Giving Thanks While Giving Back

Giving Thanks While Giving Back

Giving Tuesday November 2022

Hands passing along a heartThanksgiving is right around the corner and many families are making plans to gather, reflect, and give thanks for the year’s blessings. For millions of people around the world, Giving Tuesday initiative has become part of their annual Thanksgiving celebration. 

What is Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday is an international generosity initiative that encourages people to donate to charitable causes on a Tuesday in November. In America, the Tuesday falls after our Thanksgiving holiday, on November 29. According to Giving Tuesday Data Commons, it is estimated that 35 million adults participated on Giving Tuesday 2021 in the U.S., totaling $2.7 billion representing a 9% increase compared to Giving Tuesday 2020. The giving forecast for 2022 is optimistic, with increasing global awareness of those in need.

Giving Tuesday and Here to ServeBaby girl with large teddy bear

Here To Serve greatly appreciates the generous donations they receive on Giving Tuesday. While the holidays are a time of great joy, they can be a challenge for families managing a cancer diagnosis. Creating a wonderful holiday experience while also being faced with medical bills can pose an immense challenge for many parents and caregivers.

At Here to Serve, we focus on each family’s unique cancer experience. When you give to Here to Serve, your contribution goes directly to our families.  Our programs emphasize the importance of helping families with costs associated with cancer that will directly impact their daily lives, such as home care management, meals, housecleaning, holidays, and childcare. We know that each cancer story is different, so we help families handle and persevere through their daily challenges throughout their cancer journey.

All November, we will be celebrating Giving Tuesday with various events including our #GivingBackBingo game, interactive story posts, and social media contest. Please check out our website to learn more about how you can get involved.

You girl hugging her Christmas presentA Growing Need

The number of cancer diagnoses in the U.S. persist, with many families more in need now than ever before. It is estimated that in 2022 alone, there will be a total of 1.9 million new cases of cancer. And with each individual diagnosis comes an individual story.

Your donations, contributions, and support will go a long way this Giving Tuesday and beyond. Thank you for spreading the love to our wonderful families at Here to Serve.

Need Holiday Support?

Here To Serve understands the holidays can be difficult for families with a sick loved one. Remember, we are here to support you!  If you are a family with a newly diagnosed cancer child or know of a family who finds themselves in this challenging situation, please contact Here to Serve. Please click on the Get Help button from our homepage. Wishing you a healthy and blessed Holiday Season filled with laughter, delicious food, and quality time with loved ones!

By Gabriella Kurczeski

All content in this blog is for informational and educational purposes only. Always consult a medical provider in your particular area of need before making significant changes in your medical decisions or lifestyle.