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Stewardship and Giving Contact:

David Kissell
Director
dkissell@catholiccincinnati.org

100 East Eighth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Phone: (513) 421-3131 ext. 2880

Giving Tuesday


Greetings to All:

I am delighted to announce that Archbishop Schnurr has approved the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s participation in the #iGiveCatholic Giving Day. The Stewardship Department is partnering with #iGiveCatholic to offer this online fundraising initiative to our parishes, schools, and nonprofit ministries.

Now in its 4th year, the #iGiveCatholic Giving Day is celebrated annually on #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. Declared “the most successful Catholic crowdfunding event to date” by the National Catholic Register, the giving day kicks off the charitable season and brings the Catholic community together to give thanks and give back. In 2017, the campaign raised more than $3.6 million for 600+ participating parishes, schools, and nonprofits representing 17 arch/dioceses across the country.

WHAT IS #iGIVECATHOLIC?
#iGiveCatholic is a 24-hour online giving event for the faithful in arch/dioceses across the nation (and the world!) to unite and raise as many charitable dollars as possible for participating Catholic parishes, schools, and ministries. #iGiveCatholic presents an opportunity for Catholics to donate and support the organizations that shape our souls on #GivingTuesday.

WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY?
#GivingTuesday is an annual day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end of year giving.

WHEN IS #iGIVECATHOLIC ON #GIVINGTUESDAY?
This year, #GivingTuesday is on November 27. Donations for the #iGiveCatholic campaign will be accepted at iGiveCatholic.org from midnight to 11:59 PM CST.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
All 501(c)3 Catholic parishes, schools, ministries, and other not-for-profit Catholic organizations affiliated with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are invited to participate.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE?
If your organization would like to participate, complete the Google Form linked here at #iGiveCatholic 2018 Participation Form. Contact the Stewardship Department by emailing Ryan Lopez at rlopez@catholiccincinnati.org or calling him at (513) 421-3131 x2882 if our office can provide further assistance.

HOW DO I ENSURE A SUCCESSFUL GIVING DAY?
Ready-made marketing materials, how-to articles, live webinars, and a series of recorded webinars will be available on the Resources page for those participating in the giving day.

We hope that you will consider participating in the #iGiveCatholic Giving Day.

In gratitude,

Ryan Lopez
Director of Development Operations
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
100 E. 8th St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Office: (513) 421-3131 ext. 2882