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#GivingTuesdayCLT 10th Anniversary Celebration

#GivingTuesdayCLT 10th Anniversary Celebration


On Giving Tuesday, 11/28 while generosity was being celebrated by 300+ communities around the world, here in Charlotte we were rocking our own celebration at Community Matters Cafe!

This year marks the 10th anniversary of #GivingTuesdayCLT which is  an unprecedented collaboration of hundreds of Charlotte nonprofits as well as corporations, local businesses, and individuals coming together through good.  On this single Tuesday over the past 9 years, #GivingTuesdayCLT has influenced more than $40M in value given to Charlotte nonprofits.

This year was EPIC, here are some highlights:

  • Over 250+ attendees 
  • Over 2 hours of Live interviews on Instagram hosted by Jason Harper from Queen City News with 60+ nonprofits interviewed back to back.
  • Lowe’s announced $575K in grants to Roof Above, Habitat for Humanity, For the Struggle Charlotte Family Housing, Freedom Communities, Do Greater Charlotte, Charlotte Rescue Mission, Rebuilding Together of Greater Charlotte and Charlotte ToolBank.
  • 300, $50 Lowe’s gift cards were given to nonprofits as a match for a $50 (or more) online donation through
  • Additional corporate gift contribution announcements from AT&T, North Carolina who gave to Do Greater Charlotte and The Dottie Rose Foundation to fund digital literacy training  and Humana who gave to the Frankie May Foundation to support their Memory Cafe.
  • 15 media interviews and podcasts with a variety of media partners including the Do Good Charlotte podcast, WBTV, WSOC, Spectrum News and others.
  • Sir Purr and Charlotte Panthers Foundation visited and gave a surprise check to SHARE Charlotte to support our work in helping the Charlotte nonprofit community.
  • Local celebrities such as former Panther player Johnathan Stewart and his wife Natalie Stewart

This day is a celebration of generosity and the dedication of our hundreds of local nonprofits who work tirelessly to make Charlotte a better community for everyone.

A huge thanks to our corporate partners who make this day possible, Lowe’s, Hendrick Family Foundation and Boingo Graphics.

Thank you to our photographer, Lindsay Kappius

nonprofit leaders pose


melissa gets surprised with a check from sir purr


Justin Stewart and wife pose with Janette
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