After braving the crowds on Black Friday and surfing the web for deals on Cyber Monday, today is the day to turn your focus toward giving back on #GivingTuesday!
Falling in the midst of the holiday season and the consumerism that accompanies it, #GivingTuesday was created to be a day on which people are inspired to make charitable contributions that will help others.
There are many ways to celebrate #GivingTuesday, especially
This spring, JGI successfully completed its first crowdfunding campaign for Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots in Tanzania, raising over $16,000 via Pozible. The project aims to engage students from Sokoine Primary School in a study of local plants found in a nearby forest reserve.
Having protected the forest reserve for a number of years now, the students are eager to spread information about the medicinal benefit of plants found in the forest.