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GivingTuesday 2021 Key Messages + Talking Points

  • GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity that will take place on November 30, 2021.
  • GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of radical generosity to transform communities and the world.
  • GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past nine years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
  • GivingTuesday is an opportunity for people around the world to come together to thank, help, give, show kindness, and share what they have with those in need. 
  • People can show their generosity in a variety of ways during GivingTuesday⁠⁠—whether it’s helping a neighbor, advocating for an issue, sharing a skill, or giving to causes—everyone has something to give and every act of generosity counts.
  • When so much attention is given to what divides us, generosity brings people together across races, faiths, and political views. 
  • Grassroots generosity and community action are powerful forces for good, especially in turbulent times.  
  • Recent data shows that people are highly motivated to give in 2021, and are giving more in response to needs in their community and for causes they care about. 
  • GivingTuesday emphasizes opportunities to give back to communities and causes in safe ways that allow for social connection and kindness even while still practicing physical distancing. 
  • Even in times of economic uncertainty, we each have a deep reserve of generosity, which we can deploy in myriad ways to make a difference–your time, your kindness, your skills, your voice are all things you can give in addition to charitable donations.