What is #GivingTuesdayBucks?

Giving Tuesday Bucks

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two days for getting deals. Now we have a day for giving back! Tuesday, December 3, 2013 will be a national celebration of generosity, a day to give a gift that makes an impact, and we would like to bring it to Bucks County and offer donors an opportunity to give an on-line donation to support the work of nonprofits serving Bucks. It’s a way to give donors an easy option to be a part of something big, and include what they care about as a part of their holiday giving.

As we enter the holiday season of giving gifts #GivingTuesdayBucks offers us the chance to celebrate all the great work being done to help make Bucks County a better, healthier, stronger and more beautiful community for everyone.

History

The Giving Tuesday project started nationally in 2012. The #GivingTuesdayBucks initiative grew out of the collaborative work of the Bucks County Fundraisers Group. Founded in 2010, the Bucks County Fund Raisers Group is comprised of development and marketing professionals that meet every other month to discuss fund raising issues and share peer-to-peer best practices in non-profit organizations.

With help from our web media partner IQnection Internet Services, we launched a new website on October 8, 2013 to promote online giving to nonprofits serving Bucks County residents. GivingTuesdayBucks.org . Nonprofit partners will be featured on that website and potential donors will be able to click through to nonprofit partners’ websites. The Giving Tuesday initiative is a grass roots effort led by interested volunteers.