19Nov

Being #Unselfie on #GivingTuesday

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#GivingTuesday inspires personal philanthropy and encourages bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season, showing that theworld truly gives as good as it gets. The third annual #GivingTuesday will take place on December 2, 2014.

Giving Tuesday

It works like this. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about how you are giving. Join and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity.

How do I plan to participate? Well, for one, I’ll be working at a non-profit and I’ll be shouting about my efforts and those of the people I work with, so stay tuned for actual photos and news from within.

In addition, I’ll be supporting a few initiatives I’m involved with and that are close to my heart: St. Jude, ONE, Shot at Life, Women in Prison, Every Mother Counts, Mothers & More and Mothers2Mothers.

I’ll also be giving food to the local Food Pantry, an all-volunteer coalition of community organizations, houses of worship, and concerned citizens dedicated to assisting local families who need food. They run a  food pantry that distributes a nutritional bag of groceries providing four days of meals, twice a month.

I will also be posting a Crowdriser campaign here on The Culture Mom.

What will YOU be doing on #GivingTuesday? 

Have you #UNselfie-d today?

It’s time to #UNselfie for #GivingTuesday! Upload YOUR #UNselfie to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and share why you are giving this year. Learn more in the#UNselfie toolkit.

Support the #GivingTuesday Thunderclap to let the world know how important giving is to you (and don’t forget to send it to your friends). It’s a simple way to share your Facebook or Twitter status with the #GivingTuesday movement on December 2.

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