For many Americans, faith plays a major role in their desire to give and serve. Here are some of the ways that churches, faith-based organizations, mosques, temples, and other places of worship have been participating in the GivingTuesday movement:
The Church of the Holy Angels fundraised for St. Jerome School, an older, economically-disadvantaged school on the other side of Cleveland. The parishioners raised over $25,000 to help the school get a renovation for their gym, allowing them to better serve the needs of their students in nourishing their minds, bodies, and spirits!Watch the Video
As part of GAGives on GivingTuesday, Pastor J.R Atkins of First United Methodist Church in Hapeville stood out on the street with a collection plate to rally donations for a local arts organization
Conception Abbey adopted eight local families providing them with gifts to put under their trees, stuffed stockings, and even a decorated Christmas tree for their homes.
A mosque and a church came together on GivingTuesday to feed and provide medical screenings to the needy, while combating stigmas and intolerance. Together the group served struggling neighbors, delivering a warm welcome and warm meal.
Members of the Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church, lead by Pastor Debra B. Morton, held a drive-thru food giveaway as part of #GivingTuesdayNow
#iGiveCatholic is a nationwide online giving event that provides Catholic parishes, schools, ministries, and nonprofits the opportunity to connect with their current donors and establish relationships with new donors. On GivingTuesday 2020, the group collectively raised $12.7M to support their ministries.Learn More
There are several GivingTuesday Community movements that have formed around faith. These are nationwide campaigns, open to all organization that fit the appropriate criteria. Some campaigns offer things like training, capacity building, donation tools, matches and prizes, but more importantly, comaraderie and an opportunity to work together.
Interested in forming a GivingTuesday coalition for your faith? Learn more about leading a GivingTuesday Community!
Ready to join churches, mosques, temples, and places of worship around the world to create a wave of radical generosity? Use these resources to plan, promote, and rally your community to create change in honor of GivingTuesday.