#GivingTuesdayNOW
Today we are lifting up #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of unity as a response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
By Ambassadors Circle   |   May 05, 2020

The Ambassadors Circle has had the honor of working intimately with several leaders and organizations who are doing the good work. We invite you to take a peek at our curated list of organizations below and if you’re feelin’ it, drop a little love to the changemakers who are on the front lines.

 

Giving Tuesday Now

 

Californians for Safety and Justice - #StopTheSpread

Californians for Safety and Justice represents survivors of crime, people living with convictions and organizations serving them. They are mobilizing to ensure vulnerable communities are equipped to stop the spread of COVID-19. Review their action plan and join them in Telling Congress to Act.


IGNITE National - #IgnitetheVote

IGNITE is a movement of young women who are ready and eager to become the next generation of political leaders. They’ve teamed up with #whenweallvote to encourage voter registration and participation in this COVID-19 environment.  You can support their work here


ICA Fund Good Jobs

ICA Fund Good Jobs is a San Francisco Bay Area-based small business accelerator working to build an economy that works for all. They’ve created a Rapid Response fund to help local entrepreneurs affected by the COVID-19 crisis. You can contribute to the fund or shop their online marketplace and support local small businesses!


LEAD Scholars Program

Santa Clara University’s LEAD Scholars Program is an academic support program for first generation college students. With the closure of schools everywhere, the LEAD Scholars program is receiving weekly requests from students who need help with living expenses. You can make a donation (big or small) that will go directly into the hands of the students. Enter COVID-19 response in the special instructions if you’d like to donate specifically for this cause.


Public Rights Project

Public Rights Project is dedicated to protecting our civil, economic and environmental rights by building the capacity of state and local government. Right now they are working with their partners to support individuals who are under eviction threat as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19. You can support their work today and help them reach their Giving Tuesday goal!

She the People

She the People elevates the voices of women of color to ensure their voices and votes matter in 2020. During the COVID-19 crisis, they are combatting challenges to civil liberties, voting rights and equality. You can support them with a monthly donation and learn more about their call for a woman of color Vice President


Seniorly

Seniorly is an online resource that helps seniors connect to assisted living facilities. During the shelter in place, they have been hosting CurtainUp!, a daily 1 hour live stream to entertain our aging loved ones. They broadcast singers, artists and dancers live into senior communities and homes nationwide. Check out the talent and invite your parents and grandparents!


Supply Our Heroes

Supply Our Heroes delivers supplies to healthcare professionals in need of protective equipment. Donate now to get protective supplies directly into the hands of those that need it most ASAP. 

These are just a few of the mighty organizations who are holding us down during this time. Do you know others we can lift up for doing amazing things during this crisis? Let us know and we’ll shout ‘em out!

Hang in there Circle and thank you for joining us on this global day of generosity. The power of our collective good will see us through.

Stay safe and healthy!