Tag Archives: #GivingTuesday

Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Jen’s Choice

This Giving Tuesday, I wanted to donate to an organization that was working in several spaces to effect positive change. The Dream Corps supports economic, environmental, and criminal justice innovators — all areas that will need as much support as … more

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Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Meg’s Choice

This Giving Tuesday, I’m going back to my professional roots—social work. The social work profession has been empowering individuals and communities to improve their lives since the early 1900s by connecting people to the resources they need to improve their … more

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Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Alanah’s Choice

The burn of Hillary Clinton’s loss of the presidential election is still present. My pain isn’t from the fact that we have yet to elect a female as president of the United States. The searing feeling, for me, stems from … more

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Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Amanda’s Choice

To say the election has been a tough one for all of us, is an understatement. But the day after the election, as the city sat in an eerie silence, I received several emails from PEN America letting me know … more

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Our Impact on Giving Tuesday: Kathy’s Choice

My Giving Tuesday gift is for the Sacred Stone Legal Defense Fund for activists protecting their land and water at Standing Rock Reservation. The Sacred Stone Camp was established April 1, 2016 as a center of spiritual and cultural opposition to the Dakota Access … more

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Our Impact on #GivingTuesday: TechTown

Jennifer Clements says: TechTown is a unique, hands-on learning center that launched in my hometown of Chattanooga, TN earlier this year, where nearly 60% of students in the school district qualify for free or reduced lunches and the school district … more

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Our Impact on #GivingTuesday: National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

Meg Roberts says: There are so many important considerations when trying to determine the best use of a charitable donation. Do I want to give locally, nationally or internationally? Do I want to support a “cure” or meet an immediate … more

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Our Impact on #GivingTuesday: DC Greens

Alanah Rosenbloom says: DC Greens is a growing organization grounded in food education, food access, and food policy in DC.This past year they were incredibly successful in mobilizing volunteers to distribute $400,000 in fruits and vegetables through the Produce Plus … more

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Our Impact on #GivingTuesday: College Possible

Lisa Swayze says: I have a high school senior (shameless mom plug, his photo included with this blog!) who is in the throes of the college application process right now. After more than a year of effort, including test prep … more

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Our Impact on #GivingTuesday: DC Diaper Bank

Julie Price says: With a baby at home, diapers take up far too much of my brain space these days. Making sure we have enough in the diaper bag when we leave the house… wondering whether it’s time to switch … more

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