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October 3, 2017

Help Prevent Dementia – Volunteer on GivingTuesday!

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Dementia is a growing problem among aging populations. In Canada alone, there are an estimated 500,000 dementia patients. As we learn more about the causes of dementia and other age-related illnesses, middle aged and older people are being encouraged to take preventative action. There is a growing body of research suggesting that giving and volunteering can […]

September 26, 2017

Webinar: Millennial Activation for Giving Tuesday

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October 3, 1pm ET – Join MyEffect for a free webinar to discuss strategies to recruit and engage volunteers from the next generation. We are no longer in an era where donations are the only way to make a difference – nor is it the preferred among Millennials. Experience driven, younger generations are opting to volunteer […]

September 25, 2017

GivingTuesday: What the data say

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Are you on the fence about GivingTuesday? With November 28th coming soon, the buzz about GivingTuesday is growing. It’s a critical time, and your team has a full plate. Is GivingTuesday worth it? The data is clear…Yes! GivingTuesday started with a simple idea – to be a counterpoint to the consumerism of Black Friday and […]

September 7, 2017

GivingTuesday Intro for Chambers of Commerce

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Here’s another resource to help you engage businesses in your community for GivingTuesday. If you’re organizing a local movement, want to rally support from companies, or would like to help them get the most out of GivingTuesday, here’s a one-page introduction you can share. For lots of other resources, including ideas and case studies, check […]

August 28, 2017

Holy Name of Mary College School supports GivingTuesday

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Holy Name of Mary College School (HNMCS), an independent all-girls’ school in Mississauga, Ontario, is committed to paying it forward. On GivingTuesday in 2016, the students spent more than 1,200 hours in community service. In a single day, they packed a shipping container with food for a developing country, served more than 100 meals, and […]

July 10, 2017

Over $9.9 million donated with the Great Canadian Giving Challenge!

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The results of the third annual Great Canadian Giving Challenge are in – it’s another amazing year! As many charities well know, summer months often mean a drop in donations.  This year, Canadians from coast to coast to coast helped change this trend by donating to enter their favourite charity in a draw to win $10,000! Every […]

May 23, 2017

Giving Back to Dementia Patients for GivingTuesday

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The holidays are a joyful time of the year filled with decorative shop windows, lit festive trees, and overall wonder and cheer. We all look forward to the season where we can simply be together with our families. Yet, for those who are living with dementia, the holidays can be a stressful and emotional time […]

March 6, 2017

Case study – PriceMetrix Toronto

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We have an active Community Partnership Team and we used GivingTuesday as a platform to promote our mission and the impact that we have made over the past 10 years. For GivingTuesday we had 2 specific objectives: 1) raise $1,000 from employees by December 16, and 2) encourage each employee to volunteer their time and […]

December 10, 2016

GivingTuesday impact – 2016 Highlights!

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ANOTHER RECORD-BREAKING YEAR November 29th, 2016 was GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that began in 2012. We’re happy to report that 2016 was another record-breaking year, kick starting the holiday giving season for Canadians across the country. In Canada, the day was celebrated by more than 5,700 partners, and Canadians flocked to support causes […]

December 7, 2016

2016 Highlights – Infographic

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GivingTuesday continues to break records. Once again Canadians answered the call for the biggest ever global day of giving. You can read more about the results here. Check out some highlights:

December 6, 2016

#GivingTuesdayCa roundup

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It was another big year on social media for GivingTuesday in Canada. Our partners created an amazing amount of new and compelling content and along with their supporters, shared by the thousands. Check out some of these highlights compiled by GivingTuesday Canada founding partner, CanadaHelps:   [View the story “#GivingTuesdayCA 2016″ on Storify]

November 29, 2016

Interac retweet campaign for United Way

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Interac has announced they are donating $1 to United Way Canada for every retweet of their #GivingTuesdayCa tweet on November 29, 2016 up to $10,000. Every retweet on the tweet below triggers another $1 donation.   We're proud to support @UWCCanada for #GivingTuesdayCa. We're donating $1 for every RT today up to $10K! pic.twitter.com/EPtklPRCyU — […]

November 22, 2016

Press Release Template

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We get lots of media requests every year from outlets who want to know what’s happening for GivingTuesday. This is a great opportunity to tell your organization’s story. Tell local and national news outlets about your GivingTuesday activity in the week before the big day. Need some help? Use this Press Release Template and adapt […]

November 20, 2016

The PayPal 1% match is back again!

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From GivingTuesday, November 29 and throughout December 2016, PayPal will match 1% of donations made to any registered charity through CanadaHelps when using a PayPal account. All donations between November 29th and December 31st, 2016 made through CanadaHelps using a PayPal account are eligible for a PayPal 1% match. This includes donations made using one of […]

November 18, 2016

Great Campaigns for GivingTuesday 2016!

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There are creative and inspiring GivingTuesday activities happening in communities across the country. Find out what’s happening in your area – have a look below or browse the interactive partner map. PayPal: once again for GivingTuesday, PayPal is launching a 1% match for all donations on CanadaHelps.org from November 29th st to December 31st. Check it […]

October 31, 2016

Webinar – Get Active for GivingTuesday: Last Minute Tips and Ideas

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  Over the past few years, GivingTuesday has become one of the world’s most important days for fundraising around the world. Even if you don’t fundraise on GivingTuesday, it’s a great opportunity to raise your profile and shine a light on the amazing work you do. Presenter Lys Hugessen, from the GivingTuesday Canada organizing team, […]

October 28, 2016

United Way Centraide Toolkit

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The toolkit for United Ways and Centraides offers tips and ideas for using GivingTuesday to support your year-end campaign and more. Get the toolkit:  

October 25, 2016

Webinar – Mobile Giving Best Practices

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When you launch your GivingTuesday campaign, at least 70% of your donors will read your donation request on their smartphone. But we know that most donors don’t donate from their smartphones. So what does that mean for your campaign, and how can you get the most from your mobile donors this GivingTuesday? In this webinar, […]

October 9, 2016

Is the Smartphone killing philanthropy?

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SMARTPHONES CAUSED U.S. NONPROFITS TO LOSE $6.5 BILLION IN 2015 IN LOST DONATIONS. A CALL FOR NON-PROFIT TECHNOLOGY TO CATCH UP TO THE MOBILE REVOLUTION. by Jonathan Ben-Dor, CEO of PocketCause Ltd. Every year, countries compete for the title of world’s second most generous country. One year it’s the UK, donating 0.6% of GDP, another […]


Mobile Giving Foundation Canada Gives Back

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by Audrey Tétreault, Advisor, Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGFC) As a Founding Partner of GivingTuesday Canada, Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGFC) is giving back to the charitable sector by waiving text-to-donate campaign fees for the months of November and December. This offer specifically applies to new campaign activations that occur between November 1st to 29th, 2016. […]