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PROOF CELEBRATES #GIVINGTUESDAY

“Black Friday, Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday.”

This tag line from the organization's website aptly expresses the ethical importance of #GivingTuesday—the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving—when the world unites to celebrate giving and generosity. Started in 2012 as a way to balance the season of consumerism, #GivingTuesday has been transformed into a global movement celebrating virtuous behavior.

“It’s a simple idea,” the website declares, “Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about how you are giving.” And so, just days after the US holiday dedicated to giving thanks for our blessings and relationships, we now have a day to show our gratefulness by offering up something of our own.

Here at PROOF, we foster relationships with ordinary people who give in extraordinary ways.

Read more about our unique position on giving in this statement by Executive Director Leora Kahn.


Spotlight
Traveling with PROOF: Kahn Gives Lecture at Colorado State

Executive Director Leora Kahn gives lecture at Colorado State University on PROOF and what it's like being a spokesperson for human-rights issues

 

Stories of Courage
A Call for Stories

Have you seen someone raise their voice when it would have been easier, or safer, to be silent? Take a stand while everyone else sat idly by? 

If you think you know someone or a group who has taken a stand and measures up, let us know by emailing us at StoriesOfCourage@proof.org with your story and we’ll feature it on our website.

Click here to learn more!

Field Notes
Field Notes: October 2014

In October's Field Notes: PROOF Launches "Giving Tuesday" Campaign; Kahn Teaches Refugee Workshop at Clark; Partnering with the U.N. on Human Rights Education (Photo: UNIS student participants in Photojournalism Program).


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