Several Montgomery County nonprofits are participating in a new nationwide campaign.
- Ben Gross
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Will donating to charity ever be as popular as shopping during the holiday season? A partnership of nonprofits hopes so. For many people, the holiday shopping marathon began on Thanksgiving day, with some national chains opening their doors just hours after the traditional turkey dinner. Then comes Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, which has morphed into Cyber Week. Now, there's a new campaign asking you to open your wallet: Giving Tuesday. Coming on the heels of days devoted to consumerism, Giving Tuesday is designed "to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season. It celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations." Several Montgomery County …
Start your weekend on Thursday. It is summertime after all.
Rebuilding Together at The Limerick Pub When/Where: July 21, 5 to 8 p.m., The Limerick Pub 11301 Elkin St, Wheaton Why Go? You’ll be doing two things: enjoying yourself at Wheaton’s newest pub and supporting Rebuilding Together, the non-profit that rehabs homes for low-income owners (particularly the elderly and those with disabilities). 10 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Rebuilding Together. Door prizes and tee-shirt giveaways all night long. Pricing: No cover charge, $3 drafts, 50 cent wings, half-price Limerick chips The American Cichlid Association Convention When/Where: July 21 to 24, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8777 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring Why Go? There must be something in the water. At least that’s what I …