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Stories of Generosity

Get inspired by these stories of how people around the world are using GivingTuesday to empower their local communities to act with radical generosity.

A homemade sign hanging out of a window of a building in Italy. There's a rainbow on it and it says "Andra Tutto Bene"
18 Mar 2021

We Must Embrace Radical Generosity With or Without COVID

By Asha Curran, CEO, GivingTuesday This Op-Ed was originally published in Newsweek on March 11, 2021. It was just a year ago, on March 11, that the World Health Organization…

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A global map with red GivingTuesday hearts pinned in various countries
11 Feb 2021

GivingTuesday Announces New Series Focused on Increasing Generosity for Recovery and Resilience

New $200K grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies helps launch free online sessions that explore the future of movements as a force for change February 11, 2021 — Today GivingTuesday announced…

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Asian woman wearing a mask and a black visor. She's holding a box and is volunteering at a food distribution event
21 Dec 2020

Responding to This Year of Reckoning with Generosity

It’s up to us—we can ensure that the legacy of this year will be a renewed recognition of our powerful ability to create meaningful change and strengthen our bonds of…

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A man holding a GivingTuesday Guam sticker
2 Dec 2020

After Year of Global Crisis, Millions Respond with Massive Swell of Generosity and Shared Humanity on GivingTuesday 2020

In a single day, GivingTuesday donors in the United States gave $2.47 billion, an amount that is more than all but one US philanthropic foundation gave in a full year…

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