GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

A Global Generosity Movement | December 01, 2020

Giving Tuesday is December 1, 2020... Are you with us?

Black Friday. Small Business Saturday. Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday.

Please join us this December 1 as we make an impact on the people in our community with mental health needs & developmental disabilities. We couldn't be more thankful for your shares & gifts!!    

Join CRi & philanthropists around the world on December 1, 2020 as we kick off the season of giving by dedicating one whole day to making the world a better place.

If you could help only one person this year, who would you choose? What if you didn't have to choose? When you combine the power of your gift with the gifts of others, thousands of local people are helped, and the entire community is strengthened. 

                     We're in the game. Are you? Join CRi & make your gift today!

👉👉Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a neighbor or stranger out, showing up for an issue or people we care about, or giving some of what we have to those who need our help, every act of generosity counts and everyone has something to give.

 A gift on #GivingTuesday will provide immediate support that improves the quality of life for people in your community who need it most. There is no greater gift than love, & we are more than thankful to have you as part of our CRi family 🙌

👉👉Take an UNselfie! – Giving back doesn’t have to mean money! #UNselfie The #UNselfie, or the selfless selfie, is a powerful way to show how and why you give back to CRi. Here's 3 quick steps to becoming an #UNselfie master:

1.     Take a “selfie” with a caption or use our template (attached, print-ready) to explain how or why you and/or your friends are giving to CRi (Example: “I give to CRi because they make a difference in my community.”).

2.     Add the hashtags #UNselfie, #MyCRiStory, & #GivingTuesday to spread awareness.

3.     Post it to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat - share far and wide & get your friends to join you! 

Download our #UNselfie template HERE!

Ways to get involved:

1. Make a donation to the campaign
2. Share the campaign on your personal social media pages
3. Create your OWN Giving Tuesday fundraiser for CRi on Facebook, HERE!

Participate in Giving Tuesday - Make your gift HERE!

📈For more information on #GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement & day of giving, visit the official Giving Tuesday website at givingtuesday.org!  

For the cost of a coconut milk cold brew you'd snag on the way to work, you can give a neighbor in your community, like Kenneth*, pictured here 👆, opportunities at choice, respect & independence.

Contact ajohn@mycri.org to join our Monthly Giving Circle & start making immediate impact today!

*name has been changed to protect privacy


Giving Tuesday FAQs 

When is Giving Tuesday? December 1, 2020

What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that unleashes the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. Giving Tuesday strives to build a world in which the catalytic power of generosity is at the heart of the society we build together, unlocking dignity, opportunity, and equity around the globe. Giving Tuesday’s global network collaborates year-round to inspire generosity around the world, with a common mission to build a world where generosity is part of everyday life. 

How big is Giving Tuesday? With activity happening on every country on earth, GivingTuesday is the biggest generosity movement of all time. There are over 200 local GivingTuesday movements happening in the United States and 60 country campaigns. In just seven years, the GivingTuesday movement has raised more than $1 billion online in the U.S. alone. 

When is Giving Tuesday? GivingTuesday is held annually the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The next GivingTuesday is on December 1, 2020. It is held on the same day in most participating countries in the world. 

How did Giving Tuesday start? GivingTuesday was launched in 2012 during what at the time felt like unprecedented disruption in global politics and the global economy. 

 Who can participate in Giving Tuesday? Everyone! GivingTuesday has been built by a broad coalition of partners, including individuals, families, nonprofits, schools, religious organizations, small businesses and corporations. There are people and organizations participating in GivingTuesday in every country in the world. Participating in GivingTuesday is about joining a movement for generosity, and there are so many ways to do that. Whether you give your voice, goods, your time, or your money, being generous is a way to fight for the causes you care about and help people in need. 

Does it cost money to participate in Giving Tuesday? There are no costs to participating in Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a free and open movement to unleash generosity & give to CRi. Share the campaign & make an impact today!

Help us reach out goal! Participate in Giving Tuesday - Make your gift HERE!