Coleraine urged to take part in first ‘Giving Tuesday’

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Businesses and individuals in Coleraine are being encouraged to get involved in Giving Tuesday, the global phenomenon set to hit Northern Ireland for the first time on December 2.

#GivingTuesdayNI is being co-ordinated by Giving Northern Ireland and The Charities Aid Foundation and will highlight that even amidst the busy shopping season before Christmas people in the Northern Ireland will go out of their way to give to others.

#GivingTuesday has been supported by The White House, Bill Gates, Hugh Jackman, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lopez, Ringo Starr, Kevin Bacon, Heidi Klum, Lily Cole, Facebook and Google to name a few.

Sandara Kelso-Robb, Strategic Advisor to Giving Northern Ireland, says: “On #GivingTuesday we are asking everyone to come together to show the world why it is good to give. Whether it is making a donation, volunteering your time or just spreading the word, Giving Tuesday is a call to action for everyone who wants to give something back.”

Individuals and businesses can get involved in a number of ways. Visit www.givingnorthernireland.org