Not Just Any Tuesday
Let’s face it: as warm and bright as the holidays are, there’s an awful lot of consumerism (cue “Charlie Brown” music), and the last few weeks of the year can get really hectic.
Four years ago, New York’s 92nd Street Y founded Giving Tuesday as a philanthropic response to the shopping rush.
After we’ve eaten our turkey and snagged our Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, Giving Tuesday (this year on December 1st) is a chance to contribute to those causes and organizations whose work means so much to us and those around us.
Thanksgiving is a time when we express gratitude for what have.
Giving Tuesday is when we take that gratitude and extend it to others; it’s when we take action to help those who don’t have all that we do.
Giving Tuesday will make tomorrow special, but for our students, it’s already not just any Tuesday.
The day is already extraordinary to every Seeds of Literacy student who comes to our classroom with the courage and dedication to learn.
Students like Yoko, who’s inspired to come to classes because she wants her children to see her earn her GED. And with every GED test section she passes with the help of Seeds of Literacy’s one-to-one tutoring, that dream is becoming more and more tangible.
You can make tomorrow Not Just Any Tuesday for our students by making a donation to Seeds of Literacy.
As an adult literacy program that holds weekly registration and is open year-round, we don’t put a timeline on our students’ success. Throughout the year, adult learners are here to make a brighter future for themselves and their families.
You can mirror their dedication with monthly giving. Setting up a monthly giving plan at any amount is an easy, convenient way to give continued support to our students, on Giving Tuesday and every day.
Our students are working to break the link between poverty and illiteracy. You can be right there with them.