Monday, December 08, 2014

Giving Tuesday a day to give back -

More opinions around Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday a day to give back - "Not everyone supports Giving Tuesday.

Laura Otten, executive director of the Nonprofit Center at La Salle University, said Giving Tuesday "flies in the face of good philanthropy," which depends on cultivating enduring relationships with donors over a long period of time - not on a quick-hit appeal.

Giving shouldn't be a one-day effort, but an ongoing flow based on mutual trust, Otten said. And, she added, giving "shouldn't be about assuaging guilt for spending too much on Black Friday."

Katherina Rosqueta, executive director of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania, said some believe that dedicating a single day to giving risks so-called donor fatigue. That's when people who are typically solicited for money feel over-asked.

Perhaps, then, Giving Tuesday could be "a day to thank the folks who've "

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