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4 Ways to Give in less than 5 Minutes

November 27, 2017

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So, you've made it through Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Now you want to find a meaningful, albeit, quick way to give back for Giving Tuesday. No problem, we're here to help! We've compiled four easy ways for you to make a difference in just a few clicks!


1. Support global education with holiday shopping 

Did you know you can help spark world change just by gift shopping? When you buy via AmazonSmile 0.5% of eligible purchases will be donated to the charitable organization of your choice! All you have to do is sign into your usual Amazon account at

Then, type in Room to Read as your chosen charity. Use this Chrome extension to bookmark this page as your designated Amazon page for future visits.




2. Donate through 11/29 and TRIPLE your Impact

When you shop our gift guide from Nov. 27- 29, your donation is instantly MATCHED 2:1 by a generous supporter. That means, if you donate $50 you help ensure not just one, but three children learn how to read! In this handy list, you'll also find products from Doen Apparel, ONEHOPE Wine, Tatcha Skincare, and Conscious Step Socks. These gifts are great picks for those wanting to put a gift under the tree, while having the proceeds go towards Room to Read. 




3. Celebrate your birthday with a Facebook fundraiser

Sagittarii and Capricorns, this one is for you! Kick off your new year of life by teaching a child to read, or gifting a teen girl mentorship and life skills. Simply start a Facebook Birthday Fundraiser and encourage friends to donate in your honor! How? Sign into your Facebook account. Go to our Facebook page. Then, click "Create" a fundraiser at the top. Choose how much you'd like to raise and share away. You’ll be surprised how quickly the support rolls in!



4. Finish 2017 strong & get active for education

If 2017 wasn’t your best year, we’ve got just the thing to help you finish with a bang. Set your sights on a goal that's sure to lift your spirits and start an Active for Education fundraiser. Sign up for that last 5k of the year, schedule a skydiving lesson and conquer your fears - the sky is the limit! Need a little inspiration? Jason and his colleagues at Adventure Associates just trekked up Mount Everest and raised $54,000 in the process! Start your adventure today.