Giving Tuesday Now is May 5
By Durham Chamber of Commerce / Published 05.01.20Back to Feed
Mobilizing the World Through Giving
We believe that generosity has the power to unite and heal communities in good times and bad. A global threat like COVID-19 touches every person on the planet, and it presents an opportunity to come together as a global community.
#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 – in addition to the regularly scheduled Dec 1, 2020 #GivingTuesday – as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
Let’s come together in Durham to create a wave of generosity, citizen engagement, action from business and philanthropy, and support for communities and nonprofits around the world.
We can still show social connection and come together on behalf of our communities even while practicing physical distancing.
- Support healthcare workers by donating supplies, advocating for them, and staying home.
- Give to the organizations that you love most – no amount is too little and nonprofits need our support.
- Help out small businesses by buying gift cards or writing an online review.
- Combat loneliness by reaching out to a neighbor, relative, seniors or veterans.