Three City Dads Group chapters will lend their support to children and families in need Dec. 2 as part of #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to helping others.
Members of the Chicago Dads Group plan to gather to pack meals that will be shipped all over the world to starving and malnourished children through the international charity Feed My Starving Children. For more details or to participate, visit the Chicago Dads Group Meetup page.
The NYC Dads Group has scheduled to spend the evening sorting, screening and bundling children’s clothing donated through Baby Buggy, a nonprofit group that assists the 500,000 New York City families living in poverty. For more details or to participate, visit the NYC Dads Group Meetup page.
The Philly Dads Group plans to do some shopping for a cause. They will be head out to purchase children’s clothing to make “Outfit Packs,” packages filled with a weeks worth of underwear, socks, shirts and more, that will be donated to Cradles to Crayons, a nonprofit organization providing kids in need under the age of 12 some of the most important basics of life. The guys are also accepting donations of clothes and money for the cause. For more details or to participate, visit the Philly Dads Group Meetup page.
#GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y, a longtime NYC Dads Group partner, in conjunction with the United Nations Foundation. The effort has engaged more than 10,000 organizations worldwide.
If you can’t participate in any of these events, you can visit us on Twitter and Instagram using hashtags #CityDads and #GivingTuesday to see pictures of our dads across the country supporting families in need.