On 30 November 2021, following the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday & Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season when many individuals focus on their holiday & end-of-year giving.

Harnessing the power of social media & collaboration, #GivingTuesdaySA encourages individuals and non-profits alike to reach out to their communities, with the aim of creating meaningful social change and spreading goodwill.

In 2020, The Giving Tuesday movement raised over $2.47 billion globally in 24 hours and expanded 70 countries worldwide.

Join BackaBuddy in celebrating #GivingTuesdaySA

This is how you can get involved:

  • Donate to a cause you’re passionate about by visiting BackaBuddy.co.za.
  • Crowdfunding campaigns are 350% more likely to be successful if shared on social media, visit BackaBuddy on Facebook and help create awareness for a campaign that inspires you! Don’t forget to hashtag #GivingTuesdaySA.
  • If you’re a non-profit or community organisation, register on BackaBuddy to raise funds for various needs you might have on #GivingTuesday!
  • Individuals are also encouraged to create a crowdfunding campaign to support their favourite charity on #GivingTuesdaySA. Set your fundraising target, share your personal story and introduce your cause to your networks!

For more information about BackaBuddy, email [email protected]

What else can you do to give back on #GivingTuesday

Whether you dedicate #GivingTuesday to helping a neighbour or stranger out, volunteer your time or donate funds to a good cause, every act of generosity counts!

Children can also join the youth-led social change activation movement #GivingTuesdayKids and log their act of service.

Learn more about #GivingTuesdaySA on their website or email in[email protected]

Follow Giving Tuesday on social media: @GivingTuesdaySA


Zane Groenewald & Monique Weich (BackaBuddy) with Laura Parker (#GivingTuesdaySA)

Create a crowdfunding campaign

South Africa’s leading crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy has supported more than 10 000+ individuals and charities in setting up fundraising campaigns for medical fees, tuition and various causes in South Africa. The platform has thus far risen over R270 Million.