Today is GivingTuesday, and we’re boosting donations made before midnight with a 1% match PLUS you’ll be automatically entered to win a $5,000 charity gift card to further support the charities and causes you care about.*
Join in on the global movement to do better for each other and the planet through acts of generosity. Let’s see how much good we can do in one day!
Find your favourite charity or cause to support or discover new charities that align with your passion for doing good.
Receive a 1% donation match plus every $1 donated is a chance to win a $5, 000 charity gift card to support any of the 86,000 charities on CanadaHelps.*
Feel good knowing you’re participating in the global GivingTuesday movement and join millions in fueling the work of charities that improve lives daily!
Think About the Impact $5,000 Could Make For Your Favourite Charities
Every 10 seconds, a Canadian accesses a food bank. A $20 donation can help provide them with 10 warm meals.
$5,000 can help provide 2,500 warm meals to people experiencing food insecurity.
9 million children in poverty die annually from a curable disease. A $50 donation can help provide more than 30 vaccines to prevent that.
$5,000 can help provide 3,000 vaccines to prevent the spread of curable diseases.
Every minute, industrial logging clears an area of forest equivalent to five NHL hockey rinks. A $150 donation can help plant 30 trees.
$5,000 can help plant 1,000 trees to restore ecosystems and reduce global warming.
Explore More Ways To Give For GivingTuesday
All donations receive a 1% match & you’ll be automatically entered for a chance to win a $5,000 gift card.*
Donate to a cause on Unite for Change
Make a difference for a cause you are passionate about! Each donation supports a group of charities working towards the same cause like fighting racism, food insecurity, gender-based violence, and more.
This year, on GivingTuesday, rally your friends, family, school, workplace and community to make a difference for the charities you care about and the people who rely on them. From performing a random act of kindness, to starting fundraising, or making a charitable donation, there are so many ways to get involved in this global movement to increase generosity. Explore 12 timely ways to give this GivingTuesday and kick off the holiday season!
GivingTuesday started in 2012 in New York as a way to encourage people to do good and spread generosity within their communities.
This movement was brought to Canada a year later for the same reason and has been a part of Canadians’ lives ever since. In fact, more than ~6 million Canadians participated in GivingTuesday in 2021!
Who started GivingTuesday?
GivingTuesday was founded in Canada by CanadaHelps.org, GIV3 and several other founding partners.
What is special about GivingTuesday?
Where do we start? Not only does it put a spotlight on the amazing work charities are doing across the country, but it also encourages Canadians to do good and give after Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
There is so much power in knowing that together on GivingTuesday we’re all using that Canadian generosity we are so well known for to make our communities a better place.
When did GivingTuesday start in Canada?
GivingTuesday was founded in Canada in 2013 (a year after it started in the United States).
When is GivingTuesday?
GivingTuesday is traditionally the Tuesday after Black Friday. Which means the exact date changes every year. This year GivingTuesday is on Tuesday, November, 29th 2022.
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Each year, Canadians make GivingTuesday bigger, better, and more impactful through sharing! Help spread the word:
* GivingTuesday 2022 Extra 1% Offer valid for donations beginning Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 5:01 A.M. Eastern Standard Time (EST) through November 29th, 2022 at 11:59 P.M. Pacific Standard Time (PST). CanadaHelps will donate an additional 1% for each donation, to a maximum aggregate amount of $25,000 CAD. See full terms and conditions: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/givingtuesday-2022-1-match-offer/
Donations must be made via CanadaHelps.org. Minimum $3 donation required. Contest runs from November 15th at midnight Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to November 29th, 2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST). See full rules here