Next Tuesday, December 2, the Resource Center will join more than 10,000 organizations around the world to celebrate #GivingTuesday– a day dedicated to giving– when charities, families, businesses, students, and others come together to celebrate the holiday giving season.

What can you do?

As you have your fill of turkey, brave the stores on Black Friday, and surf the web on Cyber Monday, remember to set a little something aside for #givingtuesday. Make your contribution here and help us spread the word on social media! Be sure to use the hashtags #GivingTuesday and #MarylandGivesMore. You can also take a #SelflessSelfie and post on your page.


Your contribution, along with a dollar for dollar match from the Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, will help us achieve our mission – to help create healthy and nurturing environments for children by supporting their families and educating their caregivers.



WHAT IS MARYLAND GIVES MORE? To celebrate a new tradition of generosity during the holiday season,Maryland is setting a goal to be the Most Generous State in Americaon 12.2.14, #GivingTuesday.#MarylandGivesMore is a movement to make Maryland the Most Generous State in America on 12.2.14 aka #GivingTuesday. Convened by Maryland Nonprofits, #MarylandGivesMore is a day for all of us to give back. Whether you’re an everyday giver, a corporate giver, a foundation, or a small business, you can get involved, give to your favorite causes, activate your social network, and make Maryland the Most Generous State in America. Nationally, #GivingTuesday is a movement to add a national day of giving on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. December 2, 2014 marks the third national #GivingTuesday.