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Hurd, Gabbard Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Recognize #GivingTuesday in Global Movement of Giving and Service

November 28, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23) and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today introduced a bipartisan House resolution to recognize #GivingTuesday as part of a global movement for giving, volunteerism, and service to others. #GivingTuesday, the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving, continues the holiday giving season with a global day dedicated to charitable giving and volunteerism, following the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. 

“During the season of giving, it is important to remember that much more unites us than divides us. If we focus on these things as Americans, we can continue to be the greatest nation in the world,” said U.S. Rep. Will Hurd.“Giving Tuesday is the perfect example of how we come together to help those in need, and I’m proud to work across the aisle with Rep. Gabbard to make the designation of this important day official.”

“Every single day – and especially today on #GivingTuesday – we have the opportunity to reflect on all that we’re grateful for, and pay it forward,” said Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. “Whether it’s donating your time, your talents, or a part of your paycheck, we all can find a way to give back to the causes in our communities that inspire us. As we work to overcome divisiveness and hatred, the spirit of #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to work together in the spirit of aloha and be a force for peace and positive change across our world.”