Giving Tuesday

December 3, 2013 by · Comments Off on Giving Tuesday 

Giving Tuesday, Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, according to a news release.

The second annual Giving Tuesday is Dec. 3.

Partners are asked to create and commit to a project for/on #GivingTuesday and then help spread the word to their networks. Giving Tuesday celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support non-profit organizations.

Watch the video above as Pat Nanzer from the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University discusses Giving Tuesday.

The Salvation Army of Kent County will be matching local Red Kettle donations up to $10,000, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at nearly 70 Red Kettle locations throughout Kent County.