#GivingTuesdayCLT Invites Charlotte to Do Good this Giving Season
Charlotte celebrates six years of #GivingTuesdayCLT!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2019
(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) - Tomorrow (Dec 3) is #GivingTuesdayCLT, Charlotte’s local celebration of the global GivingTuesday movement. Presented for a fourth consecutive year by Wells Fargo, #GivingTuesdayCLT invites Charlotteans to come together and give back to the Mecklenburg County nonprofit community and support local, social good. Want to join the movement and give now? Head over to GivingTuesdayCLT.org!
We are so excited to have our friends from AvidXchange on board as an Official Partner of this year's #GivingTuesdayCLT! Learn more about the ways that AvidXchange does GOOD for CLT year round through their foundation and how they support the lives of youth in CLT in this quick Q&A with Michael Praeger, CEO and Co-founder of AvidXchange:
Why did AvidXchange decide to sponsor #GivingTuesdayCLT this year?
Sponsoring #GivingTuesdayCLT and working with SHARE Charlotte is a great way support all the nonprofits in our community. What’s more is that GivingTuesday is a global movement so all of our locations can participate as a company-wide initiative.
Google Fiber has supported #GivingTuesdayCLT for the past four years and we are so grateful to have them on board again for their fifth year as an Official Partner! To learn more about Google Fiber and how they give GOOD to CLT in addition to amplifying #GivingTuesdayCLT, read this quick Q & A with Government and Community Affairs Manager for Google Fiber, Jess George:
Why did Google Fiber decide to sponsor #GivingTuesdayCLT again this year?
The Amy and Brian France Foundation and Silver Falcon Capital, led by Brian France, are excited to begin more formally investing in Charlotte's local nonprofit community. #GivingTuesdayCLT is their first official Charlotte nonprofit investment and SHARE Charlotte is thrilled to intentionally plug them into a movement that benefits hundreds of local nonprofits as their first engagement. Check out this quick Q & A with Brian France:
1. Your foundation is new to Charlotte, what do you want our community to know about how you will be investing in Charlotte nonprofits and why?
More than likely, you've shopped at a Lowe's Home Improvement, and while they are top of mind for DIY projects and all of your household needs, there is so much more to this company than their brick and morter locations that keep your projects moving forward. Lowe's does an incredible amount of GOOD for the Charlotte community and we couldn't wait to SHARE with you the ways that they help to build a stronger Charlotte in addition to their support of #GivingTuesdayCLT. Check out this quick Q & A to learn more:
We recently learned that Lowe’s has updated its community focus areas, zeroing in on safe, affordable housing and skilled trades. Why these areas of focus?
We are so grateful to have Spiracle Media on board as an Official Partner of #GivingTuesdayCLT for a second year in a row! This video content agency was built in 2011 with one purpsoe: to tell stories. And through their artful storytelling, they have been given back greatly to Charlotte's nonprofit community by giving a voice to many causes and organizations for the past eight years. Read more about Spiracle Media and how they use their craft for GOOD in this quick Q & A with Co-Founder and CEO, Tim Baier.
1. Why did Spiracle decide to sponsor #GivingTuesdayCLT again this year?
The main motivation for starting Spiracle Media was because we didn’t want to leave Charlotte and now that we are in the position to make an impact we want to partner with organizations making meaningful change. Where else could you connect in to help 400+ organizations in our community?
Hendrick Automotive Group is not new to local, social GOOD. In fact, did you know that this generous company has a dedicated corporate social responsibility program called Hendrick Cares? Read more about Hendrick Cares and Hendrick Automotive Group's commitment to stengthening and supporting our local nonprofit community below in this quick Q & A with Hendrick's Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Chrissy Eubanks.
Why did Hendrick Automotive Group decide to partner with SHARE Charlotte for #GivingTuesdayCLT again this year?
Our friends at Wells Fargo have been the presenting partner of #GivingTuesdayCLT for the past three years, and as we come up on year fourth on December 3rd, we are so excited to SHARE with CLT all of the other ways that Wells Fargo does GOOD for the local nonprofit community.
Check out the following Q & A with responses provided by Wells Fargo Charlotte Regional President, Kendall Alley.
SHAREable: 8 Ways to Do GOOD Over Thanksgiving Weekend!
Looking for a GOOD activity for you and your family to do together this Thanksgiving weekend?
Or have a little extra time to spare while offices are closed and your turkey is roasting?
Give a local nonprofit reason to be thankful for YOU this Thanksgiving when you attend one of these festive events or volunteer opportunities hosted by SHARE Charlotte nonprofit partners this holiday season:
Ever been invited to do something with over one million other people? Consider this your formal invitation! Support your favorite Mecklenburg County nonprofit or cause and give back locally on #GivingTuesdayCLT (Tuesday, Dec. 3rd) and join your greater Charlotte area neighbors as we give together as part of the largest global giving movement in history, GivingTuesday.
We just observed Veterans Day across the United States, but for the Charlotte-based team at Veterans Bridge Home, the work continues every day—and it's the best kind of work they could ask for.
Veterans Bridge Home is on a mission to build stronger communities, one Veteran at a time. And in a city with more than 150,000 Veterans, the nonprofit has plenty to do. Through a network of partners, the organization helps Veterans navigate employment, create social connections, and settle their families.
But it's not just Veterans who benefit—the entire Charlotte community gets better when Veterans make a successful transition from military to civilian life. Just ask Nick Maglosky, CEO of Charlotte-based ecommerce software provider Ecomdash.
Bailey has overcome more in 11 years than most people face in a lifetime. Born prematurely at 28 weeks, Bailey spent the first two years of her life in the neonatal intensive care unit. Her left arm was amputated when she was 26 days old. She lives with autism and is non-verbal.
Now in her first year of middle school, Bailey and her mom, a U.S. Navy Veteran, have persevered to overcome some serious challenges. Needless to say, a family vacation wasn't in the cards for this family.
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We have so much great news to share from our nonprofit partners about their amazing work. But, we'd love to hear from you. Let us know if you have stories you'd like to tell and we'll make you a guest blogger!!