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Today is Giving Tuesday

On the heels of Black Friday, that day when people idealize the consumerist gods, comes a new public movement to donate and to volunteer in whatever way matters to you -- Giving Tuesday. A special reminder to all of us to think of others and our communities, Giving Tuesday is a global celebration; a time where charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for their favourite causes over a one month period beginning with this day.

So what can you do to get involved? Here are just a few things:

1. Donate to the charity of your choice and receive a tax receipt.
2. Use your social media channels to promote this movement. Click here for some sample social media messages to spread the word and follow @ givingtuesdayca today.  
3. Choose a volunteer cause that is right for you!  
4. Instead of a traditional gift, send a charity gift card to someone you love. 
5. Get inspired by learning what others are doing for Giving Tuesday.

So how about it? Don’t delay. Give today.

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