Here’s to the folks whose favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. Who doesn’t love a day dedicated to appreciating the gifts of family, friendships, and community? And here’s to the special people who always make a point to invite someone to celebrate Thanksgiving, who, without the invitation, would be left out. You know the type — the people who always make sure that there is room at the table for one more.
You can be one of those special people this coming Tuesday, November 27th, by joining in the Universities at Shady Grove’s #GivingTuesday “One Day for One More” campaign. It’s an easy way to share your kindness and we think you’ll feel great for doing it.
#GivingTuesday is a social media-based event dedicated to philanthropy and community voluntarism. It began some years ago as a way to counter the extremes of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This #Giving Tuesday, USG is asking our community to help set the table of education for one more student by contributing to its General Scholarship Fund. The General Scholarship Fund allows USG to help students with the greatest need. It’s just one day and we hope to raise enough to invite one more to the table. Go online and use the drop-down menu to give to USG’s General Scholarship Fund. Your kindness can help make room for one more scholarship recipient at USG.
Of course, #GivingTuesday gifts can be made to any USG fund on #GivingTuesday, and contributions at every level are appreciated. No gift is too small. The important part is to celebrate by sharing. There are 365 days in a year. Let’s use #GivingTuesday as One Day for One More.
By: Tom Clifford, USG Director of Major Gifts
Please contact me if you would like more information about additional giving opportunities.