Generosity has the power to unite and heal communities in good times and bad. A global threat like COVID-19 touches every person on the planet, and it presents an opportunity to come together as a global community. At Growing Places Indy, we’re proud to provide local fresh foods at a time when the community needs it the most.
And, we are excited to participate in #GivingTuesdayNow on May 5, 2020.
5 Things to Know About Giving Tuesday Now
When Is Giving Tuesday Now?
For the first time, Giving Tuesday Now will be held on May 5th, 2020.
What Is Giving Tuesday Now?
Giving Tuesday Now is a global day of giving and unity created as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
An opportunity for people around the world to stand together in unity, Giving Tuesday Now will allow people around the world to give back in safe ways that allow for social connection and kindness even while practicing physical distancing.
How Does Giving Tuesday Now Work?
There are several ways to participate in Giving Tuesday Now this May 5, 2020. As a Growing Places Indy supporter, you can help us reach more people in our community by:
- Making a donation
- Creating a Facebook fundraiser
- Buying produce or a CSA
- Share with your network
Why Does Giving Tuesday Exist?
While Giving Tuesday Now will launch on May 5, 2020, as a response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, Giving Tuesday was created in 2012. Giving Tuesday was launched eight years ago as a day that encourages people to do good. Giving Tuesday will happen on December 1, 2020—the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.