Post and photographs by Denise Sherron, The Graduate School, Enrolled Student Services
PHILANTHROPY: altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement, usually manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons, by endowment of institutions of learning and hospitals, and by generosity to other socially useful purposes.
You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, but what about #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a national movement to create a day of philanthropy at the beginning of the winter holiday season — on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. Learn more about the movement at this website: http://givingtuesday.org/
You’ve read the inspirational stories of our students on this blog. Additional information on our programs, support, and professional development opportunities is available here: http://grs.uncg.edu/ Help benefit our future leaders with your gift to The Graduate School. Here is an easy and secure way for the community to give back to UNCG: http://tinyurl.com/Give2UNCG Please designate your donation for The Graduate School to support the important programs we offer UNCG graduate students throughout the year.
Perhaps philanthropic donations made a big difference during your educational pursuits – why not pay it forward on Giving Tuesday? No amount is too small to count. Join the movement and “give as good as you get!”