Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving and is celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This day kicks off the charitable season and focuses on giving back during the end-of-year holiday season.@StBaldricks, @helphopeliveorg and @HSIGlobal received life changing donations this #GivingTuesday! See just how much generosity was spread on this special day.Tweet This!
This annual “Day of Giving” has helped to amplify the charitable message of the year-end. Last year Giving Tuesday saw a significant increase in donations, growing from $116 million in donations in 2015 to a whopping $177 million in 2016! That’s nearly a 50% increase!
We have compiled some of our favorite tweets from this year’s #GivingTuesday. Check them out below:
The railroaders at CSX deliver freight every day, but #TeamCSX also delivers a helping hand & goodwill in the communities where we operate. #GivingTuesday is a day to kick off the charitable season, focusing on holiday and end-of-year giving. Learn more https://t.co/GVJXPQ9kyJ pic.twitter.com/yGAfB8VY6c— CSX (@CSX) November 28, 2017
#teamGMCares focuses on volunteerism year round, but today employees are wrapping thousands of gifts and by the end of the week, they will be delivered to children by air sleigh. We call it Operation: Good Cheer. #GivingTuesday pic.twitter.com/O1ZvC1K1kk— General Motors (@GM) November 28, 2017
CyberGrants (@CyberGrants) CyberGrants has over 450 clients, including over half the Fortune 100, many whom execute #GivingTuesday programs. Between all of their companies, they processed nearly $7 million in employee giving on GivingTuesday in 2016!
At Exelon, we like to celebrate #GivingTuesday throughout the year. Giving back to the communities we serve is at the core of our business values. We are honored to share some of the ways our employees have made a difference in the lives of others. pic.twitter.com/pq6vDyHAL0— Exelon Corporation (@Exelon) November 28, 2017
Snow Leopard Trust (@snowleopards) was blown away by the generosity of supporters who donated 89,500 towards snow leopard conservation in just 24 hours! And the best part about it was, that money will be matched!
We're blown away by the generosity of our supporters! For #GivingTuesday, you donated $89,500 for snow leopard conservation in just 24 hours! And the best thing: all of it will be matched! Thank you so much to everyone who gave, shared posts, or helped in any other way! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/MmsVuR5E9V— Snow Leopard Trust (@snowleopards) November 29, 2017
Drum roll please... as of right now, the total raised by YOU during #GivingTuesday is over $95,000! We also received the anonymous match of $75K. That's over $170K to support the St. Baldrick's Foundation - Stand Up To Cancer Dream Team. Thank you for helping us reach our goal! pic.twitter.com/EgKYmHnWpa— St. Baldrick's (@StBaldricks) November 30, 2017
Thanks to YOU, 170+ dogs are heading for warm beds & loving families after a life of unimaginable suffering on a SK dog meat farm. Your generosity opened their cages, & for that, we are forever grateful! Thank you for giving your ❤️ to these dogs this #GivingTuesday pic.twitter.com/F2t6xoSzfV— Humane Society Int'l (@HSIGlobal) November 29, 2017
Help Hope Live (@helphopeliveorg) raised over 142,000 in just one day! This money will help people with unmet medical expenses due to organ and cell transplants or catastrophic injuries and illnesses.