Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 39

Thank You Wednesday: The Gift of Giving Tuesday


It is early here in Sao Paulo, Brasil, but I wanted to capture some quick reflections about the experience of GivingTuesday. Maybe it is because I am in a different country, but I felt the magic of what Giving Tuesday was intended to be when it launched two years ago.… Read More

Join Me Live From Brasil to Celebrate #GivingTuesday #DiadeDoar on 12/2 at 11:00 AM PST


I’m in Sao Paulo, Brasil to speak at Telefonica’s Conference on virtual volunteering that takes place on December 2nd (GivingTuesday).  I’ll be talking about how individuals and NGOS can have a great impact by building relationships online and inspiring their networks to take action – whether volunteering, giving money,or  educating others.… Read More

#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

Guest Post


#thankful4home: A Lesson in Project Based Learning & Gratitude guest post by Lisa Colton

This fall and winter I’m working with a group of organizations in Chicago to raise awareness around homelessness, alongside screenings of the @Home documentary that features portraits of this issue through the eyes of activist Mark Horvath. … Read More

Record-breaking donations on Give to the Max Day in Minnesota


GiveMN launched its “Give to the Max Day” over 6 years ago.  It was one of the first 24-hour day of giving that rallies and inspires to donate to charities.  On November 13, Minnesotans broke a record Thursday, donating more than $18 million to schools and non-profits.  … Read More

Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits


Community Block Party attendees check out participating nonprofit organizations during the event. Photo courtesy of The Miami Foundation.

Note from Beth: It’s Giving Day Season!   I’m working with a network of community foundations, grantees of the Knight Foundation, that are hosting giving days as the facilitator.    

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