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#GivingTuesdayPeeDee starts countdown

on Tuesday, 14 November 2017. Posted in Good life, News, Local News

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation (ECCF) is coordinating a collaborative giving campaign called #GivingTuesdayPeeDee for regional nonprofits on Nov. 28. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and #GivingTuesdayPeeDee will promote area nonprofits to inspire philanthropy in the Pee Dee on this day.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following the Thanksgiving shopping season – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday – #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year charitable giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become an international movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy.

All the nonprofits participating in #GivingTuesdayPeeDee will gather in an open house on the Civic Center concourse where a donation station will be open to the public from 1-6 p.m. on Nov. 28. The public can practice their year-end generosity all in one place at one time by donating time, resources and talents to address local challenges. The donation station brings together the collective power of a unique blend of partners — nonprofits, civic organizations, businesses and corporations, as well as families and individuals — to encourage and amplify charitable acts of kindness.

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation is one of nearly 750 community foundation organizations across the nation that works with local citizens to improve the quality of life in their region. Serving the seven-county region of the Pee Dee, Eastern Carolina Community Foundation is a public charity that invests and manages charitable funds and assists donors in distributing those funds to nonprofit organizations. For more information call, 843-667-1131 or visit

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