Mark Your Calendars For #GivingTuesday!
After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes… #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back to your favorite charities and kicks off the charitable season as many prepare for the holidays and end-of-the-year giving. OAR has joined the #GivingTuesday movement this year and we want YOU to be a part of the movement and our mission too! We hope that as you plan your #GivingTuesday donations, you consider making a contribution to OAR. OAR needs your continued support to help our participants and make the community a healthier, safer place to live. Your contributions will help us provide the services and resources needed to persons incarcerated as they get ready to transition back into the community and reunite with their families.
Where to make your #GivingTuesday donations:
- Donate to us through our Facebook page! The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is matching up to $2 million of #GivingTuesday donations starting 8AM EST the day of! So please consider donating to us on our Facebook page during that time so we can get our donations matched! All you have to do is click our “Donate” button!
- You can also donate to OAR through our #GivingTuesday Campaign Page we have set up through the Catalogue for Philanthropy. Click here to visit our Campaign Page!
- Lastly, you can always send in donations through the mail or donate on our website here.
Here are some ways in which your donations help OAR and our participants:
$10 = A meal for someone who has just been released from incarceration
$50 = Provide emergency clothing, food, and transportation for an OAR participant
$100 = Provide pro-social activities for participants recently released from incarceration (i.e. movie tickets, a meal, sports games, etc.)
$250 = Provide professional attire for OAR participants seeking employment
$500 = One month of Emergency Services for one OAR participant
$1,000 = Housing assistance for an OAR participant to move out of a shelter
$5,000 = Underwrite OAR’s Project Christmas Angel, providing 1,000 gifts to more than 350 children with parents who are incarcerated
Be a part of the movement. Be a part of our mission.
Start off the giving season with #GivingTuesday and OAR
If you have any questions, please contact Heather Pritchett, Director of Development and Outreach, at 703-228-7435 or firstname.lastname@example.org.