreds of thousands if not millions of followers on Twitter; many like to advertise products for sponsorships, but then there are those select few who like to help out the less fortunate through the social media giant.

Philadelphia Flyers’ defenseman Matt Carle took to Twitter to help out the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

If Carle can acquire 10,000 followers by the end of the regular season (April 9th for the Flyers), he will donate $10,000 to CHOP.

A lot of you have Twitter and it only takes a few seconds to potentially help out thousands. So even if you’re a Flyers fan or not, head over to Carle’s page and help out!

As of right now, Carle has around 4,000 followers!