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Giving Tuesday

Clermont Senior Services has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partner – charities, families, businesses and individuals – to transform how people think about and participate in the giving season. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving Holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping 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 support and help create a better world. Taking place December 2, 2014- the Tuesday after Thanksgiving – #GivingTuesday will harness the power of social media to create a national moment around the holidays dedicated to giving, similar to how Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become days that are, today, synonymous with holiday shopping.

Clermont Senior Services can certainly benefit from monetary donations but there are also several volunteer opportunities for those who wish to give back with their time.

“#GivingTuesday is a counter narrative to Black Friday and Cyber Monday because it reminds us that the spirit of the holiday giving season should be about community and not just consumerism,” said Kathy Calvin, CEO of the UN Foundation. “The most meaningful gift we can give our children, loved ones, friends and neighbors is the commitment to work together to help build a better world.”

For more information on how you can give to Clermont Senior Services click the donate button at the top of this page, or call Kathy Angel, Manager of Volunteer Resources at 724-1255. We also encourage you to share #GivingTuesday on social media using the hashtag #GivingTuesday.

 

  • Nov 18, 2014
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