#GivingTuesday (Conclusion)

December 2, 2021

National Day of Giving
#Giving Tuesday is a time to give!
November 30, 2021

What is the history of #GivingTuesday? Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 to encourage people to do good. Giving Tuesday was born and incubated at the 92nd Street Y and its Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact in New York City. GivingTuesday is now an independent nonprofit and a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. The initiative was the brainchild of Henry Timms at the 92nd Street Y in New York. The co-founding organization was the United Nations Foundation.

National Day of Giving encourages giving back. It takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. National Day Calendar says after we’ve spent the weekend shopping and looking for the best deals possible, this day reminds us to give to those less fortunate.

How To Observe
#GivingTuesday
GivingTuesday.org encourage you to show your generosity:

1. Give to the organizations that you love most – no amount is too little and non-profits need your support.
2. Support your local community fridge or pantry by volunteering or donating goods.
3. Help out small businesses by buying gift cards or writing an online review.
4. Combat loneliness by reaching out to a neighbor, relative, seniors or veterans.
5. Pay It Forward.
6. Use your voice to help others.
7. Volunteer virtually.
8. Show gratitude for essential workers.
9. Reach out to the elderly.
10. Post a message of hope on social media.

#GivingTuesday wants you to share on social media with the hashtag: #GivingTuesday and inspire others to give together! Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a neighbor, or showing up for an issue or people we care about, #GivingTuesday.org says we each have something to contribute. Identify your gifts, pick a cause that gets you fired up, and give back – not just for #GivingTuesday on November 30, 2021 but every day!

Sources:

• Wikipedia/Giving Tuesday at: www.Wikipedia.org.
• National Today at: www.nationaltoday.com/giving-Tuesday.
• National Day Calendar at: www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-day-of-giving-giving-tuesday-usually-follows-cyber-monday/ .
• GivingTuesday.org at: www.givingtuesday.org.

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