$7 Million Match for #GivingTuesday, November 27, 2018

This year, in support of #GivingTuesday on November 27, 2018, Facebook is partnering with PayPal to match up to $7 million in donations made on Facebook to eligible US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofits.

  • The matching dollars are available to any US-based nonprofit. If you're located outside the US and decide to fundraise for a US-based nonprofit, donations to your fundraiser could be matched.

  • Each nonprofit and donor is eligible to be matched up to a certain amount, which we'll announce later.

  • Facebook and PayPal will match donations starting at 5am PST and will continue matching donations made to nonprofits until the $7M match runs out.

How can you help?

You can host a Facebook fundraiser on behalf of Loaves & Fishes!

Visit https://www.facebook.com/fundraisers/ to get started. Share your fundraiser with your friends and family and ask the to donate and share your fundraiser.

Facebook is WAIVING ALL FEES for donations to nonprofits on #GivingTuesday. Don’t miss out on this incredible fundraising opportunity to double your donation and fundraise to fight hunger across the Bay Area.

In Fiscal Year 2018-2019, Loaves & Fishes will serve over half a million meals to children, families, seniors, and the homeless across the Bay Area. Your support can help us reach our goal!

Your gift on #GivingTuesday will be applied to Isaac’s Stone Soup Challenge, and make it possible for us to feed even more of our homeless and hungry neighbors in need!

More about Facebook Fundraisers:

Nonprofit fundraisers let you, our Loaves & Fishes supporters, to raise money on Facebook. You can set up a dedicated page to share why you support Loaves & Fishes. Whether you’ve volunteered, donated, or you have a personal story to share, tell your friends and family why fighting hunger in the Bay Area is important to you.

Your friends and family can donate in a few taps without leaving Facebook, making it easier for you to collect donations.


Every time someone shares your fundraiser, your network grows! Each time someone donates they are prompted to share and invite their friends. Shares and re-shares also contain a donate button making it easy to donate right from the News Feed. These will all count towards your Loaves & Fishes fundraiser.

Thanks to Facebook and PayPal, your donations may be doubled! Details on the matching gift limits will be announced soon. For now, add Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in your calendar for #GivingTuesday

Since 1980, Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen has been serving free, nutritious hot meals to low-income families and individuals. We are now serving a staggering 300,000 guests, including nearly 100,000 children and their families.

Don’t forget, your gift on #GivingTuesday will be applied to Isaac’s Stone Soup Challenge!