East2Give and give it up Tuesday with #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global movement to celebrate giving and inspire people to improve their local communities and give back in better ways, using social media platforms.

#GivingTuesdaySG launches two new campaigns: Eat2Give, an initiative for food-andbeverage outlets to pledge sales proceeds of a particular menu item on Tuesday to a charity of their choice - go to the website for the full list of 74 partners.

Give It Up Tuesday aims to encourage consumers to give up a daily expenditure that is not necessary and donate the money to a charity.

Dec 2 also marks a "day of giving" for the worldwide campaign, with local events including a Flash Sale by Love Bonito, with 20 per cent of proceeds going to the UN Women Foundation.

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is giving away free small-sized beverages to customers who like its Facebook page, and customer donations going to Singapore Children's Society; and from now till Tuesday, Strictly Pancakes will serve a Blueberry Pancake specially created for Eat2Give, with half of the proceeds going to AG Home.

Go to the websites for other happenings.

Info: eat2give.givingtuesday.sg or www.givingtuesday.sg

This article was first published on November 28, 2014.
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