Other Ways

Here are some additional ways to make a difference on #GivingTuesday (and beyond!)

•Create “noise” on your company’s social media channels for #GivingTuesday
•Organize a goods drive at your business on #GivingTuesday in support of a cause
•Bring a friend when you give blood.
•Organize a blood drive.
•Charge your employees to wear denim on #GivingTuesday and donate the proceeds
•Offer to match your employees’ gifts to a #GivingTuesday organization on 12/3
•Give a % of your sales to a #GivingTuesday organization on 12/3
•Rally your employees and do a group service project
•Put out a “Tips for #GivingTuesday” on your counter
•Ask employees to tweet their favorite company-sponsored volunteer moment of the year.
•Pledge to donate $100 for every car/unit sold on 12/3 to a #GivingTuesday organization
•Ask your customers to “round up” their sale as a donation to #GivingTuesday
•Encourage employees to use the hashtag; educate them on what #GivingTuesday is and let them run with it!
•Issue a challenge grant, offering to match up the community’s donations up to a certain dollar on #GivingTuesday
•Launch a special campaign to support your favorite cause
•Create a volunteer initiative for the New Year for your employee base
•Host a bake sale and donate the proceeds to a #GivingTuesday organization. You company can match profits made.
•Hang #GivingTuesday signs/banners in your storefront window
•Have #GivingTuesday t-shirts made for your staff to wear on 12/3
•Announce your #GivingTuesday participation to your customer base through email
•Ask employees to clean their closets and bring donations of gently used, clean clothing to work for a group donation.
•Have a volunteer fair in the company cafeteria
•Partner with other companies aligned with your signature funding area through a social media campaign (tweet/post the impact of your collective efforts).
•Give out charity gift cards, from organizations such as DonorsChoose.org and Global Giving, to managers to distribute to staff.
•Summarize a few of your proudest moments over the last year and celebrate those on your Intranet site or in an Op-Ed to the local paper.
•Commit a portion of company proceeds from Black Friday and/or Cyber Monday to your favorite cause.

JOIN US! Bring your donations to the Washington State Fair Gold Lot (9th and Meridian) during the yearly Washington State Fair each year. Stay tuned for dates and times of the yearly donation event. #GivingTuesdayPuyallup