Stories GivingEveryTuesday

Everyone has something to give and every act of generosity counts.

Be a part of the global generosity movement.

Find GivingTuesday in your country or community.

On November 30, 2021, the whole world united for a celebration of generosity.

Whether it was making someone smile, helping a neighbor out, or showing up for an issue you care about, on GivingTuesday you transformed the way we think about and act on giving all year long.


Millions of people came together to celebrate generosity, share kindness, and drive record-breaking giving on GivingTuesday 2021

Connect with GivingTuesday in Your Country or Cause-Area

Find resources, activities, events, and ways to participate in GivingTuesday through our network of leaders

Cause-Based Coalitions


#BitcoinTuesday #LatinxGive
GT for Disability Rights GivingBayDay
#GiveForDV #NewsMatch (Nonprofit Newspapers)
#GiveBlck #NextGenGenerosity
#GivingTuesdayMutualAid #PhilanthropyTogether (Giving Circles)
#MuslimsGive Sikh Coalition for GivingTuesday
#GivingTuesdayLGBTQ GivingPeaceDay
#GivingTuesdayMilitary #Give65 (Seniors)
#GivingZooDay #RefugeesGive
#iGiveCatholic #GiveToWomenAndGirls
#PandemicOfLove #GivingInnovationTuesday

Generosity Idea Factory

How are you giving back? Grab an idea below and show some kindness today! Share on social media with hashtag #GivingTuesday and inspire others to give together.

Pay for a Stranger's Order
Pay for a Stranger's Order

‣ Pay for the next person's order at the coffee shop or drive-thru.
‣ Tuck a grocery store gift card & a note in a shopping basket.
‣ Donate to pay utility bills for seniors or those struggling to make ends meet.

Use Your Voice to Help Others
Use Your Voice to Help Others

‣ Post messages from a favorite nonprofit on social media.
‣ Contact your elected officials in support of fair policies and funding for social services.
‣ Encourage your friends and family to give back.

Pack Lunches for Those in Need
Pack Meals for Those in Need

Pack sacked lunches to give away. Or check with your local shelter or food pantry to see if they also have programs that distribute pre-packed lunches.

Non-Perishable Lunch Ideas
Volunteer Virtually
Volunteer Virtually

You can virtually volunteer right from your couch, ideas include: advocating for causes, transcribing or translating materials, helping organize campaigns, and more.

Discover volunteer opportunities
Create Blessing Bags
Create Blessing Bags

‣ Start with non-perishible snacks and bottled water.
‣ Add bandages, lip balm, and travel-sized sunscreen.
‣ Include socks, menstrual supplies and hand sanitizer or wipes.
‣ Don't forget gloves and hand warmers for cold weather!

Do Something Kind Today
Do Something Kind Today

‣ Mow the lawn or rake the leaves for a senior citizen or single parent.
‣ Surprise someone on your block with flowers.
‣ Share a message of hope with a poster or sidewalk chalk.
‣ Call or video chat with an older person in your life.

Explore Generosity Around the World

While giving looks different within various cultures, countries, and communities, the value of generosity is one that all of humanity celebrates.  GivingTuesday leaders are sharing generosity traditions throughout the world.

GivingTuesday Data Commons

Analyzing the Social Conversation

We partnered with Pulsar to analyze the social conversation on giving and generosity.

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