Giving Tuesday + Big Give Houston 2017

Giving Tuesday - Big Give Houston - Special Pals

The start of the holiday season is officially here… and that signals the start of the giving season too! On Tuesday, November 28, give the first gift of the year to Special Pals during Big Give Houston and Giving Tuesday. It’s 24 hours of helping hands, hope, and financial support we need to continue our mission of saving animals in Houston. Read on to learn about Big Give Houston and Giving Tuesday, and how you can help.

Giving Tuesday

Since 2012, Giving Tuesday has helped remind the world that giving back matters. They have been spreading their message through social media and collaboration, and have raised $177M online for organizations worldwide. Happening at the beginning of the holiday season, and after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday encourages donors to make giving a part of their holiday shopping.

Giving Tuesday - Special Pals

Starting date: Tuesday, November 28 – 12:00 a.m.
Social media hashtag: #GivingTuesday

Donate on PayPal to support Special Pals on Giving Tuesday.

Big Give Houston

Big Give Houston is a 24-hour crowdfunding event exclusively focused on nonprofit organization in the Houston area. A local focus shines a light on our communities and supports organizations like Special Pals who work tirelessly and selflessly to keep Houston vital and strong.

Big Give Houston - Special Pals

Through a generous gift, donations made through Big Give Houston will be matched up to $1,000.

Starting date: Tuesday, November 28 – 12:00 a.m.
Social media hashtag: #BigGiveHouston

Click here to donate to Special Pals via Big Give Houston.

How You Can Help on November 28

There are a variety of ways to give back during Big Give Houston and Giving Tuesday. If you want to go beyond a financial contribution, consider:

  • Hosting a donation drive at your business
  • Signing up to volunteer with us
  • Delivering items from our wish list to the shelter
  • Bringing treats for our adoptable animals
  • Sending lunch or snacks for the staff and volunteers
  • Telling all your friends about Special Pals on social media

You can support Special Pals in these outstanding local and national giving events by making a year end gift on Tuesday, November 28. Can’t wait until then? Donate now via PayPal!

We can’t do what we do without the kindness of our community and the support from an army of helpers year-round. Find more shelter happenings, events, and adoption stories on our Facebook page and stay in the loop by joining our newsletter.