Giving Tuesday

The first Tuesday after Thanksgiving is Giving Tuesday, a national day for people to support nonprofit organizations in their local communities through volunteer work, making a donation or giving back in other ways.

For 2017’s Giving Tuesday, we’re asking you to join our #FeedThePig campaign, to help support programs that create a foundation for families and communities to close the wealth gap and create paths out of poverty. There are many ways to get involved on #GivingTuesday:

Make a donation  for 2017 Giving Tuesday

We're appreciative of your contributions and know that every donation makes a difference. Your donation today helps get us closer to reaching our goal of raising $10,000 for Giving Tuesday.

Create a special


EverydayHero campaign

Raise money between 11/15/17 and 12/8/17 (when making your campaign select 'The One Less Foundation'). Supporters who raise $150 with a campaign are automatically entered to win a free trip to either San Francisco or New York via Everyday Hero.


Share why you support TOLF on social media

On social media with a selfie or story tell why your support TOLF. Tag us to your posts and use hashtags: #MyGivingStory, #FeedThePig and #Give2TOLF

As a thank you from us to you, we're giving opportunities to have fun with us during 2018 to the three largest donors and to those that raise the most with Everyday Hero

1.       Top giver/fundraiser will be able to participate in a Piggy Bank & Paint workshop during 2018

2.       2nd place giver/fundraisers will receive two free ticket to the 2018 Everyone’s A Philanthropist Sip and Savor spring fundraiser for TOLF

3.       3rd place giver/fundraiser will receive three free registrations to our 2018 Run Germantown 5K race

how your donations help

Help us raise $10,000 to help fund these programs for 2018! Here's how your donations help and allow us to keep our programs free for families and schools in low income communities:

  • $10 pays for one student to take our 6-week SAT or ACT Prep class 
  • $25 pays for one adult to take our 12-week GED Prep course 
  • $50 pays for 5 kids to participate in our Piggy Bank & Paint project
  • $100 pays for a full year of our new Financial Coaching program for 1 family
  • $250 pays for an entire semester of our in-school Discovery (an education advancement and career exploration program) or our in-school Financial Literacy and Capability programs for grades K-12
  • $500 pays for for 75 adults to take our MoneyWISE I, MoneyWISE II and MoneyWISE Invest courses over 24 weeks
  • $1000 funds one of our RISE Scholarships which help college bound students

No matter how much you donate, it will help make the difference between a family staying in poverty or getting out. Donate on #GivingTuesday and help create a path out of poverty. 

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