Thanks for visiting the FGCE Alumni #GivingTuesday page! We’re so glad to have you decided to get involved
in the movement with us! This year our charity FGCE Gives will be raising funds for the Giving Tuesday campaign on December 3rd.
We encourage you to use the FAQ section to learn more about our campaign plans. Click on the questions for answers.
Be sure to also download our media pack below for access to banners and various other items you can use to spread the word about Giving Tuesday.
When Is Giving Tuesday?
This year’s #GivingTuesday falls on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 (fund matching from Facebook starts from 8:00am ET / 5:00am PT
What Is Giving Tuesday?
#GivingTuesday is December 3, 2019, and is a global day of giving that happens every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday.
For the first time FGCE Alumni the Americas will extend #GivingTuesday not only to the alumni community but to the open population of countless
supporters rallying community support online and across all of the US and Canada.
We need all FGCE Alumni and their friends – not only in North America, but also across the world – to help us make a difference for the various communities we support, and for the students at FGCE.
Where can I donate?
You can donate by going to our Facebook page facebook.com/fgcealumni. From there simply click on the “Donate” button at the bottom-right area of the banner.
How do I get involved?
Spread the word.
Download our media toolkit with social media posts, images, and sample emails that you can use to get fellow alumni, friends, and supporters in your social network excited and informed about #GivingTuesday! Here’s the link.
Share out any #Giving Tuesday media that we release to your email contacts or social media network.
Remember to end your social media posts with the hashtags #fgcegives #givingtuesday for maximum impact.
Visit your favorite restaurant, gym, barber shop, or other friendly business and share the news of #Giving Tuesday with friendly owners who can help spread the word for us or even give something towards our #Giving Tuesday drive.
Join us online.
You can make your gift online, starting at 7:00 a.m. CST on November 27 by visiting facebook.com/fgcealumni. We’ll be posting updates all day long in our Facebook page.
Who Can Donate on Giving Tuesday
Everybody worldwide can donate on Giving Tuesday.
Who Can Participate In the #fgcegives #GivingTuesday?
Individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations, corporations and more can participate in our #GivingTuesday campaign.
What is so special about this years #GivingTuesday?
This years Giving Tuesday is special to our fundraising efforts because Facebook will be matching all funds donated to our organization 100% up to $100,000, or until the $7M available for matching runs out. See the eligibility for details.
What Time Does The Matching Start?
In order for your funds to be matched by Facebook for Giving Tuesday they have to be donated between (8am to 8pm EST on Dec. 3).
Any funds received after that still go towards our fundraising efforts although they would not be eligible for the Facebook match.
What Time Does The Matching End?
Donated funds will be matched up to 11:59:59 PM PST
What other ways can I help besides donating money?
Every act of generosity counts. Even if you cannot donate money you could donate physical gifts such as electronics or act as a volunteer on that day to assist us with the campaign.
Which donations are eligible for the match?
Donations that are made through the “Donate” button on our Facebook page are eligible for the match.
What about social media?
Their are many ways you can help us through social media. You can tweet our links on your Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, or Snapchat
pages. Always be sure to include a direct link to the donation page. You can find it here.
Activate your social media followers and ask them to share stories of why you are supporting our organization “Afgceaa corporation” on Giving Tuesday.
Use the hashtags #fgcegives #givingtuesday to help spread the word about the campaign during the weeks leading
to Giving Tuesday.
Where can I learn more about Facebooks involvement?
You can learn more about Facebook’s commitment to match funds by visiting the website they dedicated to Giving Tuesday. Please navigate to https://socialgood.fb.com/giving-season/#giving-tuesday
Any suggestions on making sure that my donated funds are matched?
You want to donate as early as humanly possible as soon as the matching starts. Since the $7M available to match funds by Facebook is limited funds are matched on a first come-first served basis till the $7M is used up. This of course means that their will be quite a dash for the available funds. The matching starts at the below times:
Pacific Time: 5:00 am
Central Time: 7:00 am
Eastern Time: 8:00 am