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A Day Dedicated To Giving

GivingTuesday began in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y, a New York City nonprofit as the brainchild of Henry Timms. It was simply designed as a day to encourage people to do good.

Today the organization with the same name supports a global movement in which people can unite in a “celebration of generosity.” It’s always celebrated on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving Day.

Their web page offers this explanation.  “GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to come together through generosity in all its forms by sharing acts of kindness and giving their voice, time, money, goods, and advocacy to support communities and causes.” Continue reading

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