#GivingTuesday – After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, celebrate #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, December 3 by making a tax-deductible gift to the Concord Museum. #GivingTuesday is a global movement to transform how people participate in the giving season. Coinciding with the kickoff of the holiday shopping season, #GivingTuesday invites donors to take action by giving back to the causes they support.
Your donation to the Concord Museum will support all of the Museum’s initiatives, from innovative, object-based school programs to vibrant special exhibitions like From the Minute Man to the Lincoln Memorial: The Timeless Sculpture of Daniel Chester French. Donate securely through our website here.
Want to double your impact? Inquire if your employer has a matching gift program. Many companies match donations made by their employees.
About #Giving Tuesday
#GivingTuesday is a movement to celebrate and provide incentives to give. It culminates with a global day of giving on December 3, 2013. This effort harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners – charities, families, businesses and individuals – to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday will inspire people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they celebrate and help create a better world. #GivingTuesday will harness the power of social media to create a global moment that is dedicated to giving around the world.
A team of recognized experts and influencers, initially convened by leaders of 92nd Street Y and supported by a core group of founding partners, originally spearheaded this effort. Founding partners in 2012 included United Nations Foundation, DonorsChoose.org, Mashable, Blackbaud, charity: water, GlobalGiving, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), Kiva, Darden Restaurant Group, Groupon, Unilever and VentureThree Capital. Leaders in philanthropy, social media, innovative giving, grassroots organizing, marketing and communications are providing counsel and resources to help build this movement. To learn more about #GivingTuesday or to join the celebration of giving, please visit http://www.givingtuesday.org/.