On November 28, 2017, take some of your savings from four days of gluttonous spending over the Thanksgiving weekend with a donation to a charitable organization. On #GivingTuesday, thousands of nonprofits will be fundraising to support themselves for the next year.
When is Giving Tuesday 2017?
Giving Tuesday is the first Tuesday after the Thanksgiving weekend (as celebrated in the United States). It follows immediately after Cyber Monday. Although some organizations have promoted #GivingTuesday as the first Tuesday in December, an early Thanksgiving will actually push the date in November for the next few years.
The official US Giving Tuesday website is has already posted the date as November 28, 2017. For additional years, visit our page on Giving Tuesday dates.
You can make a difference.
Giving Tuesday has helped raise over $100 million for worthwhile causes across the country. Learn more from the information that we have gathered on the movements results.
This is no longer a U.S. phenomenon as it quickly went global.
Canada: America’s neighbor to the north was one of the first countries outside the United States to seize on the GivingTuesday movement and organize charitable donations on the same day.
United Kingdom: The Charities Aid Foundation organizes #GivingTuesday in the U.K. The campaign was first launched in 2014 and occurs on the same day as in the United States.
Other countries participating in the day of giving include Australia, Brazil, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Kenya, New Zealand, Singapore and Spain.