November 30, 2021 is designated as Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement unleashing the power of kindness. Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 and has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate and celebrate generosity.


We would like to remind you to donate and make a difference for animals in the Peoria area! Peoria Humane Society is dedicated to creating a humane environment for animals and humans. We are focused on ending pet overpopulation, cruelty and neglect to animals, and promoting respect and kindness to all through education and public awareness.


To donate or learn more about our organization visit:


In support of Giving Tuesday the Caterpillar Foundation will provide a limited-time 2:1 match through the Caterpillar Foundation Matching Gifts Program for global employee and U.S. retiree gifts made starting November 15 through November 30, 2021. To make a Matching Gift visit

Caterpillar | Caterpillar Foundation | Employee Giving & Matching Gifts.

If you are interested, we recommend taking action soon as this opportunity is on a first come first serve basis and they may reach their cap quickly!

What you need to know about the limited-time 2:1 match:

  • U.S. Gift Eligibility: Gifts to most 501(c)(3) nonprofits and public/private preK-12 schools, as well as United Ways, are eligible for the 2:1 match.
  • Outside the U.S. Gift Eligibility: Recognized and registered with one of the following: UK Charity Commission, Charities Aid Foundation-America (Global), Australian Business Register or Canadian Charities Directorate.
  • Gift Minimum: The gift minimum to qualify is $25 USD (or local currency equivalent) or more.
  • Maximum Match: Each participant can enter up to $750 USD (or local currency equivalent) in donations in the system and the Caterpillar Foundation will match at a 2:1 ratio up to a maximum amount of $1,500 USD. This is exempt from the standard $10,000 USD Foundation annual cap.
  • Overall Program Cap: The Caterpillar Foundation will match up to $1.5 million USD total for gifts made during this timeframe. Once $1.5 million USD in match requests has been submitted, the 2:1 match will close and revert back to the standard 1:1 match with $10,000 USD annual cap per participant.
  • Gift Date Eligibility: In order for your donation to be eligible for the 2:1 match, your donation must be made to the charity starting on November 15, 2021 or later. Gifts made prior to this date are not eligible.
  • Match Request Submission Deadline: Match requests must be submitted in the Caterpillar Cares portal by November 30, 2021 at 11:59pm CST.

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Our mailing address is:

2600 NE Perry PO Box 3592 Peoria, IL 61603