November features one of the busiest and most important fundraising days of the year with #GivingTuesday on November 30. But Giving Tuesday is not the only day on the calendar that you can use to promote your organization, create social engagement and use it as an opportunity to raise some money. The purpose of the list below is to highlight some of November's days that you may not be aware of, and we have taken the extra step of adding comments to some of the days on how you can use them to your benefit. If you are looking for information on the popular cause awareness days, we list them on our 2021 Cause Awareness Page.
Let's Get Started With Our List:
All Saints Day
Forgiveness & Happiness Day
Family Caregiver Day
Family Literacy Day - what book recommendations do you have for people that care about your cause?
World Vegan Day
Cookie Monster’s Birthday – the kid in me will be celebrating.
Cliché Day –post your favorite cliché’s about giving
International Stress Awareness Day – create a post for your social media accounts on the best way to reduce stress or how helping others can be a stress reliever.
Men Make Dinner Day
Use Your Commonsense Day – how does you organization provide common sense solutions to the problems that you solve?
Love Your Lawyer Day – is this even possible?
Digital Scrapbooking Day- create a social media post highlighting some of your top events of the year.
Play Outside Day
Zero Tasking Day – maybe celebrate by getting tasks done early and taking a break.
Fill Our Staplers Day – where is my redline stapler?
Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day – just not in the break room.
World Freedom Day – encourage people to register to vote so that our most sacred freedom is protected.
Sesame Street Day
World Science Day for Peace and Development
Veterans Day – highlight the veterans in your organization.
World Kindness Day – kindness is something that we need to appreciate, and this is a great day to say thanks to the people that have provided your organization with kindness.
Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day – what are your tips for lightening up?
International Girls Day
World Diabetes Day
Operating Room Nurses Day – Heroes!
Philanthropy Day -
I Love to Write Day
Entrepreneur Day – who are the entrepreneurs that support your organization?
International Day for Tolerance
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day – who are the women’s entrepreneurs that support your organization? Highlight them and say thanks.
World Toilet Day – where would we be as society without this invention?
International Men’s Day
Universal Children’s Day
World Hello Day – Say Hello to your donors with an email blast reminding them of your #GivingTuesday campaign.
World Television Day – Poll your supporters on what their favorite TV show is. You may be surprised what you learn about the people that follow your organization or have donated.
Humane Society Day – dog and cat pics. If you have a rescue story this is a great day to share it.
Espresso Day – buy expresso for your staff or volunteers
Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day -highlight the unique talents of your staff or volunteers.
Jukebox Day – post your favorite song to your Facebook page and ask your supporters to add theirs to create a great playlist.
Tie One On Day – yes we will.
American Thanksgiving – our waist bands will be expanding, and we will be thankful. Schedule a post about what you are thankful for.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Black Friday – ask people to save their money this Black Friday and donate it to your organization on GivingTuesday.
Random Acts of Kindness Friday – challenge your staff and supporters to commit a random act of kindness and then share the details on your Facebook page.
Buy Nothing Day – but the deals are so hard to resist.
Small Business Saturday – what small businesses support your organization? It is time to give back by tooting their horn. Feature a small business in a blog post and then share it to your social media pages.
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