Conquer GivingTuesday 2017!

par CanadaHelps

  • jeudi, 21 septembre 2017 de 2:00 Après-midi à 4:00 Après-midi (HAE)
  • 300 City Centre Drive , Mississauga, ON L5B 2G6

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Join GivingTuesday Canada for an afternoon discussion featuring Asha Curran, Chief Innovation Officer and Director of the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at the 92nd Street Y. In preparation for GivingTuesday 2017 happening on Tuesday, November 28th, Asha will discuss the global GivingTuesday movement and how charities, community leaders, businesses, citizens and communities can get involved.

What is GivingTuesday? Celebrated annually on the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, GivingTuesday is a day dedicated to giving back. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday—two great days for the global economy—GivingTuesday encourages people around the world to give back by making a financial donation, volunteering, donating food, or supporting their favourite charitable cause in whichever way they choose. Now a global giving movement, the movement was celebrated in 98 countries and millions of dollars are raised every year on GivingTuesday. Read more about last year’s impact in Canada linked here.

P.S. Join the conversation online throughout the event using the hashtag #GivingTuesdayCA and share your GivingTuesday plans! 

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About Our Speakers:

Asha Curran, Chief Innovation Officer and Director of the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at the 92nd Street Y: Asha Curran leads #GivingTuesday, the annual day of giving following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, as well as a portfolio of global, digitally-driven initiatives including 7 Days of Genius, the Social Good Summit, 92Y American Conversation, and the Women inPower Fellowship. She serves on the board of directors of the Scout Film Festival and Guardian.org, a new nonprofit set up to inform public discourse around the most pressing issues of our time through the advancement of independent journalism at the Guardian. She is the recipient of the 2015 Social Capital Hero Award, named a 2016 Woman of Influence by New York Business Journals, and is a Forty over 40 Women to Watch honoree. 92Y was recently named one of the 10 Most Innovative Nonprofits by Fast Company.

Lys Hugessen, President of GIV3: As President of GIV3, Lys leads a public awareness campaign to encourage Canadians to be more giving through volunteering, donating and inspiring others. GIV3, CanadaHelps and several other organizations collaborate to lead the GivingTuesday movement in Canada.

Trudi Ford, Senior Manager, Communications and Marketing at the United Way of Peel Region: Working with the team at the United Way of Peel Region since the year 2000, Trudi's work focuses on helping people from all walks of life to come together to raise funds, volunteer and stimulate policy and attitude changes that lead to the improvement of people’s quality of life in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.

Mark Onufer, Communications Coordinator, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel: Mark has a passion for communications and helping others, and what better way to combine the two than with his role at BBBS of Peel. For the past 2 years Mark has been supporting the Marketing Manager at BBBS of Peel while leading website, social media and community initiatives to increase volunteers, sponsors and donations.

Media Disclaimer: Please note that by attending this event, you agree to be photographed or appear on video captured by CanadaHelps, The GIV3 Foundation, members of the media, or other event attendees.

Accessibility Note: If you require accommodations to attend this event, please send an email to marketing@canadahelps.org with your request.

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300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 2G6

21 septembre 2017
jeudi, 21 septembre 2017 2:00 Après-midi (HAE)

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CanadaHelps is a charitable foundation on a mission to increase giving across Canada, making it easy to fundraise and donate online.