Support Public Health this GivingTuesday

As the holiday season approaches, it's a time of reflection and gratitude. It's also a time when many of us look for opportunities to give back and make a positive impact in the world. Your donation to the CDC Foundation this GivingTuesday helps ensure that we are equipped to respond to public health emergencies, address health disparities, support cutting-edge research, and ultimately create a healthier and safer world.  

GivingTuesday is a global movement that takes place annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It's a day dedicated to celebrating generosity and encouraging people to support charitable causes. It serves as a reminder that amidst the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, we have the power to make a difference in the lives of others. 

Why Support Public Health?

Supporting public health is incredibly important for the well-being of individuals and communities. Public health initiatives play a vital role in promoting disease prevention, health promotion and overall improvement of population health. By investing in public health, we can ensure access to essential healthcare services, disease surveillance and emergency preparedness. It allows us to identify and address health disparities, promote healthy lifestyles and implement effective interventions. Supporting public health not only safeguards individual health but also contributes to the development and sustainability of strong and resilient communities.

So Why Give to the CDC Foundation? 

  1. Emergency Preparedness: The CDC Foundation plays a crucial role in responding to public health emergencies, including disease outbreaks and natural disasters. By donating, you help ensure that the CDC is equipped with the necessary resources to respond swiftly and effectively to new health threats. 

  1. Health Equity: The CDC Foundation focuses on addressing health disparities and promoting health equity and inclusion. Your donation helps support initiatives that aim to improve health outcomes for underserved communities, reducing inequalities in healthcare access and outcomes. 

  1. Research and Innovation: The CDC Foundation supports cutting-edge research and innovations in public health. Your support helps advance infectious and non-infectious disease prevention, treatment and control, ultimately helping to create a healthier and safer world for everyone. 

Ways to Give 

Donating to the CDC Foundation is simple and secure. Visit our Ways to Give webpage to explore different donation options, including one-time donations, monthly contributions and planned gifts. Every contribution, no matter the size, makes a meaningful impact on public health. 

This GivingTuesday, let's join hands and support public health today through your gift to the CDC Foundation. Together, we can make a difference and ensure a healthier future for all. 

Remember, the true spirit of the holiday season lies in giving back and helping our communities. Donate to the CDC Foundation and spread the joy of health and well-being this GivingTuesday. 

Britta Hallberg
Britta Halberg is an advancement officer at the CDC Foundation.