United Way Invites You to Join the National #GivingTuesday Movement!
Get involved in change—not charity at
United Way of Susquehanna County-November 18, 2013 – United Way of Susquehanna County
is joining #GivingTuesday to inspire people to take action to improve their communities and give back to help create a better world for everyone. On December 3, 2013—the Tuesday after Thanksgiving—#GivingTuesday will once again leverage social media to create a national movement dedicated to giving, just as Black Friday and Cyber Monday have been positioned to be synonymous with holiday shopping.
#GivingTuesday began last year, harnessing the collective power of its partners—nonprofits, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in giving.
As the largest privately funded nonprofit in the U.S. and the world, United Way is asking donors, partners and volunteers that are part of the United Way movement around the world to join #GivingTuesday. Everyone can find a way to give .back—by giving, advocating, and volunteering.
Tom Chamberlain, United Way of Susquehanna County Campaign Chairman,
Is supportive of United Way’s partnership with #GivingTuesday—a day that will inspire people to get involved in creating lasting positive change in their communities.
“Giving Tuesday is a movement of more than 4,000 partners who are collectively redefining what it means to ‘give,’” said Stacey Stewart, U.S. President, United Way Worldwide. “It’s not just about money; it’s about time and influence too. We all can do something to make our communities stronger and more successful.”
“#GivingTuesday is a counter narrative to Black Friday and Cyber Monday because it reminds us that the spirit of the holiday giving season should be about community and not just consumerism,” said Kathy Calvin, CEO of the UN Foundation. “The most meaningful gift we can give our children, loved ones, friends and neighbors is the commitment to work together to help build a better world.”