What is #GivingTuesday?
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable gifting season when many people make holiday and year-end gifts.
Learn more about the global movement here.
What is #GRgives on #GivingTuesday?
Founded in 2016, #GRgives on #GivingTuesday is a city-wide campaign to raise funds, find volunteers, and build awareness for nonprofits in the Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan area. Designed to create a local movement around #GivingTuesday, #GRgives helps nonprofits band together — promoting one resource for all to share their donation and volunteer opportunities, and one place for our community members to find all the ways they can give.
What is the goal of #GRgives?
The goal of #GRgives on #GivingTuesday is to celebrate generosity and encourage community members to donate their time, talent, or money to one of the over 3,000 nonprofits here in Grand Rapids.