Great campaigns and events: GivingTuesday 2020!

November 28, 2020
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Check out some amazing activities happing for GivingTuesday this year.

Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, Cole harbour NS - making jars of fresh, Nova Scotia cranberry sauce to add to the Holiday Hampers provided by Connexions Cole Harbour.

Feed Nova Scotia and Sobey's, Halifax, NS - Sobeys is matching donations on Dec 1st, up to $25,000. This is their 6th year of matching for GivingTuesday, raising close to $1 million to date.

CivitasX, Montreal QC - collecting 200 pairs of new socks by Dec 1st, to help protect the feet of those in need from the cold harsh winter ahead.

Share the Warmth and The Unscented Company,  Montreal QC - donating 10% of net sales from Nov 27-Nov 30, 2020, to a local charity Share the Warmth.

West Island Network, Pointe Claire QC - helping reduce food insecurity and social isolation through the #Loveyourneighbour Community Program and porch visits.

Harmony House, Ottawa, ON - aiming to replace old futons in 16 units serving women and children fleeing violence, matching funds provided by Royal LePage Ottawa.

Black Business Professional Association, Toronto ON - Dec 1st pop-up shop at 2577 Yonge Street (at Eglinton) to help black entrepreneurs showcase their products/services.

Dress for Success, Orillia and Barrie ON - hosting a virtual concert on GivingTuesday on their Facebook page, featuring Canadian singer-songwriter Jerry Leger.

Seva Food Bank, Mississauga ON - Nov 30th radiothon for GivingTuesday, calling on the community to donate funds or food to support hungry neighbours.

540 Golden Hawks Air Cadets, Oakville ON - the cadets are writing 200 letters to front-line workers and first responders in support of their leadership role during this time of crisis.

Kehila Heschel School, Hamilton ON - students in Grades 3 to 5 are knitting scarves on #GivingTuesdayCA for @OutOfTheColdHamilton, and K-2 students are collecting hats, mitts, and gloves for @hamiltonjfs.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, Guelph ON - hand delivering flowers to our stakeholders in the community to say thanks on GivingTuesday, and launching our year end online silent auction.

Gore Mutual, Cambridge ON - nominate a charity to win one of 10 donations of $5,000 for a total contribution of $50,000.

Meals on Wheels, Edmonton AB - GivingTuesday Turkey Drive. A $25 turkey will provide someone in need with a turkey this Christmas.

YouthWrite, Edmonton AB - Live-streaming event Dec 1st, 4-5:30 pm (MT), in support of our #SendaKidtoCampaign. Meet some of our past and present YouthWriters, and some of the exceptional people who've taught them.

Volunteer Central, Red Deer AB - collecting personal hygiene & PPE for people experiencing homelessness in the community, and raising awareness in partnership with Red Deer & District Community Foundation, Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce and Turning Point.

A Better Life Foundation, Vancouver BC - Dec 1st launch party to kick off the BEING HUNGRY SUCKS campaign, special guests Jann Arden and Shane Koyczan perform. RSVP here.

First United, Vancouver, BC - hosting a virtual GivingTuesday Shelter Gala, with a goal to raise $50,000 for direct-service, advocacy, and systems-change work in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Canada Institute of Linguistics, Langley, BC - the “DO HARD THINGS” challenge, raising $250k for students to do language development work including in Canada's indigenous communities. All funds matched on Dec 1st.

Langley Gives, Langley BC - colouring contest to showcase charities and generosity in the Langley community. Winners will be drawn on GivingTuesday Dec 1st. Find out more.

TAPS BC and Arvay Finlay LLP, Victoria BC - on GivingTuesday Dec 1st, our firm will match donations made to @TAPSBC and is challenging other boutique law firms to do the same.

Crimson Coast Dance Society, Nanaimo BC - Dec 1st at 3pm PDT join us for a Live Dance Party and learn why dance is so crucial to the wellbeing of you, our community, and our youth.

MedicAlert Canada - starting Dec 1st, the #MinutesMatterChallenge invites you to join in a lighthearted game of online charades. How many words can you get right in only one minute? Find out more here.

CanadaHelps.org, Toronto ON - Enter to win $5,000 for charity from CanadaHelps. Tell us how you plan to celebrate GivingTuesday and your favourite charity could WIN $5,000!* Enter here before Nov 30th for your chance to win. *Full details available on CanadaHelps.org.

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