On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, AJS is participating in Giving Tuesday, an annual celebration of charitable giving. AJS has set a fundraising goal of $10,000, and we look forward to receiving donations beginning on November 28 and continuing throughout December. I'm pleased to share that AJS has partnered with Network for Good and Facebook to kick off our AJS Giving Tuesday campaign. These organizations will waive all fees associated with the donations AJS receives on November 28, meaning 100 percent of all contributions on Giving Tuesday goes towards supporting AJS. Additionally, we are eligible for a matching grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through our Facebook partnership.
As part of this campaign, we want all of our members to learn a bit more about their fellow members. Post a photo of yourself on Facebook with the hashtag #IamAJS and #GivingTuesday and tell us why you are a member of the AJS and if you donate, why.
And if you haven't made a donation, now's your chance. Your contribution goes to support professional development opportunities for our members, graduate student fellowships, travel grants for our conference, and new public programming.