Join the #GivingTuesday movement and participate in making a positive difference in the lives of those who need it!
Last year over 6 million Canadians participated in a global day of giving! #GivingTuesday has become a social media phenomenon and takes place on the Tuesday following the US Thanksgiving. This year, #GivingTuesday falls on November 28, 2017.
Have you heard of #GivingTuesday?
#GivingTuesday is a rather new movement; it began in 2012 in the US and was adopted by Canada in 2013. #GivingTuesday promotes giving and volunteering in whatever capacity you can and serves as a reminder of the abundant need in our communities.
#GivingTuesday | November 28, 2017
This year on Tuesday, November 28 charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students internationally will come together for one shared purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.
For many, it’s a tradition year after year shop to find great deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We’re on the hunt with friends and family to find that ‘amazing deal’. This is a notorious weekend where folks tend to spend serious money on gifts for others and of course themselves.
The Impact of Joyful Giving
Giving back has always been one of my values and it’s one that has positively framed my life. My book, “Giving Back, How to Find your Personal Joy and Make a Difference to Others,” discusses the important impact giving has had in my life. The following is an excerpt from my book:
“A heart full of gratitude is a heart that gives. When we’re grateful we have a desire to give back, and in giving back, we find joy. We get because we give. Nothing material lasts. What endures are the relationships, the experiences, and the love. These are forever—the gifts that keep giving. Life is better when we are happy but even better when others are happy because of us. Each chapter of this book is about one aspect in the journey of life. Together, these aspects become an irrepressible force that should compel us to give back to the best of our ability. They add up to a culture of caring that can permeate our lives—in our families, in our workplaces, and in all our dealings with others along the way. Joyful giving will be an ongoing part of my journey; that I know for sure.”