On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving.

Anyone, anywhere can get involved in #GivingTuesday and give back in a way that is meaningful to them.

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

The mission of The First Tee of Benton Harbor is to positively impact the lives of our local youth by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote future potential through the game of golf. We currently serve 3,000 youth per year from our local communities with a goal to double in five years. Starting at a young age, we focus on academic achievement to help every youth envision and prepare for college.

#GivingTuesday can help us impact more participants and help achieve our goal to double our impact in five years!

Here are some additional reasons to participate in #GivingTuesday:

  • #GivingTuesday is a special call to action to create a global day of giving that brings diverse organizations and communities around the world together to give back.
  • #GivingTuesday celebrates generosity by providing people everywhere with an opportunity to give more, give smarter, and give great.
  • #GivingTuesday unites charities, corporations, small businesses, and individuals from across the globe to show that the world gives as good as it gets.
  • You don’t have to be a world leader or a billionaire to give back. #GivingTuesday is about ordinary people coming together doing extraordinary things.

Find out more about #GivingTuesday here: https://www.givingtuesday.org/

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