Three Easy Ways to make #GivingTuesday A Success in Baltimore

GIVINGTUESDAYDIPTICOn Tuesday, December 3rd Blue Water Baltimore will be asking our supporters to do something pretty special: help prove Baltimore is the most generous city in America!

We know how special the people in Baltimore are: every day we work with you to protect our watersheds: 124 thousand acres of them.

Every year we are amazed, and thankful, for the huge number of volunteers who turn out for stream cleanups, tree plantings, pollution monitoring, native plant sales, storm drain stenciling, and countless other efforts too numerous to count.

As Fall winds down and Winter sets in, thoughts naturally turn to family, holidays, and – yes – shopping.

This year, in response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Blue Water Baltimore is joining charities across the region for something new: #GivingTuesday.

Tuesday, December 3rd is #GivingTuesday, a national day of charity which proves that the holidays can be about both giving and giving back. It celebrates how Americans can do more with their wallets than just shop – and that Americans can give as good as we get. #GivingTuesday is charity awareness built for the social media era.

bmgm-twitter-profile-picOn #GivingTuesday, Blue Water Baltimore will be joining with foundations and non-profits as part of the Bmore Gives More campaign, a local effort to prove that Baltimore is the most generous city in America.

Our goal for online giving on Tuesday, December 3rd is $12,416. That’s just one dollar for every 10 acres in our watershed!

All told, Bmore Gives More will raise $5 Million for Baltimore causes. Aggregating our online giving in a single day will show the world just how charitable Baltimore really is.

Bmore Gives More is also organizing a tremendous array of donor rewards and matching gifts, so your donation on #GivingTuesday will do more!

We are asking you to take three simple steps to help make #GivingTuesday a success!

  1. Join our special #GivingTuesday event on Blue Water Baltimore’s Facebook page.
  2. Pledge at TODAY that you will support #GivingTuesday
  3. Donate on December 3rd to Blue Water Baltimore and your other favorite Baltimore charities

Bonus step:  Tweet “I will be donating to @bluewaterbmore on #givingtuesday. Join me & show that #BmoreGivesMore.”. Click to Tweet!

We promise that #GivingTuesday will be a special day for Baltimore’s non-profit community.  We are excited to be part of it, and know you will be too!


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