There are so many ways small businesses + brands can be a part of this global day of generosity by using their platforms, talents and resources for good.
Every GivingTuesday since 2018, Toms has closed up its shops nationwide to encourage employee volunteering.
A popular restaurant in DC gave away food to anyone who wanted it for #GivingTuesdayNow. They’re part of a collective that’s committed to keeping restaurant workers employed and essential workers fed.
A small boutique gift shop created care baskets for nurses at their local hospital.
On GivingTuesday 2020 West Elm gave 100% of all proceeds from its Give Back Shop (which featured products from local maker) to organizations that support racial equity: the 15 Percent Pledge, the NAACP, the Jackie Robinson Foundation, and The National Urban League.
As part of GivingTuesday 2018, Patagonia matched $10 million in donations to organizations associated with Patagonia Action Works, a tool that allows people to find nearby grassroots groups fighting climate change.
Chapel Hill Tire in North Carolina challenged their community to 12 days of kindness ahead of GivingTuesday. Each tire shop gave back to the community too. One shop brought warm clothes + non perishable food to a homeless encampment, another shop brought toys to Ronald McDonald House, still another brought a pick up truck full of dog food to an animal shelter.
Ready to join businesses around the world to create a wave of radical generosity? Use these resources to plan, promote, and rally your employees and customers to create change in honor of GivingTuesday.