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Giving Tuesday Where America Gives as Good as it Gets

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday… but have you heard of #GivingTuesday? You have now!
#GivingTuesday is a movement to celebrate smarter giving during the year’s biggest shopping and spending season. On December 3rd, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday will be a national reminder to be thankful, to support causes that make a difference, and to think differently about where our dollars go.
For the National Math and Science Initiative, #GivingTuesday means giving America’s kids the chance to compete in an international knowledge economy, and it means giving teachers the tools to make that happen.  By supporting NMSI on #GivingTuesday, your gift makes real change in the lives of students and educators across the country.
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Here are just a few ways you can change lives through NMSI’s #GivingTuesday platform:

◦Tell your friends and family about #GivingTuesday:  Discuss what it might mean for you this year, and what your money can accomplish.  Start by forwarding this article!
◦Participate in #GivingTuesday:  No matter the amount, every dollar you give on December 3rd will support the nation’s best STEM education.  You’ll also be supporting an alternative to this season’s focus on spending!
◦Spread the word about #GivingTuesday: Join us on social media—Twitter, Facebook , or any other platform you enjoy—to share the link to this page on December 3rd.  Let your friends and followers know that NMSI is participating!
◦Give the gift of NMSI: You can make a gift to NMSI in honor/memory of anyone you designate—it’s the perfect gift for your teacher friend, a math major, the mad scientist in your life, or the Sudoku master.
◦Give your time:  Look into STEM education in your area and see if you can get involved.  Whether it’s writing a legislator to support STEM efforts, tutoring a student, or judging a science fair, the gift of time can often be significant and meaningful.
Why does #Giving Tuesday matter? Because it’s a day when charities, families, businesses, teachers, students, retailers, and communities come together. It’s a day that shows we can do more with our wallets than simply consume.  It’s a day that everyone—even you!—can impact the lives of others by giving!
We hope you’ll help NMSI spread the word about #GivingTuesday and that you’ll incorporate NMSI into your holiday giving.  Support NMSI on #GivingTuesday by clicking here!
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