How to Donate on Giving Tuesday in 2023
As the world’s leading expert on childhood, Save the Children works in the hardest-to-reach places, where it's toughest to be a child. Today, as nearly 468 million children worldwide are living in areas affected by armed conflict, our work to protect a generation of children makes us one of the best organizations to support and donate to charity this Giving Tuesday.
Thanks to our supporters, we have been able to change the lives of over 1 billion children since our founding more than 100 years ago. Our charity work in the United States and around the world helps keep children healthy, educated and safe.
We are proud to be involved with a global day of giving by participating in #GivingTuesday on November 28, 2023. Save the Children is also proud to participate in #CryptoGivingTuesday.
With your help, we can come together to protect a generation of children in need and the future we share.
Facts and FAQs About Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving and unity. Now in its eleventh year, Giving Tuesday is recognized as an opportunity for people and communities to come together in the spirit of generosity.
The first Giving Tuesday was held on December 4, 2012. Today, the day continues to be recognized worldwide.Back to Top
Giving Tuesday is an annual day of giving held on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year, Giving Tuesday will be held on November 28, 2023.
Following traditional days of spending, including Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday stands in contrast. Instead, Giving Tuesday is focused on the act and spirit of giving back to children and families in need.Back to Top
There are several ways to participate in Giving Tuesday this giving season.
As a Save the Children supporter, you can help us reach vulnerable children, families and their communities on Giving Tuesday in several ways, including:
- Making a donation
- Creating a Facebook Fundraiser
- Giving a gift from our gift catalog
- Joining Team Tomorrow
- Playing, streaming or posting to social media
The spirit of generosity can be found all around us and Save the Children recognizes this. As a global movement, Giving Tuesday is designed to inspire people and communities to come together at a time of the year when we can collectively reflect on those in need.
While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are recognized as days of spending, Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to donate—your time, your talent or your passion to transform your community and help change children's lives.
History of Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday was founded in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation. It didn’t take long at all for Giving Tuesday to be embraced and gain awareness across social media. The hashtag #GivingTuesday is part of the official name.Back to Top
Your donation to Save the Children can be matched, thanks to the generosity of a group of donors! A match allows your gift to go even further to help boys and girls in the U.S. and around the worldBack to Top
As part of Giving Tuesday, Crypto Giving Tuesday is a global moment to support crypto fundraising. Crypto Giving Tuesday is also the kick-off event for Bag Season, The Giving Block’s year-end crypto fundraising season which runs until December 31.
This year your crypto donations have supported children fleeing conflicts like Ukraine and Afghanistan, families suffering from the hunger crisis in countries like Somalia and those impacted by climate disasters like Hurricane Ian in the United States.
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For the first time ever, Giving Tuesday Now was also created as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Giving Tuesday Now took place on May 5, 2020.
An opportunity for people around the world to stand together in unity, Giving Tuesday Now allowed people around the world to give back in safe ways that allow for social connection and kindness even while practicing physical distancing.Back to Top
In 2024, Giving Tuesday will fall on Tuesday, December 3, 2024Back to Top
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