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Canadians DO GOOD STUFF for GivingTuesday 2017!

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AN AMAZING 5TH YEAR!! November 28th, 2017 we celebrated the 5th annual GivingTuesday, THE global day of giving. We’re excited to report another record-breaking year, kick-starting the holiday giving season for Canadians and people around the world. In Canada, the day was celebrated by more than 6,000 partners, and millions of Canadians stepped-up to support their favourite […]

 

 

Great Campaigns for GivingTuesday 2017

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Partners are planning some really GOOD STUFF for GivingTuesday. There are creative and inspiring 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. Farmers Helping Farmers, PEI – On GivingTuesday, we are working with schools, women’s groups and rural […]

 

 

Over 6 million Canadians DO GOOD STUFF for GivingTuesday

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An estimated 6.2 million people in Canada did something to support their favourite cause for GivingTuesday in 2016. Whether donating money or volunteering valuable time and talent, participation continues to gain momentum. According to a survey carried out in December 2016 for GIV3, 22% of adults in Canada took part in GivingTuesday activities. Most participants made financial […]

 

 

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 […]

 

 

Webinar: Millennial Activation for Giving Tuesday

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MyEffect shares 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 and find new ways to give back to the causes they […]

 

 

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 […]

 

 

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 […]

 

 

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 […]

 

 

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 […]

 

 

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 […]