What is #GivingTuesday?
It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about how you are giving. Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity.
This Christmas Season as you purchase gifts for your loved ones, please consider giving a gift that will reach those in our city that may be struggling to make ends meet.
This Giving Tuesday is a great opportunity to have a positive impact on one corner of Memphis in a tangible way.
One simple way you can give back on #GivingTuesday is to register your Amazon account to donate a portion of your expenditures to Oasis of Hope at no cost to you!
AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to Oasis of Hope! Same products, same service!
To designate your existing Amazon account:
- Go to www.smile.amazon.com (email/password); click ‘Sign In’
- Type “Oasis of Hope” in the search field (Cordova, TN) & select … then Start Shopping! From then on Amazon will remind you to sign in with using the ‘Smile’ site every time you log on.
Shop online via Smile.Amazon.com rather than Amazon.com. Smile.Amazon.com has the same products, prices, and service as Amazon.com, and Oasis of Hope will receive a donation from Amazon equal to .5% of your purchases placed through Smile.Amazon.com.
Invite family and friends from across the country to support Oasis of Hope by designating Oasis of Hope, Inc. on their Amazon account and shop through Smile.Amazon.com.
Another way you can contribute on #GivingTuesday without spending a penny is to designate your Kroger purchases to support Oasis:
Kroger Requires You to Re-Enroll Your Desired Non-Profit Each Year: Shop at Kroger and Donate 3-5% without writing a check!
Each January 1st, all Kroger Community Reward Participants are required to renew their organization of choice to receive Kroger reward payments. We are hoping you will choose Oasis of Hope!
It may seem like a small act, but it’s a huge help! Designating Oasis of Hope on your Kroger card allows you to donate to our ministry each time you shop for groceries or buy gas!
For example, if 2,500 people spent $100 at Kroger, Oasis could receive a total of $7,500!
We can do a lot of ministry with that!
It takes about 3 minutes and registering your Kroger Plus Card is easier than ever:
If you already have an existing Kroger account:
- Sign in to your Kroger account at www.kroger.com/communityrewards
- Click ‘View Your Rewards Details,’ edit your Community Rewards, and search for ‘Oasis of Hope’ (or 80469). Click ‘enroll’
If you are registering your Kroger account for the first time:
- Creat an account at www.kroger.com/communityrewards
- Follow the prompts to enter your email, password, & address.
- Click ‘View Your Rewards Details’ and designate Oasis of Hope as your Community Rewards recipient by typing ‘Oasis of Hope’ in the Search box (or #80469). Click ‘enroll’
Oasis of Hope offers a variety of programs from young to old that meet spiritual and practical needs in a neighborhood that has suffered neglect for decades.
Another option, as always, is to simply send us a donation; EVERY PENNY is DEEPLY appreciated!!Your gift this year could help us make a bigger difference in many lives this coming year. Giving could not be easier. You can donate online; or write a check to Oasis of Hope mail to 8500 Walnut Grove Rd, Cordova TN 38018.
If you believe in what we are doing in inner city Memphis, this is a valuable way to support us. If you’d like more information about our programs, please check out our website, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Instagram and Twitter.