CJE SeniorLife Joins #GivingTuesday & #ILGive Movements to Encourage Day of Giving on Nov. 28, 2017

Support for CJE helps sustain vital programs and services for seniors in metropolitan Chicago. Your gift will make twice the difference for #GivingTuesday!

CHICAGO, November 21, 2017 – On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, November 28, 2017, CJE SeniorLife is joining the #GivingTuesday movement, an effort that harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about and participate in the holiday season.

The 6th annual #GivingTuesday will utilize the impact of social media to create a global moment dedicated to giving—similar to how Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become synonymous with holiday shopping days. CJE is also joining other Illinois organizations in the state-wide #ILGive campaign.

CJE annually helps more than 20,000 older adults and family caregivers throughout metropolitan Chicago. Over two-thirds of CJE’s clients receive free or subsidized programs and services, and donations support CJE’s mission to help older adults age with dignity and respect.

The Retirement Research Foundation will again be generously matching up to $5,000 for CJE's #GivingTuesday campaign. Donations to CJE from now until midnight on Tuesday, November 28 will make twice the difference. A $36 gift today will provide a home-delivered meal, a ride to a doctor’s appointment, or a free exercise program or health screening to a senior in the community.

CJE is encouraging its Board, Associate Board, staff, volunteers, and their friends and family to spread the #GivingTuesday message on social media by sharing posts with the hashtag #GivingTuesday or #ILGive. Learn more about CJE’s #GivingTuesday campaign at www.cje.net/givingtuesday, and find CJE on the following social channels:

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Learn about ways to give to CJE or consider making an impact by volunteering. Thank you for your support on this global day of giving!

 

Since 1972, CJE SeniorLife has enhanced the lives of older adults and their families through an innovative, comprehensive network that includes life enrichment programs, supportive resources, healthcare, research and education. CJE is a partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community. For more information about CJE services, call 773.508.1000 or visit www.cje.net.

Contact: Nicole Bruce
Phone: 773.508.1026
E-Mail: Nicole.Bruce@cje.net