People across the country can celebrate the season by donating through #GivingTuesday and AmazonSmile.
CLEVELAND, OH – The Holiday Season fills us with joy and the spirit of giving. Nowhere is that more evident than through charitable giving. Project EverGreen has joined two programs – #GivingTuesday and AmazonSmile – that make giving to Project EverGreen easier than ever.
#GivingTuesday is a national effort designed to help non-profit organizations raise money using social media during the holiday season. #GivingTuesday – which hopes to harness the power of social media to create a national movement dedicated to giving, similar to Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping – takes place on December 3, 2013, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
Because Green Matters, Project EverGreen is asking our supporters and partners to share our #GivingTuesday message with their co-workers, employees, families and friends.
The second opportunity for giving comes from online sales giant Amazon.com. All shoppers need to do is visit the http://www.smile.amazon.com website and select Project EverGreen as their organization of choice. A percentage of the products purchased on Amazon will be donated to Project EverGreen. In other words, Project EverGreen benefits from the purchases people were going to make anyway. It doesn’t cost any extra and there are no hidden fees.
“Part of Project EverGreen’s mission is to improve lives by renovating the green spaces in communities around the country,” says Cindy Code, executive director of Project EverGreen. “The Giving Tuesday and AmazonSmile programs seek to do the same thing by providing organizations like ours with the funding they need to do their work.”
Project EverGreen is asking for your help in getting the word out to your employees, families and friends. We’ll be promoting these programs on our social media outlets and ask you to do the same. Below are a couple of easy ways for you to share the message.
1. Your company website: Post this news release to your news or blog section.
2. On Facebook: Please add this link Start your shopping at smile.amazon.com and message to your company and personal Facebook page:
Are you planning on making purchases on Amazon.com this holiday season? Good news! If you visit smile.amazon.com, a portion of your purchase can come directly to Project EverGreen at no extra cost to you. It's as easy as 1,2,3!
Step 1. Log In: visit smile.amazon.com and either log in using your amazon account, or if you are a new user, create a free account.
Step 2.) Select A Charity: under the "pick your own charitable organization" portion, type in "Project EverGreen."
Step 3.) Enjoy your holiday shopping — feel great knowing with just a few easy steps, you're supporting green spaces during the holiday season and throughout the year!
AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives.
3. Twitter, use the hashtag #GivingTuesday and share www.projectevergreen.org/donate