“Black Friday”? Try #GivingTuesday!

What is Giving Tuesday?

 We’re so glad you asked! #GivingTuesdayCLT is Charlotte’s local response to the global #GivingTuesday movement which developed to encourage individuals around the country to give back to their communities and make positive changes in the lives of their neighbors. The Charlotte chapter is an unprecedented collaboration of over 230 Charlotte nonprofits as well as corporations, local businesses, professional sports teams, and community organizations working together for the greater good.

 

How does PFLAG fit into this campaign?

PFLAG Charlotte is excited and honored to be a part of Giving Tuesday for a second year. As an official #GivingTuesdayCLT 2017 Nonprofit Partner, we have an amazing opportunity to spread our mission to the greater community, to raise awareness of the issues facing our LGBT+ children and friends, and to offer support to other amazing organizations working for positive change in the Charlotte community. The donations we receive from this event will go towards helping us maintain our activism and, hopefully, to expand our services even further in the year to come.

 

Is it only a one-day event?

Nope! Giving Tuesday is a two-week endeavor that stretches from November 14th to November 28th. The goal is not only to raise money for local nonprofits but, perhaps more importantly, to raise awareness of the issues that these nonprofits are working to address. You can donate any time from the 14th through the 28th.

 

How can I get involved?

There are so many ways! We would, of course, be honored by any financial assistance you can provide. To contribute, head on over to our donation page at https://sharecharlotte.org/donate/18071.

Perhaps even more importantly, you can help by spreading the word! You can do this through word of mouth, retweeting our #GivingTuesdayCLT posts on Twitter @pflagcharlotte, changing your profile picture on Facebook to one of the graphics below, or sharing your story of why giving is important to you using the hashtag #GivingTuesdayCLT on any social media platform. Remember: this isn’t just a one-day campaign: share, re-share, and share again through the 28th!

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