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Giving Tuesday

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Have you noticed that Black Friday and Cyber Monday have now morphed together? And they now start the entire week before Thanksgiving? Some stores are even open on Thanksgiving Day now!

I’m not really complaining. I love a good deal. And shopping has always been one of my favorite pastimes.

But even I realize the irony. On the very day set aside to be thankful for what we already have, we are making plans to buy more.

Perhaps that’s why Giving Tuesday debuted two years ago. It’s a global initiative encouraging others to give back.

Southwest Airlines Celebrates #GivingTuesday by Donating $25,000

Southwest Airlines participates in global giving back holiday with donations benefitting 10 nonprofit organizations
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DALLAS­, December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced a $25,000 donation to 10 nonprofit organizations in honor of #GivingTuesday, a global holiday dedicated to giving back.

AMWAY: Giving Tuesday and #Powerof5

Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to generosity and giving back.
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In recent days you’ve heard all about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.

But we want to highlight another significant day: Giving Tuesday. Founded in 2012 through a partnership between the 92nd Street Y in New York City and the United Nations Foundation, Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to generosity and giving back.

Lilly: Giving Tuesday Gives You Chance to Make an Impact

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Today is Giving Tuesday, which signifies an opportunity for us to give back to the causes that are important to us as a company and as individuals. The good news: GlobalGiving offers Lilly employees—and you—a chance to make a global impact.
 

Versaic Teams With Family Dollar To Support #GivingTuesday

Combined Effort Delivers Supplies to Support Literacy Program and Basic Needs at Local School
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San Mateo, CA, December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Versaic partnered with client Family Dollar to support Giving Tuesday, the global day of giving back held today. The two companies provided vital school supplies to support the Belle Haven School in Menlo Park, CA. The donations from Versaic and Family Dollar included book bags to support the school’s literacy program, sports equipment as well as classroom essentials such as art supplies.

How to Turn Black Friday & Cyber Monday Shopping into an Act of Giving

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#GivingTuesday is just weeks away, but before that, Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday shopping will take place first.  In 2013, consumers spent $1.20 billion online on Black Friday and $2.29 billion on Cyber Monday, with 2014 online shopping sales expected to grow by 15 to 28 percent.

Is Your Company Running a “Healthy” Food Drive?

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Each year, millions of food drives are run to support more than 50,000 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other organizations in the United States.  And many of these food drives are held by companies as a way to engage employees in their workplace giving programs.  But how much are those food drives really helping and are we running them as well as we could be?

CECP Announces Distinguished Selection Committee for 2015 Excellence Awards

Twelve Cross-Sector Leaders to Provide Insight to Promote Corporate Social Engagement Programs
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New York, NY, August 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CECP announces its 2014-2015 Selection Committee of esteemed leaders from the corporate, nonprofit, consulting, media, and academic communities, who will bring their significant expertise to the 2015 CECP Excellence Awards selection process.

7 Ways to Leverage Your Company’s Social Responsibility Initiatives With #GivingTuesday

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Every company has different social responsibility (CSR) objectives, but the primary motive is the same: create a positive impact on society while doing business. This motive is right in line with the philosophy behind #GivingTuesday, a worldwide movement promoting giving, in which more than 10,000 organizations in 46 countries participated last year.

#GivingTuesday Harnesses Social Media and “Selfies” to Promote Holiday Donations

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The term "shop till you drop" is never more fitting than during the holidays. But fast on the heels of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday is a new movement that's gaining traction.

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