Great events: GivingTuesday 2018!

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.

Shelter Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS - Nov 27, 9:30am – 5pm at Scotia Square community celebration. Get GivingTuesday swag and buy A Night's Rest card in a loved one’s name to secure a shelter spot for a person in need. Contact

Family Centre/North Community Food Centre, Dartmouth NS - 10am- 12:00 noon GivingTuesday celebration brunch, local celebrities, launch of Good Food Matters $20,000 matching campaign. 6 Primrose St, Unit 140.

Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (CWRC), Halifax NS - Nov 27, 10am-12pm meet ZEUS the HAWK! Drop by Argyle Fine Art, 1559 Barrington Street, to see a Red-tailed hawk and buy a gift that keeps the LIFE in wildlife.

United Way, Colchester County NS - GivingGratitudeTuesday our donor teams will be visiting Community Partners in our neighbourhoods all day to celebrate.

CATAPULT, Halifax NS - Nov 27, 500 high school students across Nova Scotia will participate in Random Acts of Kindness, from buying coffee for a stranger to fundraising for charities.

Centre Action, Montreal QC - Nov 27, 10-11:30am event outside 2214 Dollard ave, at Lasalle Boul. Celebrating 20 years - Giving thanks, coffee and GivingTuesday swag to our many local donors, and supporters. The public, members, staff, board and volunteers all welcome!! Contact

West Island Community Shares, Pointe Claire QC - Nov 27 is EatoutTuesday! Visit a participating restaurant and proceeds will benefit WICS.

GivingTuesday Ottawa and Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Assoc, Ottawa ON - Nov 27, 9:30am celebration with mayor Jim Watson and multiple charities. Ottawa City Hall Heritage Building, 110 Laurier Avenue West, 2nd Floor. Contact

Ottawa Therapy Dogs, Ottawa ON - Nov 27, 9:30am one of our therapy dogs will join the Ottawa Gives proclamation at city hall. And, Cedarview Animal Hospital is offering a $5k matching program to support the therapy dogs.

Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health, Ottawa ON - Nov 27 register a team or join Team 2019 Royal Awesome Superstars and get $5 off  with coupon code GIVINGTUESDAY - and $10 from every registration is donated to the women’s mental health program at The Royal.

Centennial College, Scarborough ON - Nov 27, all day kindness celebration, Student Association Centre. 9am free breakfast, 10am Tim's gift cards, cookiegrams to raise $ for scholarships, and GivingTuesday movie night. Contact

Autism Speaks Canada, Toronto ON - Nov 27th FUNFILLMENT event, volunteers along with Samsung representatives, will sort and wrap 500 tablets to be gifted to local families and organizations. 2450 Victoria Park Ave. Contact

Fred Victor, Toronto ON -  Nov 27, 11am-1pm Ignite Change celebration, in Dundas Square, handing out 300 pairs of socks, candles cards and GivingTuesday swag, raising awareness for homelessness in Toronto. Contact

Hockey 4 Youth/Let Kids Play Foundation, Toronto ON - Nov 27-28 9am to 9am - 24 hours of hockey event with Ryerson University, promoting access to hockey for new Canadian youth. Mattamy Athletic Centre Ice Rink 50 Carlton St. Contact

Canadian Blood Services, Mississauga ON - Nov 27, seeking 63 donors to roll up their sleeves and give the gift of life at their Heartland Blood Donor Clinic, 765 Britannia Road West, Unit 2. Register now.

University of Toronto Mississauga ON - Nov 27, Giving Stations with departments and student groups promoting their cause/vision across campus 3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga. Learn more.

The Shoebox Project, Mississauga ON - Nov 27, partnered with ALEX AND ANI at Square One (100 City Centre Drive, Mississauga).15% of sales from most items sold between 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Nov 27 will support Shoebox Mississauga chapter. Learn more.

The Riverwood Conservancy and Boston Pizza, Mississauga ON- Nov 27, 5-9pm (2915 Eglinton Avenue West) fundraiser event. A portion of profits will go directly to Riverwood. Learn more.

Gore Mutual, Cambridge ON - donating $40,000 to charities! Asking partners, staff, customers and the public to name a charity that’s important to them using #GivingTuesdayCa #GoreMutual. On Nov 27, 6 charities will receive $5,000 each!

United Way, Kawartha Lakes ON - turning 30,000 sqft of unused land into a community garden, to supply produce for Good Food Box, Meals on Wheels, food banks, and more.

Habitat for Humanity, Windsor-Essex ON - Nov 27, 3-7 pm Habitat is giving back! We have adopted the Blood Donor Clinic at 3909 Grand Marais Rd E. - looking for 50 participants to donate life-saving blood.

Community Living North Bay ON - Nov 27, collecting new socks, mitts, hats and scarves for the North Bay Transition House and the Warming Centre. Check out drop off locations - $5 + a pair of mitts/socks buys you a delicious lunch at the Home Style Cafe!

Make Music Matter and Graffiti Gallery, Winnipeg MB - Nov 27,  6 - 9 pm at the Graffiti Gallery, 109 Higgins Av. Portraits of Healing in Harmony, a multi-media presentation for Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Recycling Council of Alberta, Edmonton AB - #giveacrap event, collecting gently used clothing, housewares, toys, textiles for Goodwill, Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, Diabetes Canada, and others. Collection sites at Goodwill Centre and Salvation Army stores. Contact

Fresh Start Recovery Centre and GivingTuesday YYC, Calgary AB - Nov 27, 8-9:30am pep rally event, local charities and community leaders will meet to celebrate Mayor Naheed Nenshi's proclamation of GivingTuesday, 411 - 41 Ave NE.

Giving Tuesday Okanagan BC - Nov 27, we will gather charities, non-profits, business and media to proclaim and celebrate GivingTuesday. 11am City Hall Penticton and Kelowna and 12 noon City Hall in Vernon. All welcome!

Langley Chamber of Commerce, Langley BC - asking local businesses to ADOPT A CHARITY for #LangleyGives! On Nov 24 and 25th, 11am-4pm, join us for a photo with Santa and Mrs Claus at the Bloom Market, 9167 Glover Road.

Capilano University Foundation, North Vancouver, BC - Nov 27, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Grab N' Give event, a chance to grab prizes and give back for  #CapUGivingTuesday, Learning Commons 2055 Purcell Way, North Van. Contact

Squamish Helping Hands Society and Cutting Barriers Employment and Training Association, Squamish BC - starting Nov 27 we are collecting warm coats, gloves, toques, rain gear, new underwear, socks, thermal underwear, toiletries, and boots. Donation boxes will be set up at various businesses around Squamish.

Youth Mental Health Canada - Nov 27 is #GivingToolsDay, to “Make Hope Happen” by creating youth mental wellness tools for students: student #UNSELFIE campaign to help normalize the conversation about mental health and wellness.

WIN $2,500 FOR YOUR FAVOURITE CHARITY FROM CANADAHELPS.ORG - Take the CanadaHelps pledge and nominate a charity for a chance to win - enter here by Nov 26th.

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