Dec 1, 2020 Giving Tuesday 2020

The start of the giving season Today is the start of Giving Tuesday, the global day dedicated to generosity and giving of all types. Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday/Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” is a time when charities, businesses and individuals across Canada and in 150 countries join together and rally for their favourite causes. In the same way that retailers take part in Black Friday/Cyber Monday, the giving community comes together for GivingTuesday and unites people to support and champion the causes they believe in. Small Businesses are the lifeblood of our communities, as the places we work, eat, shop, play and…

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Apr 27, 2020 COVID-19: How to help in your community

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed in the midst of the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, remember how empowering it can be to reach out and help others. Here are some suggestions of things you can do to help out in your community and beyond: Stay connected using social media and other digital platforms. The coming weeks are going to be lonely for many across the country, especially those who live alone and those who are self-isolating or in quarantine. Consider using FaceTime, social media, or other digital platforms to stay in touch with friends and family, or give them a call on the phone to check in. Donate to your local food bank. Many food banks struggle to keep items on their shelves at the best of…

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Jan 17, 2020 Rhodes & Williams’ Chosen Charities Receive Cash Donations

Kristy McDougall, Nikki Crough, Nomin Bayasgalan ExcelHr is a company that we work with from time to time to fill some of our staffing needs. Last year, they celebrated 30 years in business as one of Canada’s leading independent staffing firm. As part of their 30th year, they wanted to focus on giving back so they launched their “$30K for 30 years campaign”. They collected nominations from clients to submit nominations for a charity of their choosing to receive one of thirty (30) $1,000 donations OR one (1) $30,000 donation. As you may know, Rhodes & Williams is a big supporter of Cystic Fibrosis and Cystic Fibrosis Canada and have been for many years. Kristy…

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Nov 19, 2019 Giving Tuesday 2019

The start of the giving season Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday/Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” is a time when charities, businesses and individuals across Canada and in 150 countries join together and rally for their favourite causes. In the same way that retailers take part in Black Friday/Cyber Monday, the giving community comes together for GivingTuesday and unites people to support and champion the causes they believe in. Originally created in 2012 by the Belfer Center for Innovation and Social Impact in New York City, Giving Tuesday or, more appropriately #GivingTuesday, is a global initiative that aims to harness the power…

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Nov 13, 2018 Giving Tuesday

  The opening day of the giving season The term “Black Friday” usually designates the Friday following American Thanksgiving and it’s usually dedicated to shopping in retail stores while “Cyber Monday” indicates the Monday following American Thanksgiving and is dedicated to online shopping. Giving Tuesday on the other hand is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday/Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” is a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for favourite causes. In the same way that retailers take part in Black Friday/Cyber Monday, the giving community comes together for Giving Tuesday. Originally created in 2012 by the Belfer Center for Innovation and Social Impact in…

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