We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now we have one for giving back.
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ACHIEVEability will be inviting groups as small as 4 to 5 volunteers and as large as 30 to 40 volunteers, to paint and rehab one of our 158 housing properties. Due to special circumstances, ACHIEVEability will have an unusually high number of vacant properties in the coming months. Vacant units mean more families on the waiting list to start their journey to self-sufficiency, higher than budgeted costs to ACHIEVEability and lost rental income. Therefore, the more volunteers that participate in #GivingTuesday, the more families we can transition into self-sufficiency.
ACLU Foundation of PA CAMPAIGN
Contributions made on #GivingTuesdayPHL will be used to support our work defending civil liberties, protecting personal freedoms, revising Criminal Justice policies, and enhancing Voting Rights, LGBT Rights, Immigrants’ Rights, and Reproductive Rights throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
For more information, please visit www.aclupa.org/givingtuesday
ActionAIDS is a Philadelphia, PA based organization, committed to creating an AIDS-free generation through a combination of proven strategies. Our services include case management, HIV testing, prevention education, supportive housing, HIV treatment as prevention and volunteer services. Through our work in partnership with people living with HIV/AIDS, we seek to sustain and enhance their quality of life. On #GivingTuesdayPHL, ActionAIDS invites you to make a tax deductible donation (https://actionaids.org/contribute/donate) in support of our life sustaining services.
The AACR is pleased to participate in #GivingTuesday, and we hope the day will raise awareness and support for not just cancer research but all causes and organizations that contribute to a better, healthier world. To learn more about the AACR, visit AACR.org and AACRFoundation.org.
Art-Reach enriches lives by connecting underserved audiences with cultural experiences, so that they may enjoy and benefit from the transformative power of the arts. Our #GivingTuesdayPHL campaign directly supports our visual art program, Art Connection.
Artists and collectors are invited to donate their artwork from their personal collections, to be installed in an Art-Reach Member Agency facility. Don’t have art to contribute? No problem! All financial contributions made on December 3rd will be MATCHED by a generous Art-Reach supporter.
To learn more and to support Art-Reach’s #GivingTuesdayPHL campaign, visit http://bit.ly/1fcPdfr.
Asian Americans United CAMPAIGN
On December 3rd, 2009, 26 Asian immigrant students were attacked both inside and directly outside of South Philadelphia High School. The students boycotted school for eight days, demanding accountability from school leadership. AAU worked with a strong and passionate team of allies to support the students. Most importantly, the students were unified, they stood strong and they didn’t back down…and a new generation of community leaders was born.
This Tuesday, Dec. 3rd, we remember the 4th anniversary of the SPHS student boycott and we also continue to develop student leadership through the Chinese Youth Organizing Project (CYOP). AAU’s youth programs develop youth to become individually, socially, and politically aware, exercise their voice and participate in active struggles for justice. Through this work, we create leaders who sustain, fight for, and give back to our communities.
On #GivingTuesdayPHL, AAU invites you to make a tax deductible donation in support of our work and the next generation of student leaders in our community.
Bartram’s Garden CAMPAIGN
Bartram’s Garden will be using #GivingTuesdayPHL to launch our Annual Fund campaign, encouraging members and friends to dig in to support this legendary landscape.
Bike & Build CAMPAIGN
Bike & Build is sponsoring a scholarship that will engage a young adult from an underprivileged background in one of our service-based rides during the summer of 2014. The scholarship recipient, along with a team of 20 other young adults, will be riding from Maine to New York City next July to raise money and awareness for affordable housing organizations like Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together, and other small NPOs. The rider’s participation in Bike & Build will allow him/her to develop skills in service, leadership, and teamwork.
We invite you to support the Bike & Build Scholarship on #GivingTuesdayPHL by visiting here.
Bread & Roses Community Fund CAMPAIGN
Donations made on #GivingTuesdayPHL will support dozens of grassroots organizations making real change in our city and our region. Bread & Roses is doing a social media campaign on Facebook and Twitter.
Bread & Roses is a unique gathering of activists committed to supporting social justice by raising and distributing funds. A public foundation, Bread & Roses has distributed over $10 million to groups working for access to health care; economic justice; a clean, safe environment; civil and human rights; peace; and other social justice issues. In addition, Bread & Roses provides services, like technical assistance and leadership development, to grantees and donors.
Building Owners and Managers Association have penny jars in the lobbies of their buildings throughout the holiday giving season which benefit The Bethesda Project and Philabundance. There is signage in each lobby encouraging people to give on #GivingTuesday and throughout the holiday season.
The Business Association of West Parkside is collecting toys for the holiday season, culminating in final collection on December 19th from 8:00am – 10:00am called the Holiday Stop-By. Breakfast is provided by Philadelphia Chefs who donate their talent to cook a superb food and the only requirement for entry is donating a new unwrapped toy, which goes to local neighborhood children and toys for tots. So join us in putting smiles on children’s faces by Stopping By or donating. For more information visit our website.
Camphill Village Kimberton Hills CAMPAIGN
If you make a contribution to Camphill Kimberton on December 3 or donate your time and energy to an important cause on December 3, we ask you to dedicate it in honor of someone special in your life. Let us know through Facebook or Twitter, or email email@example.com and in celebration of #GivingTuesday, Camphill Kimberton will send a holiday greeting to your honoree – helping to spread the joy of giving.
Canine Partners for Life CAMPAIGN
As a participant in #GivingTuesday this year, CPL is reaching out to its recipients, volunteers, and supporters to share their personal stories on #GivingTuesday. We have provided templates on our website, www.k94life.org, so people can easily use social media to get their stories across. We also created badges that people can share across the various social media to help build a community of supporters.
We are using Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to help spread the word about #GivingTuesday. We have shot both photos and videos to inform and educate people about December 3, 2013. Links to these have been sent out via email and again on Facebook and Twitter. Links are here and here. Canine Partners for Life hopes that by participating in #GivingTuesday, more people will learn about the amazing abilities of service dogs and how they can truly change lives.
CASA of Philadelphia County CAMPAIGN
Please donate on #GivingTuesday - December 3 - to help CASA Philadelphia raise $2,000 to provide volunteer advocacy to one abused child in Philadelphia’s foster care system. Children in foster care are often separated from everything they know – their families, friends, neighborhood and school – and are left feeling voiceless. CASA volunteers are appointed by family court judges to advocate for these children, to fight without compromise to make sure their basic rights and essential needs don’t get overlooked or ignored. We believe that every child has the right to be treated with dignity, to be safe and to thrive in the embrace of a loving family.
Make your donation now at www.casaphiladelphia.org
We at Mercy Hospice, which is a site of Catholic Social Services, provide daily meals to a more than 100 homeless women. In addition, we provide showers and toiletries as well as life skills workshops.
We also have 49 resident women with children on a temporary basis (3 months) until we find a more stable place for them.
We’re in need of volunteers to donate food, clothing, toiletries and $$$ to build another shower and improve the fitness room for the women.
You can always call Mercy Hospice at 215-790-7549, or email Estela Reyes-Bugg at firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly CAMPAIGN
CARIE will kick off our year-end appeal with a month-long #GivingTuesday Campaign to build awareness of our aging advocacy programs and engage new donors. In addition to supporting our free services on behalf of vulnerable elderly and their caregivers, our #GivingTuesday Campaign will include incentives to give at every level!
Center in the Park CAMPAIGN
Giving Tuesday is a national day of giving back — during the holiday giving season. After a day of giving thanks in November and several days for getting deals (BlackFriday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday), everyone can get in the true spirit of the season by giving back to our community.
Proudly in our second year of #GivingTuesday participation, CSFP is pleased to announce that our young professionals group, Young Friends of Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (YFCSFP), will host their first fundraiser on November 29th and present the proceeds to CSFP on #GivingTuesday. This holiday sets the perfect stage for YFCSFP to make its presentation by highlighting its efforts and giving our next generation of leaders a moment to shine. If you are a young professional between 21 and 40 looking for a way to give back to our city, please visit here and attend our fundraiser, the Box Social!
There are plenty of other ways to help CSFP provide more scholarship support for children in need. You can transform the life of a child forever by giving this Tuesday to CSFP. Please visit http://csfphiladelphia.org for ways to give. And remember, 100% of funds donated to CSFP go directly to mission, so all #GivingTuesday donations to CSFP will directly provide scholarship support for Philadelphia children.
Childspace CDI CAMPAIGN
Childspace CDI wants to improve overall quality of early childhood education in the Philadelphia region by providing support, training, and empowering workers through professional development, networking, and advocacy! We believe the quality of care directly correlates to the quality of jobs in child care – and if your child’s teacher is working while sick so as not to lose her job because she doesn’t have benefits, or if the person caring for your child makes less money than the person walking your dog, then your child will not receive quality care. It’s time we make the lives of our caretakers easier so that our children will be cared for, better educated, and better off down the road.
The Clay Studio CAMPAIGN
The Clay Studio will launch its year-end fundraising campaign on #GivingTuesdayPHL. This year, the Studio has set an ambitious goal to reach $15,000 in year-end contributions before we launch The Clay Studio’s 40th Anniversary on January 1, 2014.
Please make a year-end gift and help us kick off The Clay Studio’s 40th year! To give online, visit www.theclaystudio.org.
To see The Clay Studio’s full #GivingTuesday page.
Community Angel Foundation CAMPAIGN
Community Angel Foundation will help to create smiles by collecting and distributing toys and coats to underserved children and communities throughout the holiday season.
Community Design Collaborative VOLUNTEER
For #GivingTuesday, the Collaborative will recruit volunteer design professionals to work on preliminary designs of green schoolyards in Philadelphia, and also seek schools that want to transform their outdated, asphalted urban playgrounds into variegated playscapes with green features for learning, playing, and growing. These preliminary design projects take several months each, and will be carried out in 2014. Updates will be posted at blog.cdesignc.org.
Community Legal Services CAMPAIGN
What does “Justice” look like to you? On December 3, 2013, for Giving Tuesday, Community Legal Services wants to bring attention to what justice means. Justice could mean equality, or fairness, or just having “enough” this holiday season. It is also important to highlight injustice or inequality, or what it means to not have enough. Either way, we want to hear from you, so we can work towards equal justice for all.
Please help us by taking a photo that represents justice or injustice, and sharing it with CLS through Facebook, on twitter (@clsphila), or by e-mailing email@example.com. We will feature the photos in an album onDecember 3rd, and will tweet under the hash tag #GivingTuesdayPHL, so we can spread the word about justice on Giving Tuesday.
Dignity Housing CAMPAIGN
Throughout the week of #GivingTuesdayPHL, Dignity Housing will post videos and written messages on Facebook showing how the support of the community impacts the mission of Dignity Housing, and helps to make a difference in the lives of the families and individuals in the Dignity Housing program. We are combining #GivingTuesdayPHL with our 25th anniversary campaign, which will run 25 days with a goal to raise $2,500. We are asking people to give $25 during #GivingTuesdayPHL to help us reach or exceed our goal. To make a donation, please visit: www.dignityhousing.org and click onto the “Network for Good” tab to make your donation.
The EHL Consulting Group CAMPAIGN
We are working with our clients, nonprofits across the country and around the world, to harness the momentum of #GivingTuesday and turn it into significant fundraising success.
We will continue to be a partner in promoting #GivingTuesdayPHL, Philadelphia’s initiative to increase awareness for the #GivingTuesday movement in the Greater Philadelphia Area.
Through informative blog posts and in-depth consultation, we’re here to help nonprofits make the most our of #GivingTuesday!
Entrepreneur Works CAMPAIGN
We will be launching 3 short videos telling the stories of our small business owner clients across the city of Philadelphia via our web site, e-blasts and social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube). Along with each video we will be asking for support for our hardworking entrepreneur clients such as those profiled in our videos.
Family Planning Council CAMPAIGN
Family Planning Council is hard at work each and every day to ensure individuals have access to the health care they need. We carry out this work by assisting our Family Planning network in providing high-quality, affordable sexual health care to all, through our HIV Services Team’s community-based prevention work, and by championing adolescent health programs in schools and communities. In all of our work, we are driven by the fact that we believe access to quality, affordable health care is a fundamental human right.
Yet, our work is not finished. We hope you will support us this #GivingTuesdayPHL as we continue to push forward fighting attacks in Pennsylvania on access to birth control coverage, provider conscience laws that give pharmacists and physicians the right to refuse to offer options based on their personal views, and efforts to defund critical health and safety net services. Click on the “give” button at the bottom of our website.
The Food Trust CAMPAIGN
Give back this holiday season by partnering with The Food Trust to provide healthy, locally grown food for vulnerable Philadelphia families. Your donation to The Food Trust on GivingTuesday will provide fresh produce for a low-income family through our Philly Food Bucks program, which provides a $2 coupon for free fruits and vegetables each time a low-income farmers’ market shopper spends $5 in food stamps at a participating market. A donation of just $20 can provide three pounds of apples, five bunches of collard greens, and five pounds of sweet potatoes to make the holidays brighter for a family in need.
Gearing Up CAMPAIGN
Gearing Up is raising funds to power our Earn-A-Bike Program in 2014. Through the Earn-a-Bike program, Gearing Up provides women re-integrating into society with the knowledge to maintain and safely ride bicycles, gain the benefits of independent transportation, increased self-esteem, heightened self-sufficiency and social connectedness.Help us ensure that women are equipped with the skills and confidence to become competent bike owners, and that every woman who rides 100 miles with our program is able to receive her own bike and gear to become an independent cyclist.Support this campaign through a gift of:
$10 Bell, $30 Flat changing kit, $100 Helmet and Lock, $175 A Bike, $315 “The Whole Package”
Gift of Life Family House CAMPAIGN
Gift of Life Family House is teaming up with restaurant and business partners throughout Philadelphia and it’s surrounding area to celebrate #GivingTuesdayPHL. Some generous partners have decided to donate a percentage of their proceeds from that day to support the Family House and others have come up with creative ideas to partner!
Visit http://www.giftoflifefamilyhouse.org/support/givingtuesday/ to learn more!
The Coalition Against Hunger strives to ensure all people have the food they need to lead healthy lives. You can help. With your support, the Coalition can continue to: 1) help thousands of families and seniors in Pennsylvania obtain food assistance, so they can put nutritious food on the table; 2) provide funding, training and other tools to local food pantries and soup kitchens; 3) bring nutrition education and healthy foods into low-income neighborhoods in Philadelphia; and 4) advocate for responsible policies to prevent more families going hungry this year.
This year on December 3, the nation will pause from the flurry of holiday deals and give back to our communities. We invite you to join us. We are raising money to support Cultural Alliance’s new STAMP program, which provides our city’s teens with FREE access to amazing museums and cultural attractions, as well as special creative and educational activities. We’ve had an overwhelming response; over 5,500 have signed up for the pass and we expect to reach nearly 10,000 this year alone.
On December 3, we will be asking the community to sponsor a teen in the STAMP Program. Our goal is to have 500 teens sponsored on #GivingTuesday. Visit http://www.razoo.com/story/Give-Stamp for more information.
Greener Partners CAMPAIGN
Giving Tuesday Year-End Challenge Match!
• Make a gift to Greener Partners before the end of the calendar year, and be as generous as you can. All gifts will be matched on a 1 to 1 basis up to $50,000.
• If you’ve already donated this year, please consider making another gift & help us attract additional resources for our work & mission.
• Make a restricted gift to what matters to you most about our work. All gifts received toward Challenge Match will be considered including: farmer training, youth education programs, food access initiatives, and/or programs benefiting marginalized communities.
Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CAMPAIGN
Please donate on #GivingTuesday–December 3–to help Habitat complete construction of 1909 West Wilt Street, the future home of the Spencer family. We’ve set a goal of $2,500 for the day, which will be matched dollar for dollar by a generous anonymous donor. Your gift helps us close the funding gap on her home and ensure that she is able to become a first-time homeowner in time for the holidays.
Natasha will purchase her new house and begin moving her family in on Saturday, December 21. We invite you to join the community in welcoming her home with a key presentation and house dedication ceremony: 3 pm at 1909 West Wilt Street.
HelpHOPELive is offering a discount on all donations made through their website on December 3 by waiving the 3% credit card fee for all gifts.
HIAS Pennsylvania CAMPAIGN
For #GivingTuesdayPHL, HIAS Pennsylvania is partnering with restaurants around the city to promote giving back. On December 3, these restaurants have committed to donating a percentage (variable on the location, between 10-20%) of the proceeds from the day to HIAS Pennsylvania. In return, we are promoting them as partners in an effort to drive traffic on what might otherwise be a slow day.
To see the growing number of partnering restaurants, visit our #GivingTuesdayPHL event page: http://hiaspa.org/events/givingtuesdayphl
Jenkintown Building Services CAMPAIGN
Jenkintown Building Services is thrilled for the opportunity of #GivingTuesday, December 3, to honor the work of three incredible organizations that give to our community all the time – Project Home, Bethesda Project, and People’s Emergency Center. We are grateful for the work that these wonderful organizations do to assist the formerly homeless in transition from challenges to success, and the contributions that these organizations make to the fabric of the city. Look for our staff on Tuesday with our Labor of Love giving these Gifts of Service.
Juvenile in Justice EVENT
Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Crane Arts Building, Icebox Project Space, 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
To cap off a long day of awareness and action, Philadelphia will come together and celebrate the accomplishment of raising national attention around critical reforms needed to the juvenile justice system, giving over 500 youths a second chance, and the general spirit of Giving that our city has for its citizens. Join us for a great evening of drinks, dancing, art, and a juried awards presentation to deserving individuals and local organizations! Each $50.00 evening event ticket will help sponsor a participating youth in our clinic, so register today and help us make this day of Giving a huge success!
Lacey C. Clark! of Sisters’ Sanctuary presents The #PhenomenallyU Photo Phestival. The #PhenomenallyU Photo Phestival is a national campaign and movement where the general public responds to the question, “If you could share one powerful message with young women & teen girls across the nation, what would you say to inspire them?” Participants will answer question with an inspirational message in a creative photo for young women & teen girls of the Reality TV Era. We aim to cause a powerful and conscious interruption via social media of the harmful effects of the stereotypes presented in female centered reality TV programs and negative media. Post to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets! The goal is to collect 2013 + pictures before end of 2013. Please add “#phenomenallyu” to all photos. Here is the slide show with some of the pictures collected.
Lantern Theater Company CAMPAIGN
Lantern Theater Company will be using #GivingTuesdayPHL as part of our Annual Fund campaign, which includes support for our award-winning education program, ILLUMINATION. ILLUMINATION is designed to educate and engage local underserved students in the world of theater and nurture their own artistic expression in three vital ways: outreach in area schools, matinee performances for area students, and after-school programs. Our goal with ILLUMINATION is to reach culturally underserved students in the Philadelphia region, offering them meaningful and sustained programs that focus on theater arts to enrich their educational experience, deepen their understanding of the world, and tap their creative potential. This #GivingTuesdayPHL help the Lantern help local students!
Legal Clinic for the Disabled CAMPAIGN
On #Giving Tuesday, support the Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD) as it launches its Holiday Giving Season. Your contribution will support the important work of the LCD as it seeks to address the legal needs of underserved individuals with physical disabilities, in the Philadelphia community.
To learn more about LCD, please visit our website at www.lcdphila.org.
Liberty Lutheran CAMPAIGN
For #GivingTuesdayPHL, Liberty Lutheran will be promoting giving opportunities on our website and through social media. Contributions made on this day will be used to support our many programs and services, such as Lutheran and Children Family Service (adoption, foster care, BOOST after-school program, summer camp, refugee resettlement services,) Philadelphia Refugee Mental Health Collaborative, Lutheran Congregational Services, Lutheran Disaster Response-Eastern PA, Liberty at Home, The Becoming Center, West Philadelphia Senior Community Center and our senior communities – Artman, Mary J. Drexel, Paul’s Run Retirement Community and The Village at Penn State.
Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley CAMPAIGN
Beginning Giving Tuesday and throughout the month of December, donations to Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley will be matched up to $5,000 (matching dollars total), to help create the miracle of sight for infants, children, women and men who cannot afford a life transforming cornea transplant. Don’t you believe everyone deserves the best eye sight possible? So do we!
Please Donate To Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley Matching Dollars Campaign. Please follow this link.
Live Your Dream CAMPAIGN
Live Your Dream encourages our supporters to make a contribution on Dec. 3rd to help ensure that more women and girls have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams! There is strength in numbers, and together we have the power to make the world a better place.
Live Your Dream is an online community based in Philadelphia that encourages online activists to volunteer offline to help women and girls. Learn more here: http://www.liveyourdream.org/
Lutheran Children and Family Service (LCFS) is a nonprofit human services organization dedicated to protecting and empowering vulnerable children, youth and families. Its mission is to serve children and families in need.
For #GivingTuesdayPHL, LCFS will be accepting online contributions to support our community-based services including adoption/foster care, K-12 BOOST after-school programs, the West Philadelphia Senior Community Center, and refugee resettlement and immigration services.
Click here for more information!
Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund CAMPAIGN
Works to elevate the level of care for families caring for children with serious illnesses, injuries and disabilities.
Maternity Care Coalition EVENT
Maternity Care Coalition(MCC) has partnered with Ten Thousand Villages to host a Community Shopping Event. On December 3, from 10AM-7PM eight stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware will come together to help us raise money for our programs. 15% of net sales will be donated to MCC.
For more information about MCC visit www.maternitycarecoalition.org
For more Information about Ten Thousand Villages, visit www.tenthousandvillages.com
For over 50 years Magee has been the leader in rehabilitation services for those whose lives have been affected by traumatic, life changing injuries. Each and every dollar raised impacts all Magee patients. Donations received on #GivingTuesdayPHL will support the important work of Magee. To make a donation, visit here.
We are encouraging MANNA supporters to donate to help MANNA kick off the holiday season by making a donation.
“On Giving Tuesday, December 3rd think about giving to MANNA.Every day of every week of every month, MANNA provides nourishment to critically ill neighbors so that they can recover, beat their illnesses and live healthy lives. Be part of the miracle of health and hope…be part of MANNA
on “Giving Tuesday” (and every day of the year!)
Mazzoni Center CAMPAIGN
On #GivingTuesday, Mazzoni Center is raising money to support our 10th annual Holiday Toy and Coat Drive, which is organized and coordinated by our Case Management department to provide much needed winter coats, toys, and books to over 200 children (16 and under) who are living in poverty and are affected or infected by HIV/AIDS. We also provide well over 1,000 hygiene kits and other essential emergency items to hundreds of LGBTQ youth each year.
Montgomery Child Advocacy Project CAMPAIGN
We have a banner going on our web page, an email going out to out database, and a post on social media. Happy to join this great effort!
Mural Arts Program CAMPAIGN
This #GivingTuesdayPHL Mural Arts will be spreading the word around Philly all day! If you see us driving around in the mural-bedecked Zipcar, give us a honk, a smile, a high-five, or even better – help us reach our goal of raising $5,000 to support our award-winning Art Education program, which is free for participating youth. We’re asking specifically for $10 and $20 contributions – the amount it takes to buy a sketchbook or a set of paintbrushes. Visit us on facebook or twitter.
#GivingTuesdayPHL is your chance to give back and get a little extra good karma in your corner!
Museum of the American Revolution CAMPAIGN
We are hoping to raise $1,500 to conserve the coat of Jacob Latch, a Revolutionary War veteran from Lower Merion, PA, to display in the museum when it opens. Throughout November we will share multimedia stories about Jacob Latch leading up to #GivingTuesday.An image of the coat with details about Latch is available here: http://americanrevolutioncenter.org/collection/jacob-latchs-coat
National Adoption Center CAMPAIGN
Contributions made on #GivingTuesdayPHL will be used to support our mission to expand adoption opportunities for children living in foster care and to serve as a resource to families and agencies that seek the permanency of caring homes for children.
We are fundraising to bring a class of middle school students to the Museum completely free of charge to them and their school (transportation, admission, educational activities and lunch all included). We are excited for December 3 and in honor of #GivingTuesday the Museum admission cost will be Pay What You Wish all day. All proceeds that day will go towards our ongoing efforts to underwrite school visits. Aside from PWYW admission on Dec.3, there are three easy ways people may make donations leading up to #GivingTuesday:
1. Make a donation online: Donate from anywhere, at any time by visiting NMAJH.org/GivingTuesday.
2. Make a donation on site: Visit the Museum and add a donation to your ticket or purchase at the Museum Store.
3. Call in a donation: Call (215) 923-3811 x109 and we will be glad to assist you. You may donate any amount by phone.
Natural Lands Trust CAMPAIGN
Each year we spend $2.6 billion on gift wrapping in the United States with an average roll costing $5. That’s 520 million rolls of wrapping paper!
This holiday season, let’s work together to offset 1,000 rolls of wrapping paper by planting 1,000 new trees in the greater Philadelphia region. Your gift of $5 will plant one tree in the coming year. Match each roll of wrapping paper that you buy with a new tree and celebrate a green holiday!
National Philanthropic Trust CAMPAIGN
NPT is educating our donors about #GivingTuesday through our year-end letter.
We’re also committing on an internal level to #GivingTuesday by implementing a staff-designed service project program.
Partnering Pints for North Light for their annual beer tasting.On December 3, North Light Community Center is hosting a fundraiser at Iron Hill Brewery Chestnut Hill
Northern Children’s Services CAMPAIGN
The One Less Foundation CAMPAIGN
Rose Petals Cafe and Lounge is donating 10% of all proceeds to The One Less Foundation. Check out there wonderful menu.
The Parkinson Council CAMPAIGN
As a #GivingTuesdayPHL partner, The Parkinson Council will prove that the holidays are about both giving and receiving. Your #GivingTuesdayPHL donation will support movement classes (Dance for PD, Yoga & Pilates) for people with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers in the Delaware Valley. To support movement classes for people with Parkinson’s disease, please click here.
For more information, please visit http://www.theparkinsoncouncil.org/givingtuesday.
People’s Emergency Center CAMPAIGN
People’s Emergency Center (PEC) is partnering with Rittenhouse Market & South Square Supermarket to fill the PEC food cupboard! Food collection sites will be located at the Rittenhouse Market (18th and Spruce), South Square Supermarket and at the administrative offices of PEC (325 N. 39th Street, Philadelphia) from November 20th – December 4th.
Giving Tuesday participants are also invited to donate towards the food cupboard by visiting give.pec-cares.org and designating “GivingTuesday” in the donation comments section.
Pegasus Riding Academy CAMPAIGN
BUY A BALE program – Every fall we raise money for the cost of feeding the horses throughout the winter. A bale of hay only costs $10 to purchase and can be earmarked for any one of our wonderful therapy horses. Since the cost of hay is increasing we are hoping that donations will increase so that our horses will be happily well fed. Donations can be made on our website with a designation for BUY A BALE in the message.
Pennsylvania Health Law Project CAMPAIGN
For #GivingTuesday, the Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) is celebrating the generosity of our donors by publicizing the stories of the clients they have helped through their financial support. We are also encouraging our supporters to use the hashtag #GivingTuesdayPHL on Twitter to share their stories of giving. At PHLP we offer our services free of charge, and we rely on contributions to provide our services. Donations will help individuals and families in Pennsylvania access health coverage, giving them peace of mind and the opportunity to be independent, contributing citizens of our state of Pennsylvania.
For more information about PHLP, visit www.phlp.org.
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society CAMPAIGN
Each Tuesday in November, PHS is running a series of informative posts on its blog and social media channels about the #GivingTuesday movement, as well as telling the story of its City Harvest program. On December 3rd, as a way of saying thank you to those who donate to City Harvest, PHS is offering a special discount at its Holiday Pop Up Store in Chestnut Hill and at its nursery and showpiece garden, Meadowbrook Farm.
Philabundance needs your help to raise 20,000 meals for families in need of food this holiday season. #GivingTuesday is a movement to add a national day of giving to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Philabundance is an official partner in #GivingTuesday and is offering a number of ways to get involved in this movement and in the fight against hunger this holiday season. Philabundance partners this year include Chickie’s and Pete’s Crab House and Sports Bar and SB1 Federal Credit Union.
Support the animals with a $10 donation on Giving Tuesday and we’ll include your pet’s name on a plaque to hang in our new adoption facility.
Learn more about PAWS’ lifesaving efforts here: www.phillypaws.org.
The Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) is one of Philly’s most exciting nonprofit startups. PACA’s goal is to improve the lives of people in the Philadelphia region by supporting democratically organized businesses, promoting the principles of the international cooperative movement, and growing the cooperative economy. Cooperatives are businesses that are owned and democratically controlled by their members.
We need your help to get us up and running. All donations are being matched dollar-for-dollar by a grant from Resources for Human Development! Donate online to grow the Philadelphia region’s cooperative economy this Giving Tuesday.
Philadelphia Children’s Alliance CAMPAIGN
PCA is creating partnerships for the day, promoting the GivingTuesday movement in general, and requesting the support of community to help fulfill our “wishin’ we had” list.
For all things GivingTuesday and PCA, visit our Pinterest board! http://www.pinterest.com/KIDALLPCA/giving-tuesday-120313/
PCDC will be kicking off its initiative to provide heating assistance for low-income immigrant families this winter. Each year, we help hundreds of seniors and families receive financial assistance to heating their homes during the cold months through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Most of these families speak limited English and need help understanding and applying for this essential program. Help keep a family warm today with a gift of $25 on our website at chinatown-pcdc.org
Philadelphia Zoo CAMPAIGN
Due to the overwhelming success of the Faris Challenge, our gracious Board Members Richard Faris and his wife Marilyn are extending the challenge through December 31. Any donation that you give to the Zoo is matched up to $150,000. Any donation is welcome and appreciated. Here are just some ways your gift makes a difference:
• $25 admits two students who otherwise couldn’t afford to pay for a class trip to the Zoo
• $50 buys fish for our birds and lettuce for our reptiles for a week
• $75 buys honey for our bears for six months
• $100 buys 100 lbs. of apples for our animals in the African Plains
• $250 feeds one big cat for 3 weeks
Make a donation at: http://philadelphiazoo.doubleknot.com/event/annual-fund/1374934
Philadelphia Futures CAMPAIGN
At Philadelphia Futures, on #GivingTuesday, we are encouraging our friends to give the gift of opportunity, while also doing some holiday shopping. We have two ways to give to Philadelphia Futures!
Celebration Gift Catalog:
In the spirit of giving, Philadelphia Futures hopes to bring purpose and joy to holiday shopping by presenting our Celebration Gift Catalog. By giving a Celebration Gift in honor of a family member, friend or colleague, individuals will help us to meet the significant, tangible needs of our students. Individuals can feel confident knowing that a gift is being given that someone truly needs.
Little House Shop “Shopping Works Wonders” Holiday Event:
The Little House Shop will generously donate 20% of all sales (excluding special orders and sale items) on December 3 to Philadelphia Futures. The “Shopping Works Wonders” event will occur from 9:30 am-6:30 pm. Individuals are encouraged to visit the store to do some holiday shopping, while also supporting a great cause. In the spirit of the holiday season, refreshments will be served.
Philly VIP CAMPAIGN
We are kicking off a Giving Challenge on GivingTuesday, and will award prizes to the first person to donate $5,000, $3,000, $1,000 and $500. It is a month long challenge.
Please Touch Museum CAMPAIGN
This year at Please Touch Museum we celebrate our 5th Birthday at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. In honor of five fantastic years we’ll be collecting fantastic high-fives all day on #GivingTuesday, December 3rd!
Visit Please Touch Museum and donate five dollars at the admissions desk in honor of our 5th Birthday to help us reach our goal of $1,500 on #GivingTuesday, or visit our website – www.pleasetouchmuseum.org – to make a donation.
After a day of play, treat your family to a great dinner at Jules Thin Crust Pizza (Ardmore and Jenkintown, PA locations, from 5:30-8:30), and mention “Please Touch Museum” at the cash register and 15% of your purchase will be used exclusively for the Museum’s Get Up and Grow™ healthy lifestyles initiative.
Remember: Donations of any amount to Please Touch Museum through #GivingTuesday support our Mission of “enriching the lives of children by creating learning opportunities through play.”
Presbyterian Children’s Village CAMPAIGN
One way to make a very meaningful gift this holiday season is to make a gift that provides essential items for a family that Presbyterian Children’s Village serves. PCV will send a printed card or e-card to a loved one that you choose, honoring them with your gift. This simple act of kindness will help a family in need this winter, and provides a gift for that loved one who has everything! To make your Alternative Christmas Gift, click here!
The Preservation Alliance will be using #GivingTuesdayPHL to kick off our Annual Fund campaign celebrating our 11th Annual Endangered Properties List, to be released on Dec. 10. This prestigious list highlights significant historic resources in the region that are threatened by development pressure, neglect, or the lack of historic recognition. You would think that these unique architectural and cultural landmarks would survive and thrive, but they need our help to have a viable future. You can help preserve these assets that help make Philadelphia so special by making a tax deductible donation to the Preservation Alliance. Your support will help us to continue to work to find new life for these irreplaceable buildings.
Generous board members are matching new and increased donations from now through December 31st.
Quince Productions CAMPAIGN
Quince Productions offers its fabulous “A Very Quince Holiday Cabaret,” the company’s major fundraiser and an evening of quirky and celebratory fun, on December 9. It’s our hope that #GivingTuesdayPHL participants will pack the house when they book tickets for this one-of-a-kind benefit. Help Quince while having a great time at Tabu upstairs lounge! Of course, they can also donate directly to Quince online. Or even better, they can get tickets for this fun evening AND donate to this 501(c(3) charity while doing so! Here are several possibilities:
The Resource Exchange CAMPAIGN
We’re sorting art, craft and decor donations, making up-cycled gifts, and preparing for our annual DIY Holiday Gift and Decoration Making Party, reJOICE. On Sunday, December 8th, come to The Resource Exchange to make your own gifts and decor. We’ll have unique, reclaimed and affordable materials for creating: presents, cards, wrapping paper, gift bags, decorations, ornaments,
plus plenty of free holiday “cheer” (regular + adult Cider!)
So come on by and make the perfect eco-friendly presents from our inventory of art & craft materials salvaged from film and theatre sets, local businesses, and the community! RSVP and invite your friends on Facebook or stop by for your holiday shopping.
Riverbend is excited to join #GivingTuesdayPHL. Starting in 2014, Riverbend will bring what is widely determined to be the most sustainable, naturally grown agriculture of the future to our preserve.
This project to build an Aquaponics greenhouse is innovative and exciting. We need $600,000 by the end of this year to build the greenhouse early next year before our busy teaching season begins. Thanks to many generous donors and a Pennsylvania State Grant we are almost there – we need your help to raise $70,000.
To learn more, visit: http://www.riverbendeec.org/joingive/aquaponics-campaign.html
Rock to the Future CAMPAIGN
For #GivingTuesdayPHL Rock to the Future is raising funds to help us purchase musical equipment, lesson books, snacks and more for the 35 students in our MusiCore after school program, where at-risk youth learn how to rock in school and in life.
We’ll be promoting an online drive to raise awareness of our Share-A-Night program, which helps to support and provide for families who stay at the House and cannot provide the daily contribution.
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial CAMPAIGN
Fleisher is kicking off its holiday giving campaign with #GivingTuesdayPHL. For 116 years Fleisher’s free art classes, exhibitions and community programs have provided thousands of children and adults with their first arts experience. On #GivingTuesdayPHIL the Fleisher community will have the opportunity to support more Fleisher firsts by giving a gift to Fleisher’s national award winning Community Partnerships in the Arts Program (CPA).
Since 1997 CPA has brought the joy of creativity to 6,000 children through multi-disciplinary artist-led residencies in Philadelphia public schools and community centers. For many children the CPA program is their first introduction to the visual arts and their only opportunity to engage in creative learning opportunities that are fun, creative and interactive. Learn more at http://www.fleisher.org
Schnader will be hosting a learning and networking event on September 24th from 3 to 5 p.m. at the National Museum of American Jewish History.
Charitable fundraisers, heads of fundraising/development departments, nonprofit CEOs, and board members involved in fundraising are invited to learn more about how the social media sensation #GivingTuesday can work for you this upcoming holiday giving season!
- Learn about our efforts to bring the national day of giving to the Greater Philadelphia area on December 3, 2013.
- Get inspired by local nonprofits and businesses that are participating in #GivingTuesdayPHL.
- Share ideas with like-minded leaders about how #GivingTuesdayPHL can benefit your organization.
Register for the event at www.givingtuesdayphl.eventbrite.com
Contributions made to SRDC on #GivingTuesdayPHL will support ongoing maintenance of the beloved Schuylkill Banks trail and greenway in the heart of Philadelphia.
Scribe Video Center CAMPAIGN
We plan on promoting Giving Tuesday through constant contact and on Facebook and Twitter. We will be doing a holiday campaign to raise funds for new equipment.
Shriners Hospital for Children CAMPAIGN
Donate online here
Call in credit card donations to: Mario Salvati at 215-430-4040
Send checks with #GivingTuesday in the memo to:
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Attention: Terry Diamond
3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140
Use the hashtag #GivingTuesday on social media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to let your friends and followers know that you took part in #GivingTuesday.
Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse has been a treasured destination for over 100 years. Smith contributes to the development of healthy children, strong families, and safe communities by providing valuable play opportunities in the 6 ½ acre Playground and 16,000 square foot Playhouse and advocating for the importance of play. Funds raised help ensure that in the coming year thousands of children will run, spin, slide and jump, spark their imaginations, and thrive as the result of time spent in play. Smith has a goal to raise $20,000 in individual gifts by December 31st, and an anonymous donor has generously offered to match all #GivingTuesdayPHL gifts up to $1,000. Donate on #GivingTuesdayPHL here.
Soroptimist International CAMPAIGN
Give thanks by giving back to a woman in need on #GivingTuesday.
All donations to Soroptimist International on December 3rd will help thousands of women move closer to economic independence, escape from violence, and increase their learning opportunities.
Read more about the women we were able to help this year: http://bit.ly/17VSEol
Your gift helps us expand our programs to reach more women.
The Spruce Foundation CAMPAIGN
We are fundraising online to support our grants and programming, as well as hosting an event to connect young philanthropists in Philadelphia to expert information on fundraising and philanthropy.
We are inviting everyone to join Spruce Board members and special guests to learn more about #GivingTuesday, its impact on nonprofits in the Philadelphia region, and new fundraising models that have proven successful in the 21st century.
#GivingTuesday may seem like it all happens online, but we’re here give Philadelphia access to expert thought leaders on next-generation philanthropy and to celebrate the season and spirit of giving together!
We’d love your support as an Academic Volunteer for #GivingTuesdayPHL on December 3rd from 4pm to 6:15pm at the Lenfest Center at 3890 N 10th Street – Philadelphia, PA 19140! Academic tutors work one-on-one with students on a daily enrichment curriculum which focuses on the basics of literacy and math. No prior tutoring or squash experience is required.
Each week with the help of our community-based partners, we offer healthy, affordable boxes of fresh fruit and produce for $10 or $15 per box to individuals and families who live, work or worship near any of our distribution sites. The items in the box are priced at wholesale cost, providing a cost savings to the customer at an average of 50% less than the same items purchased in a supermarket.
To further support the health and well-being of our program participants, we offer simple family-friendly recipes to foster well-balanced meals, as well as on-site cooking demonstrations. How can you help? We’re glad you asked. This #GivingTuesday, your donation of..
• $10 can help to subsidize the cost of a box for a family this week.
• $40 can cover the cost of eating healthier meals for one month
• $75 can support the weekly delivery charge to deliver food to one of our partner sites.
• $100 can support up to 10 weeks of access to fresh, healthy food to a family in North Philadelphia.
Startup Corps CAMPAIGN
Tuesday, December 3 is #GivingTuesday. This year, Startup Corps is raising support for our 2014 spring semester classes in two ways:
First, we’re inviting founders, entrepreneurs, and others from the startup community to send us your best #startuplesson. We’ll share your insights with the young entreprenurs who are launching ventures through our program. Tweet, facebook, instagram (@startupcorpsPHL), or vine (@startupcorps) us your best #startuplesson. We’ll share your insights with the 60+ teens who are currently launching real ventures through our program.
Second, we’re raising financial support for our upcoming spring semester classes and would love you to consider making a donation (and telling your friends)! Just think, if 100 people give $100, we’ll raise $10,000 to support Startup Corps student scholarships and supporting resources.
For anyone who gives $100 or more, we’ll send you a Startup Corps t-shirt or poster with a #startuplesson that we collect on #GivingTuesday.
Sunday Suppers CAMPAIGN
Sunday Suppers is a unique and innovative program that engages low income families with young children to help them eat healthier and make lasting changes in what food they purchase and how they prepare it. Every week families gather around their own table in a restaurant like atmosphere to enjoy a healthy meal and to learn about ways they can make changes at home.
As a small non-profit we rely primarily on individual donations to make the program happen. We have received a $5,000 matching gift and all donations made on GivingTuesday will be doubled. Please visit our website – your donation will help change the life of a family in need.
Support Center for Child Advocates CAMPAIGN
Join us on Opening Day of Toy Drive Headquarters. Live and in person on Tuesday, December 3rd at 1880 JFK Blvd., 19th Floor from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drop off toys & pose for a picture. Check out the HQ site & help us decorate. Sign up to volunteer – toy sorters & delivery drivers needed. Have some hot chocolate & treats.
We’ll be posting pictures on Facebook and Twitter – with #GivingTuesday – showing off our amazing donors.
If you can’t be there in person, join us online! Post your own pictures on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Tag #unselfie, #GivingTuesday, #GivingTuesdayPHL and #childadvocates and include us @PhillyAdvoKid.
Symphony in C CAMPAIGN
Thanks to an anonymous donor, all gifts received on GIVING TUESDAY will be matched up to $2,500.
Join your fellow music lovers and donate to Symphony in C on December 3rd.
Thank you in advance!
On #GivingTuesdayPHL we are keeping children safe, strengthening families and promoting independence. All proceeds will go towards increasing safety and spreading cheer for the children and families we serve throughout Philadelphia.
Ways to Support Tabor on #GivingTuesdayPHL:
1. Keep a child safe on #GivingTuesdayPHL – Make a contribution towards providing children with safety items in their home. Visit www.tabor.org to learn more about our mission: keeping children safe, strengthening families and promoting independence. Give safety to a child on #GivingTuesdayPHL by making a contribution directly through our CBO page.
2. Support the Tabor Holiday Gift Program- A Gift for Every Child - The gift program is an important adjunct to the interventions that Tabor social workers do day in and day out. On one level, this is about bringing the magic of the holiday season alive for children and youth who have not had much cheer in their lives. They see the same commercials & billboards that other children see, but they are from families who live far below the poverty line and cannot afford gifts. There are also children and youth in Tabor’s care who do not come from poverty alone; they are survivors of abuse or neglect. The Tabor Holiday Gift Program is really about more than the gift; it is about providing a sense of normalcy and happiness for children and youth during the holiday season. Your contributions and support are what makes this possible. Spread cheer on #GivingTuesdayPHL by making a contribution directly through our CBO page.
We will be promoting our TechShopz in a Box, our workshops are now available for your organization to use to teach and inspire girls in technology!
TTF Watershed Partnership has joined #GivingTuesdayPHL, visit us at ttfwatershed.org and support our Mission to to improve the health and vitality of the TTF watershed by engaging our communities in education, stewardship, restoration, and advocacy. We will be promoting #GivingTuesdayPHL on TTF’s Twitter and Facebook.
University City District CAMPAIGN
UCD will be utilizing social media to spread the word that #givingtuesdayPHL is an ideal opportunity to lend a hand to UCD, as we strengthen the University City neighborhood of West Philadelphia.
The Penn Museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the arrival of our giant and iconic Egyptian sphinx. In honor of this historic occasion, we have launched an initiative to raise gifts to the Annual Fund from “100 Donors in 100 Days”. The sphinx serves as an inspiring example of all that the Penn Museum accomplishes, from welcoming visitors and educating school children and adults about human history, to caring for a remarkable collection of nearly one million artifacts and offering compelling exhibitions and programming.
Gifts to the Annual Fund are the lifeblood of this living, breathing museum. They underwrite our day-to-day operations, support our staff in more than 50 research projects around the globe, maintain our historic home, and keep admission prices low so that as many people as possible may visit the Museum.
Uptown! Entertainment Alliance CAMPAIGN
As part of #GivingTuesdayPHL, Uptown! Entertainment Alliance (UEA) will be kicking off our Capital Campaign which will raise funds to build a theater in West Chester. The theater will serve as a home for the arts in Chester County and provide a place for organizations to bring their work to life!
Urban Affairs Coalition CAMPAIGN
We’re trying to raise $1,000 to support non-profit leaders by providing them with professional development that is often the hardest thing to raise money for. Stronger leaders mean stronger programs which will better serve those who need it.
The Urban League of Philadelphia CAMPAIGN
Project Ready is about empowering urban high school schools and preparing them for college and career. The Urban League of Philadelphia is raising funds to expand Project Ready, which current serves about 30 students, to enable more young people to graduate from high school, go to college and become financially independent. For more information about Project Ready, visit here.
We are hosting a volunteer information session, to encourage volunteers in the community to consider giving back by volunteering their time with Valley Youth House – Greater Philadelphia. More info here.
William Way LGBT Community Center CAMPAIGN
Philadelphia’s William Way LGBT Community Center is a safe place where LGBTQ friends and allies connect, build community, and access life-affirming programs. William Way is open 365 days a year! On #GivingTuesday, the Center will be buzzing with activity as usual, including our weekly MorningsOut Senior Social event, our weekly Tai Chi class, and our Peer Counselors will be working the phone lines in the evening – as they do every weeknight. Our Library and Reading Room will be open with 10,000+ books to choose from, one of the nation’s largest collections of LGBT-related fiction and non-fiction. That day, as always, we will proudly host Recovery groups. We’ll have researchers and volunteers working in the Archives, members and friends using the lobby as a place to work, stop in for some warmth, and get information about upcoming events. On #GivingTuesday, as on every day of the year, You Are Welcome here!
Give a newcomer a job on Giving Tuesday! Your financial gift will provide the resources to help a work-authorized immigrant get training, get placed in a job and start life as a new American.
No one thrives without a job! Give the gift of economic empowerment to a newcomer far from home and family in this holiday season.
Wissahickon Charter School CAMPAIGN
Wissahickon Charter School will be using #GivingTuesdayPHL to launch our Annual Fund campaign, encouraging families, community members, and friends of the school to make contributions to help sustain educational opportunities for Philadelphia students. Gifts from individuals reflect our shared vision of a strong and healthy Philadelphia and our mission to empower every student to achieve authentic academic success.
Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR) CAMPAIGN
Come Dec. 3rd (#GivingTuesday), we invite you to support WOAR’s programs and our growing and powerful coalition of male and female survivors and community members who work to prevent the victimization of others in Philadelphia and beyond.
Please donate now at www.woar.org. Thank you for your generous, tax-deductible contribution!
Stay connected via Twitter and Facebook for daily news, upcoming events and inspirational stories.
WXPN is hosting a one day Member Drive to encourage 700 new and renewing donors to support us on GivingTuesday. We have 2 $10,000 Plus Challenges and Special Introductory and Gift Memberships all day.
#GivingTuesdayPHL is not “owned” by any one organization. Take the idea, run with it, and make it your own. Feel free to take the tools we give you and tailor it to work with your organization.
The only request is that you do share using the #GivingTuesdayPHL hashtag whenever possible, and that you do not alter the #GivingTuesdayPHL logo in your materials.