The True Spirit of the Holidays: Giving Tuesday with the Rotary Club of Hamilton

Hey there, Hamilton! 🍁 As the holiday season approaches, our minds are buzzing with thoughts of Black Friday deals, Christmas wish lists, and scrumptious holiday feasts. But let’s hit the pause button on our shopping carts for a moment, shall we? πŸ›’ There’s another day on the calendar that deserves our attention, and it’s all about giving back. Yes, you guessed itβ€”it’s #GivingTuesday!

What is Giving Tuesday? πŸ€”

For those who might be new to the concept, Giving Tuesday is the world’s largest generosity movement. 🌍 It takes place on the Tuesday following American Thanksgiving and serves as a global reminder to do good. Created in 2012, this day has grown exponentially, inspiring hundreds of millions of people worldwide to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. πŸŽ‰

Why It Matters to Hamilton πŸ™οΈ

Now, let’s bring it back home to Hamilton. Our city is a vibrant community, but like any other, it has its share of challenges. One of the most pressing issues we face is the vulnerability of at-risk children, especially during the harsh winter months. ❄️ That’s where the Rotary Club of Hamilton steps in, and where you can too!

Be a Local Hamilton Hero πŸ¦Έβ€β™€οΈπŸ¦Έβ€β™‚οΈ

This Giving Tuesday, your donation can make a real difference in the lives of these children. We’re talking about more than just a one-time holiday meal; we’re talking about providing the essentials that can make winter a little more bearable for these kids. 🧣🧀

A donation of just $25 will provide a hot meal, a pair of warm mittens, and a snug hat to three children in our community. πŸ²πŸ§€πŸ‘’ It’s a small act that can have a big impact. And guess what? We’re launching our annual Children’s Christmas Celebration Campaign early this year to make sure all 700 children receive these essentials before the cold sets in. πŸŽ„

How to Get Involved 🀝

Ready to join the generosity bash? It’s super easy! Head over to to make your donation. And here’s the cherry on topβ€”you’ll receive a tax receipt for your contribution. πŸ’πŸ“œ

The Bigger Picture 🌏

Giving Tuesday is more than just a day; it’s a movement that encourages ongoing generosity and community involvement. The Rotary Club of Hamilton is proud to be a part of this global initiative, but we’re even prouder to see our local community come together for a common cause. πŸ€—

Let’s Do This, Hamilton! 🌟

So, as you’re jotting down your holiday shopping list or planning your next festive feast, pencil in some time to give back this Giving Tuesday. Let’s show the world what Hamilton is made of! 🎊

Donate now, feel great, and let’s make this the most heartwarming holiday season Hamilton has ever seen! 🎁

To donate and make a difference

Meals, Mitts & Touque for kids in our community.  $25 helps 2 children in inner city Hamilton.  Sponsorship levels available 100% proceeds go back to helping the kids in Hamilton.

HamiltonGives #GivingTuesday #RotaryClubHamilton

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s turn this Giving Tuesday into a Giving _Trend_day! πŸ“ˆ Spread the word, make a donation, and let’s warm some hearts and hands this winter! πŸ’–βœ‹