Wayne Mayor Christopher P. Vergano has proclaimed November 28, 2017 #GivingTuesday as a townshipwide Day of Giving. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses, and individuals—to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Millions of people in more than 98 countries have participated in the movement in previous years.
#GivingTuesday is marked annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, following the popular shopping days Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Coming at the start of the holiday giving season, it is intended to inspire people to improve their local communities by donating to nonprofit organizations in their community.
The #GivingTuesday campaign provides a framework for people to choose their own way to contribute to their communities and will provide the citizens of Wayne with an opportunity to support local nonprofit organizations. Donations are made directly to participating organizations but reported to the #GivingTuesday program. Continue reading →