Tis the season for giving! Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season.
Founded in 2012 by by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, Giving Tuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropic events. #GivingTuesday harnesses the power of social media to bring change to our communities and encourage giving. Not only does the event bring together families and individuals, but it encourages nonprofits, civic organizations, businesses and corporations to participate as well.
Our local communities shop at our centers daily and we feel it is very important to show our thanks and support to the patrons we serve. Weingarten Realty has chosen to corporately donate to United Way by raising $150,000. This annual campaign supports United Way in transforming our communities by developing children and youth to their full potential, strengthening families through financial stability, and supporting people rebuilding their lives.
Giving Tuesday is not just about giving money – it’s about communities joining together to help others. Throughout the year, many of our associates initiate or organize their own philanthropy projects. Weingarten Realty proudly supports these philanthropic efforts by contributing time and expenses to ensure such efforts come to fruition. These projects including Toys For Tots and Dress For Success are of great significance to Weingarten Realty because they each directly impact our associates and their loved ones.
Whether you give your time or a monetary donation, get in the holiday spirit by giving. Visit Giving Tuesday here to find out what is happening in your neighborhood!