Dec 1, 2015

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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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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 […]

 

 

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 […]

 

 

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 […]

 

 

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: