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#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations,businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. #GivingTuesday harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners to transform how people think about, talk about, and participate in the giving season. It inspires people to take collective action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they believe in, and help create a better world. #GivingTuesday demonstrates how every act of generosity counts, and that they mean even more when we give together.

Camp Courageous is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global movement to promote giving! Be a part of this fast growing day of giving everyone is talking about!

This year, #GivingTuesday falls on November 28. You can donate directly here, or for another way to give you can participate in the “12 Hours of Giving”
You Simply need to click one of the links below for the products and it will bring you to our Amazon Wishlist. From there you simply specify a quantity you want to donate, add them to cart, and checkout. The rest is handled by Amazon, and it will be shipped directly to us.

Lamination Sheets Dehydration Trays Printer Paper
6AM – 7AM 7AM – 8AM 8AM – 9AM
We need both lamination sheets for 8.5″ x 11″ pages as well as ID sized lamination sheets that we use for Staff IDs and Travel camper IDs The Dietary department needs these dehydration trays for use with our Nesco dehydrator We can never get enough printer paper and we go through pallet loads every year
Wet Wipes Gallon Ziplock Bags Muffin tins
9AM – 10AM 10AM – 11AM 11AM – Noon
We use wet wipes all the time to clean up camper messes. Gallon Ziplock Bags are used by both dietary and nursing for storing food and sorting medications respectively Another high priority dietary need are muffin tins which are used for a variety of different camper meals
Clear Travel Bags Printable CDs & DVDs Over the Counter Products
Noon – 1PM 1PM – 2PM 2PM – 3PM
The travel program uses these clear plastic bags as they are allowed to be taken into various stadiums across the country. We use printable CDs to create the Leo Greco CDs you can find in our Camp Store and printable DVDs for our Camp Video that we give out to help spread the word about Camp Courageous. There are many over the counter products that we go though quick quickly at Camp Courageous including Antibiotic Ointment, Hydrocortisone Cream, Ibuprofen, and Tylenol
Plastic Balls Radios iMac
3PM – 4PM 4PM – 5PM 5PM – 6PM
Program is in real need for these plastic balls for a ball pit in our snoezel room We have a constant need to replace damaged radios. We use them to keep in contact while in the woods and across camp, and especially in emergencies. Camp Courageous is looking to update many of the outdated computers throughout camp, and would greatly appreciate any generous iMac donations.

Follow the movement at:

Use the tags #GivingTuesday

Make a pledge to support Camp Courageous and give on #GivingTuesday click here.

For your own #UNselfie card click here, print it out, customize it, and post.



Background – What is #GivingTuesday?

Created by 92nd Street Y—a cultural center in New York City that, since 1874, has been bringing people together around the values of service and giving back—#GivingTuesday connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. A team of influencers and founding partners joined forces—collaborating across sectors, offering expertise and working tirelessly—to launch #GivingTuesday and have continued to shape, grow and strengthen the movement.

The Big Ideas Behind #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday harnesses the potential of social media and the generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in their communities; it provides a platform for them to encourage the donation of time, resources and talents to address local challenges. It also 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 small acts of kindness.

As a global movement, #GivingTuesday unites countries around the world by sharing our capacity to care for and empower one another.