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Introduction to Social Media

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Is your organization new to social media? GivingTuesday is a great opportunity to try new ways of engaging your supporters and telling your story. To learn the basics of social media check out our Introduction to Social Media guide:

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 carri...

How does business get behind GivingTuesday?

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From multi-national brands to small local retailers, businesses are getting behind GivingTuesday in Canada and around the world. Check out these examples of great GivingTuesday activities: Gore Mutual this year is asking their community to nominate t...

Charity Toolkit

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The GivingTuesday charity toolkit is a great resource to help you get started with your own GivingTuesday campaign. See what the movement is about, get some tips and get involved - download the toolkit now: Charity Toolkit

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....

Toolkit for Retailers

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There are lots of ways that stores, retailers and restaurant owners can get involved. GivingTuesday is a great opportunity to do more for the causes you support and engage employees, customers and your community.

Great campaigns and events: GivingTuesday 2019!

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Check out some amazingly GOOD STUFF that’s happing for GivingTuesday this year. You can also browse the interactive partner map to see what's going on in your area. These are just a few of the creative and inspiring activities taking place across th...

Goal Setting For GivingTuesday

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Why set a goal for your GivingTuesday campaign? Because...successful GivingTuesday campaigns have a goal! Our research shows that organizations that set a goal are far more likely to succeed. Without this your campaign may lack focus and direction....

Community Leaders' Summit

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Since its launch in 2013, the GivingTuesday movement has grown in awareness, participation and impact. Much of the success of GivingTuesday is due to a distributed model where leaders in countries and communities around the world step up to organize...

Toolkit for Businesses

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The GivingTuesday Toolkit for Businesses has tips and resources for companies, local businesses, companies and brands. Get your company involved or engage businesses that support your charity. Get the toolkit.

Campaign Planner Workbook

Want a little help planning your GivingTuesday Campaign? Our NEW GivingTuesday Planner walks you through the key stages of getting your campaign ready. Get the workbook: This resource was created with support from Meridian, a partner of GivingTuesda...

Get the Civic Toolkit

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The GivingTuesday Civic Toolkit is a resource and guide for anyone who wants to get a GivingTuesday movement started in their community (whether it’s a small town or a big city). It’s for charities, schools, community organizations and individuals wh...

Home Depot Canada is Tackling Youth Homelessness

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The Orange Door Project is The Home Depot Canada Foundation’s response to one of the most urgent social issues facing Canadians today – youth homelessness. From Dec 3-22, customers can donate $2 at the checkout in their local store or on OrangeDoor...

For GivingTuesday - why not give your time to a senior?

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Contribution by: Sally Writes There are almost 6 million seniors in Canada - a figure that now outnumbers the young. As healthcare improves and life expectancy increases, we have become an aging population. It is very easy to be complacent about gro...

Get Law Firms Involved in #GivingTuesdayCa Movement

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This resource is designed to engage law firms in your community, along with their clients, to support your local GivingTuesday movement. Share this one-page introduction to get them involved in a global campaign – it’s good for business! GivingTuesd...

Faith Based Organizations Toolkit

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GivingTuesday highlights a way of living that many religious Canadians embrace as a core practice: generosity! Our Faith Based Organizations Toolkit will help you engage and empower your community, members, parishioners, staff and volunteers to parti...

O Canada! Thanks for your generosity!

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Canadians are known around the world for being kind and lending a helping hand to people in need. In June, GIV3 and our partners at CanadaHelps called on Canadians to celebrate the 5th annual Great Canadian Giving Challenge, a national contest that g...

Millions of Canadians DO GOOD STUFF for GivingTuesday 2018

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November 27th was no ordinary day. From coast-to-coast-to-coast, millions of Canadians rallied together to donate, fundraise, volunteer and other good stuff, in celebration of #GivingTuesdayCa. DONATIONS CONTINUE TO GROW Once again, GivingTuesday sa...

Great events: GivingTuesday 2018!

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GivingTuesday partners have some really GOOD STUFF in the works this year. Check out the interactive partner map to see what's happening in your area. Here are just a few of the creative and inspiring activities taking place across the country. Shelt...

GivingTuesday Comms Guide

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In this guide, you will find an overview of the communications best practices for a successful GivingTuesday. In this guide, you will find: Key messages Campaign assets Media & PR tips Planning guide Links to our other comms resources Check it...

Behind the Scenes with Amanda Burrows, #VanGives

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This post from GivingTuesday.org is part of a new series to profile some of the exceptional leaders driving #GivingTuesday movements in their countries and cities around the world. We hope that this series will inspire prospective leaders, connect an...

Canadians DO GOOD STUFF - GivingTuesday 2017 highlights!

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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....

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 encourage...

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 generation...

GivingTuesday: What the data say

Are you on the fence about GivingTuesday? 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...

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 in...

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 pack...

Giving Back to Dementia Patients for GivingTuesday

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photo by JD Mason 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...

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 D...