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Hudson Valley Parent Magazine Celebrates Giving Tuesday

Giving thanks to local libraries

giving tuesday sweepstakes

Hudson Valley Parent Magazine Celebrates #GivingTuesday by giving thanks to what we are grateful for this month- our Hudson Valley Libraries.

#GivingTuesday on December 3rd is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back.

Click here to Nominate your local library

This #GivingTuesday, Hudson Valley Parent will celebrate by kicking off our Spirit of Giving Sweepstakes. For the third year in a row, we will ask our readers to nominate their favorite library and share why they are grateful for them. The two libraries with the most nominations will be awarded a book bundle worth over $500, a certificate and a personalized write up explaining their value to local families. 

“Libraries provide us with information that helps us in our daily life- it’s not just about books anymore. There are online programs for teens looking for jobs and special events that foster community spirit. We are lucky to have so many local libraries that do so much for each and every one of us”. –Terrie Goldstein, publisher

#GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y – a community and cultural center in New York City and has inspired millions of people to give back and support the causes they believe in. Over $300 million were raised online to benefit a tremendously broad range of organizations, and much more was given in volunteer hours, donations of food and clothing, and acts of kindness.

“We are incredibly inspired by the way the #GivingTuesday community has embraced this concept for a worldwide movement,” says Henry Timms, founder of #GivingTuesday and Executive Director of 92Y. 

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Those who are interested in joining Hudson Valley Parent’s #GivingTuesday initiative can visit HVParent.com/Spirit-of-Giving-Sweepstakes. For more details about the #GivingTuesday movement and #SpiritofGivingSweeps, visit the Hudson Valley Parent website (http://www.hvparent.com), Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/HVParentmag) or follow @HVParent and the #SpiritofGivingSweeps hashtag on Twitter and Instagram.

To learn more about #GivingTuesday participants and activities or to join the celebration of giving, please visit:

Website: www.givingtuesday.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GivingTuesday

Twitter: twitter.com/GivingTues