#GivingTuesdayCCUtahCedar City Proclaims November 28, 2017 #GivingTuesdayCCUtah
Cedar City Day of Giving

City Cedar, Utah – Cedar City has proclaimed November 28, 2017 #GivingTuesday – Cedar City Day of Giving. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses, and individuals—to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, this year, November 28, 2017, to kick off the holiday giving season and to inspire people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities and to give  back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they support.  Millions of people in over 98 countries have participated in the movement.

Peggy Green said, “We saw #GivingTuesday as the perfect time to celebrate our active non-profits and encourage our community to continue to give back.”

Seeing an opportunity to channel the generous spirit of the holiday season and to inspire action around charitable giving, a group of friends and partners, led by the 92nd Street Y (92Y), came together to find ways to promote and celebrate the great American tradition of giving. Thought leaders in philanthropy, social media, and grassroots organizations joined with 92Y to explore what is working in modern philanthropy and how to expand these innovations throughout the philanthropic sector.

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Connie Sowards (Family Support Center), Mayor Maile Wilson, and Peggy Green (Care and Share)

“It’s been a privilege to work with remarkable leaders all over the country building a movement around #GivingTuesday,” said Henry Timms, 92Y’s Executive Director and founder of #GivingTuesday. “This initiative has truly been crowd-sourced by some of the smartest and most connected minds among the next generation of philanthropists and entrepreneurs.”

Those who are interested in joining any one of the non-profit organizations in Cedar City #GivingTuesday initiatives can visit http://www.careandshare-ut.org/giving-tuesday and follow #GivingTuesdayCCUtah. For more details about the #GivingTuesday movement, visit the #GivingTuesday website (www.givingtuesday.org), Facebook page

(https://www.facebook.com/GivingTuesday) or follow @GivingTues and the #GivingTuesday hashtag on social media.

 

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