Skip navigation
Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism University of Southern California
Top Stories

Giving Tuesday After Thanksgiving Holidays

Charities are teaming up for a new holiday: Giving Tuesday.

JC Penney is partnering with Giving Tuesday for its own in-store promotions.
JC Penney is partnering with Giving Tuesday for its own in-store promotions.

The holiday season began with Thanksgiving. Next came Black Friday, followed by Cyber Monday, and now there is Giving Tuesday.

#GivingTuesday is a holiday designed to provide an opposite of the commercial holidays preceding it: instead of searching for deals and buying goods, participants are encouraged to give back and donate to charities.

Over 2,100 partners are listed on Giving Tuesday's website as of Monday, including corporations, schools, nonprofits, and religious groups.

The organizers are asking partners to collect data of how many donations they receive Tuesday, how many people volunteered at an event, or additional relevant information.

People interested in participating in Giving Tuesday are encouraged to check the Giving Tuesday twitter (@GivingTuesday) for events in their areas.

For more on Giving Tuesday, visit their website.

COMMENTS
Leave a comment
Name:
E-mail:*
URL:
Comments:*

United Teachers Los Angeles Protests Deasy


By Leslie Noye
09/30/14 | 10:50 a.m. PDT

Parents and teachers wore red as a sign of unity against Deasy's $1 billion budget for iPads. (Photos by Matt...

LAUSD Board Meets Privately to Discuss Deasey


By Lauren Day
09/30/14 | 10:18 a.m. PDT

John Deasy could be terminated before contract ends.

Lakers Media Day: Kobe Bryant

Lakers Media Day: Steve Nash

Lakers Media Day: Nick Young

Lakers Media Day: Jeremy Lin

We detected that you might be on a mobile device such as an iPad or iPhone. Sorry, at this time the video box is only visible on desktop computers.
MOST POPULAR

A Look at the World's Largest Airborne Law Enforcement Agency


By Ani Ucar and eramirez
09/29/14 | 4:11 p.m. PDT

With 18 helicopters circling the skies, L.A. is home to the largest airborne force. ATVN's Ani Ucar takes us behind...

"It's Going Down, I'm Yelling Timber!"


By Sana S. Ahmed and ccameron
09/24/14 | 9:44 a.m. PDT

A student's car is damaged after a large tree falls on The Row.