Smile Train Kicks Off ‘Give Smiles’ Campaign on Biggest Giving Day of the Year, Giving Tuesday

Entering its seventh year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. In celebration of the day and the season of giving, Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft organization, kicked off their annual ‘Give Smiles’ campaign. Smile Train is asking supporters to donate and #GiveSmiles on Giving Tuesday, with the goal of raising $130,000 to provide cleft care to an additional 520 children in honor of the day. Smile Train will participated in a livestream on Giving Tuesday hosted by Devin Thorpe. Thorpe…

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A Large Raw Fish And Elton John’s Leather Boots Top List Of Bizarre Charity Donations

A prosthetic leg, a sheep’s head and a live ferret. These are just some of the weird donations received down the years by charities around the UK, sent to either their offices or charity shops. That’s according to the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), who commissioned the research ahead of Giving Tuesday on 27th November. Giving Tuesday is the international day to do good for charity, with people across the globe encouraged to support a good cause in any way possible. Celebrities including Ricky Gervais, Emma Watson and Wayne Rooney have…

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St. Baldrick’s Foundation Challenges Holiday Shoppers to Save Kids with Cancer with Giving Tuesday Campaign

A child is diagnosed with cancer every 2 minutes worldwide. That’s the same amount of time it will take consumers to purchase a Black Friday deal online. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, is proud to participate in Giving Tuesday taking place Nov. 27 and is encouraging shoppers nationwide to donate their Black Friday and Cyber Monday savings to help save kids with cancer. This year, St. Baldrick’s is partnering with Wireless Vision, T-Mobile’s largest retail partner, and Blackhawk Network, a global financial…

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Wells Fargo Launches Holiday Food Bank Program With $5 Million Donation to United Way

Wells Fargo & Company today announced the launch of the Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank program to make more meals possible in communities this holiday season. Working with United Way Worldwide to create a long-term, high impact program that will support hunger-related causes in our local communities, Wells Fargo donated an additional $5 million grant to the United Way in support of this effort. According to a recent Wells Fargo study 1, 83 percent of people are more likely to donate food this season if they could do it at…

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Clayton Launches Season of Giving Storytelling Campaign

Housebuilder Clayton, has launched a social media and video campaign that highlights the importance of giving back to those in need. The “Season of Giving” campaign shares stories from the experiences of Clayton team members giving back to their communities and fellow team members in need. Clayton’s 40 home building facilities and nearly 350 home centers across the nation are encouraged to share how they are giving back through their social media channels in hopes to inspire others. The campaign will run during the globally recognized, Giving Tuesday, which takes…

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