Dec 1, 2015


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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 […]



GivingTuesday: global celebration – grass roots impact!

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Dec. 1, 2015 was GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that began in 2012. With 71 countries involved, endorsements from President Barack Obama, Governor General David Johnston, Margaret Atwood, P.K. Subban, Michael J. Fox and countless other celebrities, this year was by far the biggest single day of giving ever. The movement showed particular growth […]



Great campaigns – GivingTuesday 2015!


There are special GivingTuesday activities happening at the National level as well as in communities across the country. Find out what’s happening in your location for GivingTuesday! Read below or browse the interactive partner map. Civic movements and groups: local movements are mobilizing in at least 24 cities from coast to coast. Halifax, Mississauga, Waterloo, […]



PayPal 1% matching is back!

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For December 2015, PayPal will match 1% of donations made to any registered charity through CanadaHelps when using a PayPal account. All donations between December 1st, 2015 and December 31st, 2015 made through CanadaHelps using a PayPal account are eligible for a PayPal 1% match. This includes donations made using one of your CanadaHelps Custom […]



Talk to your kids about giving for GivingTuesday


With the holidays just around the corner, Canadian families are gearing up for another season of spending and consuming. With so many advertising messages aimed at kids, it’s not easy for parents to make giving seem as great as receiving. But it is possible. In celebration of GivingTuesday, here are some tips to help teach children […]



10 Tips in 10 Minutes – Partnering with business

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Shannon Craig from offers a 10 minute primer on engaging business support for your GivingTuesday initiative. See the slides: 10 Tips in 10 Minutes for GivingTuesday – Partnering with Business from GivingTuesdayCa Check out our other 10 Tips Videos and Webinars.



How does business get behind GivingTuesday?


From small local retailers to giant multi-national brands, businesses are getting behind GivingTuesday in Canada and around the world. Check out some examples of great GivingTuesday activities: Sobey’s Sobey’s teamed up with Feed Nova Scotia, offering a matching program for donations received on GivingTuesday. Feed Nova Scotia received 20 times more donations compared to a typical day in December, […]



Start a movement

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Are you interested in starting a GivingTuesday movement in your community or for a group of non-profits? You can create a GivingTuesday profile for your movement on for free. Your group’s profile will be displayed on our site including a list of your movement’s partners. Organizations can join your movement right from your profile […]