West Michigan is known for being a community of giving and generosity. Did you know there are over 3,000 nonprofits in West Michigan that rely on support from companies like you?

#GRgives on #GivingTuesday is asking local businesses like you to encourage to participate in a Grand Rapids-wide #GivingTuesday campaign on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

Learn more about the movement here.

Here are some ways you can join the movement.

Connect with #GRgives on Social Media

Like and follow #GRgives on social media.

Give on #GivingTuesday

Maybe you have nonprofit partners you normally give to. Maybe you’re looking to make a new connection.

Look online for all the nonprofits participating in #GivingTuesday. Make a financial contribution, or pledge time to volunteer.

Be creative!

  • Crowdsource a nonprofit partner (or partners!) through your employees or customers
  • Donate a portion of your revenue on Tuesday to a nonprofit
  • Give your employees money to donate to a cause of their choosing
  • Create something special, like a #GRgives cocktail or #GRgives massage, and donate the proceeds to a nonprofit

Show Your Support

Include these images with your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram posts.

Forward this page to your employees and other businesses, and encourage them to get involved.

Share with Your Social Networks

We’ve made it really easy for you to spread the word about #GRgives with your employees, customers colleagues, friends, family and networks on social media! Here are some sample social media posts for you to share:

(Remember to tag @GRgives in your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram posts, and use the official hashtag: #GRgives.)

Suggested Posts for Your Employees

This #GivingTuesday, I’m joining #GRgives by making a donation to [@NONPROFIT]. Learn how you can make an impact at GRgives.com.

This #GivingTuesday, my employer [@EMPLOYER] is supporting [@NONPROFIT] as part of #GRgives. Learn how you can join the movement at GRgives.com.

I really care about my community, so I’m getting involved with #GRgives on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Join the movement at GRgives.com.

Suggested Posts for Your Business

This #GivingTuesday, join us in supporting #GRgives.

This #GivingTuesday, join [@NAME OF COMPANY] in supporting [@NONPROFIT] for #GRgives. Learn more at GRgives.com.

At [@NAME OF EMPLOYER], we’re committed to giving back to the Grand Rapids community. Join the #GRgives movement by visiting GRgives.com.

We love our Grand Rapids community, so we’re giving back on #GivingTuesday through #GRgives. Learn more about the movement at GRgives.com.

Give back to the Grand Rapids community through #GRgives on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Learn more: GRgives.com

See also: GRgives for Individuals

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