Sharing Gratitude, Gifting Hope


After all the hype of shopping around Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, it can be easy to feel a bit disconnected from what life is really all about. Sometimes the best way to show gratitude and the love we have in our hearts is through service and giving back! That’s what Giving Tuesday is set out to remind us to do.


What is GivingTuesday?

“GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good….

“It’s a simple idea: whether it’s making someone smile, helping a neighbor or stranger out, showing up for an issue or people we care about, or giving some of what we have to those who need our help, every act of generosity counts and everyone has something to contribute toward building the better world we all want to live in.” – 


When is GivingTuesday?

This movement has impacted the globe for the last ten years, inspiring people and encouraging generosity with a special focus on the same time of the year. As suggested by its name, Giving Tuesday always falls on a Tuesday – every Tuesday, to be specific. However, one Giving Tuesday gets the most attention – the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. 


How can I celebrate GivingTuesday in a way that supports Rising Star Outreach?

There are many ways, big and small, that you can support Rising Star Outreach and make a massive difference this GivingTuesday! We love to see our supporters get creative and find ways to give that they enjoy, but if you need help coming up with ideas, you can check out the list we’ve put together below.


Make a donation through our website

It seems simple, but every penny matters, and every donation made this GivingTuesday (November 29, 2022) will be MATCHED – doubling the impact! You can make a life-changing donation right here

Host a fundraiser on social media

Tell people why you support Rising Star Outreach and are passionate about our mission to lift lives affected by leprosy. People often look for a great cause on Giving Tuesday, and you can be the ambassador to help amplify the voices of the people we serve!

Here is a step-by-step guide for Facebook and one for Instagram.

It’s easier than you might think!

Share our fundraiser on social media and include a brief explanation of why you love our mission

Your friends and family know you and your voice. They want to learn about and support something that is important to YOU! By sharing why you care, you help them feel connected.

Invite 5 friends to like our page or follow us on social media

Help them see what you are a part of. Most people don’t even know leprosy still exists. You can help our friends in India by sharing this message!

Host an informative dinner party

Give back to your friends by inviting them to your home to enjoy Thanksgiving leftovers (or something entirely different if you’re tired of turkey and pie). While there, share some thoughts about the work of Rising Star Outreach and consider ways you can help together!
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