The Cat Adoption Team (CAT) is participating in #GivingTuesday, a worldwide effort to celebrate and encourage generosity. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, and individuals around the globe will join together in #GivingTuesday to show their support of charitable organizations.
According to #GivingTuesday’s website, this daylong celebration was founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation. Today, the celebration has grown into a global movement that has engaged over 10,000 organizations worldwide.
Coming on the heals of the Thanksgiving holiday and the start of the holiday shopping season, #GivingTuesday will build on the collective nature of social media to create an international discussion dedicated to giving back. Just as Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become a part of our holidays, #GivingTuesday hopes to become a mainstay of the season. The Cat Adoption Team encourages our supporters to join us in this unique opportunity to celebrate programs and services that have a positive impact in our community.
Aside from making a donation, one of the most popular ways to get involved in #GivingTuesday is to share a photograph and text about why you give. Participants can join the fun by uploading a “selfless selfie” to social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the hashtages #UNselfie and #GivingTuesday. CAT is offering a free template to use when you and/or your feline shares an #UNselfie online.
If you wish to share your #GivingTuesday and #UNselfie photos with us, post to CAT’s Facebook page or tag @CatAdopt on Twitter and @CATAdoptPDX on Instagram.
Qualified clients can get your cat or kitten spayed/neutered for FREE during the Jolly St. Snip special. Free appointments are available at CAT on December 2 only. Please call (503) 925-8903 for details and to schedule.
CAT is delighted to be part of Willamette Week’s Give!Guide 2014. This annual program supports local nonprofits by encouraging giving to Portland-area charities. Thanks for your support!