Dec 1, 2015


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


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 […]



Giving Back to Dementia Patients for GivingTuesday


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 […]



Case study – PriceMetrix Toronto


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 […]



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 […]



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:



#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]



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! — […]



Press Release Template


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 […]



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 […]



Great Campaigns for GivingTuesday 2016!


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 from November 29th st to December 31st. Check it […]