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#GivingTuesday Trends Worldwide
The day that's all about giving is a big hit in the UK, US and around the world
GivingTuesday is taking Twitter, and the world, by storm again this year. The annual day encouraging us all to do good things for charity is marking its 8th year, and its second as the top trending item on International Twitter.
The campaign has been well supported on both sides of the Pond. In the US, as well as gaining public support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, personalities from across the country are taking up the hashtag #GivingTuesday, including Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Gillian Anderson and Captain America star Chris Evans to support the cause. In the UK, London's BT Tower has been advertising GivingTuesday on its iconic spire, whilst Thomson Reuters has shown a Giving Tuesday video on their Jumbotron in Canary Wharf throughout the week.
An added benefit for Americans in the UK is that the firm which champions GivingTuesday, Charities Aid Foundation, offer services specifically for overseas Americans who wish to make international charitable donations. Check out the Charities Aid Foundation American Donor Fund for more details.
We'll leave you with some of the big names who have been promoting #GivingTuesday via Twitter.
For #GivingTuesday, the Global @GirlsAlliance asked young women what they're thankful for this holiday season—and how they plan to pay it forward to girls around the world.— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) November 27, 2018
I hope you'll follow their lead. Support projects for girls at https://t.co/Z5q8KOBrmF pic.twitter.com/D5teV3x2L2
On this #GivingTuesday, I'm honoured to support @womenforwomenUK.— Gillian Anderson (@GillianA) November 27, 2018
Today I’m donating £1000 which will be generously matched by a group of anonymous donors. Until midnight, every donation we all make will be doubled! Please join me: https://t.co/t2alVgL7u8 pic.twitter.com/l7X2Irekts
This #GivingTuesday, consider giving to support organizations that have spent the last few months working tirelessly to reunite families the administration has separated at the border. Over 200 children are still waiting to be reunited with loved ones.— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 27, 2018
So #GivingTuesday is here again. Please support my favorite charity Christopher’s Haven by texting “CHRISKIDS” to 444-999 to donate this holiday season. Any amount makes a huge difference. Thank you!!!!— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) November 27, 2018
At work in over 40 countries worldwide AND a leading U.S. resettlement agency during the biggest refugee crisis on record, I'm proud to support @theIRC's critical work. Join me. Support their work here this #GivingTuesday: https://t.co/KdqdqWxmIx— Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) November 27, 2018