Tag Archives: #GivingTuesday


#GivingTuesday’s Most Successful Charity Raised $1-Million

Volunteers gathered at The Associated’s headquarters to make phone calls to donors, urging them to give on #GivingTuesday.

Organizers of #GivingTuesday report that The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore raised the most  money during the inaugural national day of giving, attracting $1-million in online donations. Last year, the organization  raised $81,000 on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

The charity’s fundraising strategy wasn’t new or innovative; instead it relied on an …


More Charities Report Fundraising Boost From #GivingTuesday

How the Pennsylvania SPCA thanked supporters on Facebook for their #GivingTuesday contributions.

#GivingTuesday, the effort to turn the Tuesday after Thanksgiving into a new national day of giving, is getting more momentum as charities tally their hauls for the day.

In addition to Blackbaud and Network for Good, which on Wednesday both reported more than 50-percent increases in dollars, more Web sites that process charitable contributions are offering similarly sunny data.

Razoo, whose fundrai…


#GivingTuesday Sparks Big Spike in Donations

#GivingTuesday may well become a new holiday tradition, as donors generously responded to charities’ pleas to take time off from shopping days like Cyber Monday and Black Friday to give and volunteer.

The amount of online donations processed by Blackbaud, a processor of online gifts,  shot up 53 percent to $10-million on Tuesday, compared with the same day last year.

Network for Good, another processor of online gifts, also reported a spike.  The total number of donations more than doubled, to …


Nonprofits Hope for Holiday Fundraising Boost on #GivingTuesday

What comes after Thanksgiving? Black Friday. Cyber Monday. And now, perhaps, Giving Tuesday.

This holiday season, a group of about 60 nonprofit organizations and businesses are hoping Americans will mark a new tradition by opening their wallets one more time after their post-Thanksgiving shopping ends. But instead of buying, they want them to give to charity.

The new national campaign is called #GivingTuesday, an idea the group hopes will spread largely through social media. On November 27, the …