Council Declares Nov. 30 ‘Giving Tuesday’ In Los Alamos County

Los Alamos County Council Chair Randall Ryti presents the ‘Giving Tuesday’ Proclamation to Monica Griego, left, and Rachel Kizielewicz. Photo Courtesy LAC


Los Alamos County Council has proclaimed Nov. 30 ‘Giving Tuesday’ in Los Alamos County. The proclamation, signed by Council Chair Randall Ryti, was presented to Monica Griego, Executive Director for United Way and Rachel Kizielewicz Executive Director for the Los Alamos Community Foundation.

The proclamation reads as follows:

WHEREAS: Giving Tuesday was established as a national day of giving on
Tuesday following Thanksgiving, which is November 30, 2021, this
year; and

WHEREAS: Giving Tuesday is a celebration of philanthropy and volunteerism

where people give whatever they are able to give; and
WHEREAS: Giving Tuesday is a day where citizens work together to share
commitments, rally for favorite causes, build a stronger community,
and think about other people; and

WHEREAS: It is fitting and proper on Giving Tuesday and on every day to
recognize the tremendous impact of philanthropy, volunteerism, and
community service in Los Alamos County; and

WHEREAS: Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to encourage citizens to serve others throughout this holiday season and during other times of the year;

NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the Council of the Incorporated County of Los Alamos, I do hereby proclaim November 30, 2021 as “GIVING TUESDAY” in Los Alamos County, and encourage all citizens to join together to give back to the community in any way that is personally meaningful.

DATED this 16th day of November, 2021.