On behalf of the municipal council, Mayor Christina M. Smith declared November 27, 2018 as Giving Tuesday in Westmount and invites everyone to make the gesture of their choice for the benefit of the greater community.
What are you doing today?
Text of the resolution adopted on November 4, 2019
WHEREAS, after Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that encourages activities in support of charities and non-profit organizations;
WHEREAS, Giving Tuesday was established in New York City in 2012 by the United Nations Foundation in partnership with local community-based organizations to celebrate philanthropy and volunteering;
WHEREAS, Giving Tuesday is now celebrated by more than 6,500 Canadian charities as the “Opening day of the holiday giving season”;
WHEREAS, Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to encourage residents to serve others throughout the holiday season and throughout the year;
WHEREAS, the City of Westmount wishes to encourage its citizens to support charities within its territory;
It was moved by Councillor Gallery, seconded by Councillor Lulham
THAT the City of Westmount support the Giving Tuesday initiative that will take place on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, and invite all residents to participate.
For more information, visit givingtuesday.ca