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#GivingTuesday, Nov 27: Help Billion Oyster Project Grow

Starting at 8am EST on Giving Tuesday, Nov 27: Facebook and PayPal will match up to $7 million in donations made to nonprofit organizations via Facebook.

Double the impact of your gift to Billion Oyster Project by giving on Facebook, as early in the day as you can, on Tuesday, Nov 27. (Last Giving Tuesday, Facebook matched $2 million, and those funds ran out after just 1 minute and 26 seconds!)

Every gift matters. Here are two ways to help us make the most of Giving Tuesday:

  1. Give to Billion Oyster Project’s fundraiser
    The perfect time to make your gift: 8:01am EST
  2. Create a ripple effect by starting your own fundraiser. Getting up and running will take 5 minutes.
    The perfect time to start your fundraiser: Nov 27, 8am EST
    The perfect time to alert your friends that you’ll be launching a fundraiser: Now!

    Simply click here or follow these simple steps:
    1. Click Fundraisers in the left menu of your News Feed.
    2. Click Raise Money.
    3. Select Nonprofit/Charity.
    4. Type or select Billion Oyster Project
    5. Choose a cover photo and fill in the fundraiser details.
    6. Click Create.

Feel free to use one of the images below for your cover image.

This year the Billion Oyster Project community has observed truly encouraging results on the path to restoring oyster reefs to NY Harbor. Not only are oysters growing in NY Harbor, as detailed in this report from Billion Oyster Project and The Nature Conservancy—but oysters are also reproducing—demonstrating that an oyster population can get re-started here in our New York City waters.