LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Khloe Kares, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, is responding to meet the needs of the Los Angeles County community and to inspire transformational generosity by coming together with #GivingTuesdayNow and leading the efforts of #GIVINGTUESDAYKIDS to support our nonprofits through acts of generosity and fundraising for critical services and programs during this pandemic.
Khloe has began a new campaign to support the needs of Los Angeles by making masks and donating them to organizations in need. To date Khloe Kares, lead by its fearless 13 year old leader, Khloe Thompson, has donated hand made masks to the Los Angeles Mission, LA Juvenile Correction Facility, and the Union Rescue Mission. With the support from local business such as Hilltop Coffee & Kitchen, co-owned by Isse Rae and friends and family purchasing masks and #GIVING we can continue to donate to the Los Angeles Community Organizations. To date Khloe Thompson has made and distributed over 500 masks. If you would like to partner with Khloe Kares visit https://www.khloekares.com/donate.html#/
#GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity, set to take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. The day is designed to drive an influx of generosity, citizen engagement, business and philanthropy activation, and support for communities and nonprofits around the world.
At a time when we are all experiencing the pandemic, generosity is what brings people of all races, faiths, and political views together across the globe. Generosity gives everyone power to make a positive change in the lives of others and is a fundamental value anyone can act on. It's a day for everyone around the world to stand together and give back in all ways, no matter who or where we are.
Khloe Kares believes if the power of kids and is encouraging every kid to join #GIVINGTUESDAYKIDS and give back from home, to take care of our community alongside the entire world with #GivingTuesdayNow. Khloe Thompson is developing campaigns and giving kids ideas on how to give back from home, like this amazing DIY Mask tutorial video on YouTube, to subscribe and view Khloe's DIY tutorial video click HERE. Khloe Kares will continue these efforts and culminate its campaigns on May 5th.
People can show their generosity in a variety of ways on this day, whether it's helping a neighbor, advocating for an issue, sharing a skill, or giving to causes, every act of generosity counts. The global movement will emphasize opportunities to give back to communities and causes in safe ways that allow for social connection even while practicing physical distancing.
"As a global community, we can mourn this moment of extreme crisis while also finding the opportunity to support one another. We each have the power to make an impact with acts of generosity, no matter how small, and to ensure the sustainability of organizations and services that are crucial to the care and support of our communities," said Asha Curran, CEO of GivingTuesday. "#GivingTuesdayNow is a chance for us to stand united and use grassroots generosity to show that we are all in this together, beginning to end. Even as many face financial uncertainty, generosity is not about size. From calling an elderly neighbor to chat to offering translation help; from showing gratitude to our healthcare workers to donating to your local food bank, every act of kindness is a beacon of hope in this crisis. We all have something to give, and every act of human consideration and kindness matters."
#GivingTuesdayNow is a day created in response to this extraordinary global pandemic. The traditional, GivingTuesday will still take place on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.
Those interested in joining Khloe Kares #GivingTuesdayNow efforts visit https://www.khloekares.com/donate.html#/
For more details about the GivingTuesday movement, visit the GivingTuesday website (www.givingtuesday.org), Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/GivingTuesday) or follow @GivingTuesday and #GivingTuesdayNow on Twitter. For youth interested in joining the movement, visit GivingTuesdayKids.org for inspiration and project ideas.
About Khloe Kares
Khloe Kares is a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization, founded by Khloe Thompson at the age of 8 years old. Khloe Kares is dedicated to provide assistance to the homeless community by providing Kare bags filled with daily necessities, has given over 5,000 hygiene Kare Bags to people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles, Ca and across the USA since 2016. In addition Khloe Kares' mission expands internationally, Khloe Kares yearly campaigns include visits to Ghana, to mentor kids and spread her message of "You can be the Change at any Age", to install water pumps and bathroom facilities and host leadership workshops for thousands of kids. Khloe Kares returned to Ghana in Dec 2019 to install its thirds (3) water pump and second (2) bathroom facility.
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About Khloe Thompson
Khloe Thompson, founder of Khloe Kares a 501 (c) 3 organization, is a 13 year old girl philanthropist who founded Khloe Kares at the age of 8. She has given over 5,000 hygiene Kare Bags to people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles, Ca and across the USA since 2016 and has been recognized by major organizations across the USA such as UNICEF, The Gorge W Bush Points of Light Foundation and others.
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past eight years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
Whether it's making someone smile, helping a neighbor or stranger out, showing up for an issue or people we care about, or giving some of what we have to those who need our help, every act of generosity counts and everyone has something to give. GivingTuesday strives to build a world in which the catalytic power of generosity is at the heart of the society we build together, unlocking dignity, opportunity and equity around the globe.
#GivingTuesdayNow is organized by GivingTuesday, in partnership with its global network of leaders, partners, communities and generous individuals. GivingTuesday is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.
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