GIVIT /giv·it/

noun

GIVIT is a social good platform that enables people to use their content to raise money for charity.

Create it. Share it. GIVIT.

CELEB DYK: Chance the Rapper

Chance The Rapper is not only a three-time Grammy Award winner (as of last night!) — he is also incredibly active in giving back to his native Chicago by being very hands-on. In 2014, he started the social media campaign #SaveChicago with his father to combat the increasing murder rate in Chicago. Because of the…

The Inspiring Founding Story of GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers

We came across this touching story of love, caring, and entrepreneurship that we felt compelled to share with you. Nancy Gianni is the Founder and “Chief Belief Officer” of GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers, and the visionary behind the organization’s launch and dramatic growth where thousands of individuals and families nationwide and in Mexico participate…

CELEB DYK : Queen Bey

We all know Beyoncé broke the Instagram record for photo with the most likes (congrats on the twins!), but did you know DoSomething.org named her the most charitable celebrity of 2016 in their Celebs Gone Good list? In 2016 alone, Beyoncé raised $82,000 for the water crisis in Flint, Michigan by asking her fans to…

CSR in 2017

Tyler Butler, Former Director of CSR at GoDaddy, has some insightful thoughts on what is to come in 2017 in the CSR space. “You can expect to see more large-scale campaigns in 2017 and beyond that leverage their company products to help their local communities. One great example of this is Subaru’s Drive the Love campaign. This…

CELEB DYK : Meghan Markle

Our Celebrity Did You Know posts will spotlight influencers in the arts, sports, entertainment, and business worlds who are using their fame to do good for their community, country, and the world. We begin, with Meghan Markle and her work with World Vision. Known for her role on the USA Network hit show Suits, Meghan Markle…

A.C.L.U. donations surge after Trump’s ban

President Trump’s executive order barring millions of refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from the United States has spurred a surge in donations to humanitarian and rights groups like the American Civil Liberties Union. The A.C.L.U. has raised more than $24 million in online donations since Saturday, the first full day of the immigration…

Season of GIVIT results

We are pleased to inform you of the results of our first annual Season of GIVIT Content Challenge. Check back soon for more information about the winning creators and charities!

This Grandpa’s reaction is LIT – literally!

Gotta love the old folks! This Grandpa has wanted light-up kicks since he saw his grandson and other kids in the neighborhood rockin’ them. Well, guess what?! His daughters got him a pair – and his reaction is truly priceless. Click the link – it’ll generate a smile, guaranteed. http://abc7ny.com/family/mind-blowing-birthday-surprise-for-dad/1533975/  

One small gesture can mean so much!

We came across this amazing story, and felt compelled to share it with you. It is the story of a kid who, like many of us, was having a difficult time adjusting in high school, until one small gesture — grew into a friendship that inspired… life. We hope you find it inspirational and uplifting…

Instructors Teach Kids in Hospice How to Dance!

Dancin Power is a nonprofit organization that gives free dance lessons to children in hospice care. Since their debut in 2006, instructors have been inspiring sick kids to find joy and healing through dance. The teachers are trained to customize their lessons for whatever disabilities the children may have. Whether they’re wheelchair-bound, or need to stay in…

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