#GivingTuesdayCLT is a big deal, and this year the goal is to inspire 1,076,837 acts of good - one act for every estimated resident of Mecklenburg County!
#GivingTuesdayCLT, Charlotte’s local response to the global #GivingTuesday movement, begins today! In just four years this celebration of CLT philanthropy has influenced nearly $20M in gifts to Charlotte nonprofits and inspired more than 11,000 new donors. #GivingTuesdayCLT was the largest global community-wide campaign in 2016, and we are ready to lead the charge again this year - with your help.
With over 150 countries around the world celebrating this global day of giving, there is no way to ignore all the GOOD going on, and why would you? After all it is YOU - yes you, you #EverydayPhilanthropist who is reading this blog- it’s YOU who can make a difference this #GivingTuesdayCLT.
How? We are glad you asked…
- Give! Choose from a variety of traditional and non-traditional ways to give back to the Queen City. Visit GivingTuesdayCLT.org today through Nov 27 to support your favorite local nonprofit or cause.
- Check out this guide to 8 Days of Ways to Give for information about how you can do GOOD in a different, unique way each day (such as having a beer at a participating brewery, taking a SkillPop class or shopping local at South End Small Business Saturday.
- Do GOOD when you join us at the #GivingTuesdayCLT World Headquarters (aka Wells Fargo Atrium) on the big day of #GivingTuesday (Nov 27).
- SHARE GOOD by simply letting your friends, family and colleagues know about #GivingTuesdayCLT- help us spread the word. It’s as easy as following us on social media and liking or sharing our content!
Do you live or work just across the North Carolina/South Carolina border and also want to support GOOD in York County? Check out YorkCountyGives.org!
Everyone in our community can be a part of this global movement by giving local, and giving GOOD is better, together.