Dancer JoJo Siwa and other celebrities are giving back on Tuesday for Giving Tuesday.
Giving Tuesday takes place every year after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. The unofficial holiday focuses on giving back to the community and plenty of celebrities are finding novel ways to give back to their fans and communities.
JoJo Siwa Offers Video Messages To Fans On #GivingTuesday
On Tuesday, November 29, the popular YouTuber took to Instagram to share some love for both her fans and her charity, The JoJo Siwa Childhood Cancer Foundation.
In the caption, the 19-year-old “Dance Moms” star wrote, “Today for giving Tuesday if you donate $25 (or more) to my charity “𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑱𝒐𝑱𝒐 𝑺𝒊𝒘𝒂 𝑪𝒉𝒊𝒍𝒅𝒉𝒐𝒐𝒅 𝑪𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆𝒓 𝑭𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒅𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏“ you will get a video message from me 💛the link to donate is in my bio 🌈.”
Fans were quick to praise JoJo for giving back. “I can’t donate but you are amazing and so many children will be helped and feel a little better all because of your foundation,” one fan commented.
“Literally adore you so much and the things you do for others! so proud of you. thank you for all that you do! 🤍,” another follower wrote. “I’m gonna go donate right now ❤️❤️,” a third fan chimed in.
‘Seinfeld’ Star Julia Louis-Dreyfus Will Match Donations Up To $250,000!
Every dollar you donate will be MATCHED up to $250,000!
— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) November 29, 2022
“Seinfeld” actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus joined JoJo Siwa in donating to charity on Giving Tuesday. The “Veep” star took to Twitter to share her support for the Natural Resources Defense Council.
“This #GivingTuesday, I’m supporting @NRDC, an environmental organization of scientists, lawyers & campaigners with an impressive track record of fighting polluters—and winning!” she tweeted. “Every dollar you donate will be MATCHED up to $250,000!”
She later added, “And please let me know when you do so I can thank you!”
— NRDC 🌎🏡 (@NRDC) November 29, 2022
The organization thanked “The New Adventures of Old Christine” star and encouraged fans to donate.
The Giving Tuesday Twitter account also saw the tweet, commenting, “Thanks for always being such a great ambassador of generosity Julia!”
The Peter Mayhew Foundation Delivers Toys To Children’s Hospitals
On this Giving Tuesday we’re thankful for everyone that helped us deliver toys and good cheer to kids in need all over the world. This video follows our recent road trip delivering over 3,500 toys to Children’s Hospitals across four states and 1,988 miles driving. pic.twitter.com/slHJQHXPSy
— Peter Mayhew Foundation (@TheWookieeRoars) November 29, 2022
“Star Wars” fans remember late Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew. The 7’3” actor played Chewbacca starting with “A New Hope” in 1977, all the way up to 2015’s “The Force Awakens.” Although he passed away in 2019, his family is keeping his memory alive through the Peter Mayhew Foundation.
The Peter Mayhew Foundation tweeted out a video on their Twitter account that showed them delivering toys in children’s hospitals across four separate states.
“On this Giving Tuesday we’re thankful for everyone that helped us deliver toys and good cheer to kids in need all over the world,” they tweeted. “This video follows our recent road trip delivering over 3,500 toys to Children’s Hospitals across four states and 1,988 miles driving.”
How Can You Give Back On Giving Tuesday?
1/ Giving your time is an meaningful gift. By volunteering, you can witness your impact for people first hand. Sharing your time can also be a great way to connect with like-minded individuals. Here are some ideas for how your can volunteer on #GivingTuesday or any day. 🧵 pic.twitter.com/30ncqJVCw9
— GivingTuesday (@GivingTuesday) November 29, 2022
For those interested in giving back on Giving Tuesday, the organization compiled a list of six different ways to donate. The first way is to share time by volunteering or mentoring a child at a local library or community program. Another way is to assist older adults in nursing homes, senior centers, and other organizations. Donating time by cleaning up a local beach or park is another good way to donate.
With hunger on the rise, donating to a local food bank or community fridge can also be a great way to give back to your local community. Running errands or cooking for those who are sick is also another way to participate in Giving Tuesday.