SVHC Foundation Joins #GivingTuesday

November 17, 2015

BENNINGTON, VT—November 17, 2015— Southwestern Vermont Health Care Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Occurring this year on December 1, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. In the same way the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday kick-off the holiday giving season, #GivingTuesday inspires people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to the charities and causes they support.

Those who are interested in joining SVHC Foundation’s #GivingTuesday initiative can visit to donate and share their news of their contribution on social media by using the #GivingTuesday and #SVMC hashtags.

For more details about the #GivingTuesday movement, visit or follow the hashtag in social media channels. For more about the SVHC Foundation and its current initiatives, visit or call 802-447-5017.

SVHC Foundation is the charitable giving and fundraising arm of Southwestern Vermont Health Care, an integrated health system serving Bennington and Windham Counties in Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties in New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. In addition to the SVHC Foundation, SVHC consists of Soutwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, and the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation (CLR) in Bennington; SVMC Northshire Campus in Manchester; SVMC Deerfield Valley Campus in Wilmington; SVMC Mountain Medical at the base of Mount Snow in West Dover; and SVMC Pownal Campus in Pownal. It also includes Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multispecialty medical group operated in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock. To learn more, visit