Giving Tuesday

The Tuesday following Thanksgiving is an opportunity to put your gratitude into action by helping others in our community.

Save the date so you can help make an even bigger impact.

For every $2 donated on Thrivent’s giving platform and at in-person events, Thrivent will match $1 up to a total of $20,000.*

Camp Wartburg

Donate on Giving Tuesday
Amplify your impact: For every $2 donated on Thrivent’s giving platform and at in-person events, Thrivent will match $1 up to a total of $20,000.*

Donate today



Participate on Tuesday, Nov. 28 - IN PERSON

Join us out at Camp Wartburg for a day of service projects and fun! Lunch will be provided along with Zip Lining, Rock Wall Climbing, and Pickleball!

Bring your work gloves and help us with:
  • Planting Trees
  • Splitting wood
  • Clearing Honey Suckle
  • Cleaning windows
  • Spreading mulch
  • Raking leaves
Equipment and Fun provided!


Register now

Operation BBQ Relief

Donate on Giving Tuesday
Amplify your impact: For every $2 donated on Thrivent’s giving platform and at in-person events, Thrivent will match $1 up to a total of $20,000.*

Donate today



Participate on Tuesday, Nov. 28 - VIRTUALLY

Chef Johnny Imbriolo, Director of Culinary at Operation BBQ Relief, brings a wealth of experience and passion to the kitchen. Johnny, a fifth generation chef, has delighted countless palates with his creations across the globe since the age of 13.

Known for his innovative approach to BBQ, Chef Johnny has a knack for turning ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dishes. His ability to craft flavors and create dishes that tell a story have earned him wide recognition in the culinary world.

From being a featured Chef at the James Beard Foundation to being published in La Cucina, New York Magazine, and The New York Times to name a few, Chef Johnny's culinary journey has been nothing short of remarkable. He's a firm believer in the power of food to bring people together and create lasting memories.

Join us on Giving Tuesday for an exclusive live stream cooking class with Chef Johnny Imbriolo. Learn the secrets behind his famous brisket chili and trashcan nachos while supporting a great cause. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a culinary experience that promises to be both delicious and impactful.



Register now

Camp Wartburg

Donate on Giving Tuesday
Amplify your impact: For every $2 donated on Thrivent’s giving platform and at in-person events, Thrivent will match $1 up to a total of $20,000.*

Donate today



Participate on Tuesday, Nov. 28 - IN PERSON

Join us out at Camp Wartburg for a day of service projects and fun! Lunch will be provided along with Zip Lining, Rock Wall Climbing, and Pickleball!

Bring your work gloves and help us with:
  • Planting Trees
  • Splitting wood
  • Clearing Honey Suckle
  • Cleaning windows
  • Spreading mulch
  • Raking leaves
Equipment and Fun provided!


Register now

Operation BBQ Relief

Donate on Giving Tuesday
Amplify your impact: For every $2 donated on Thrivent’s giving platform and at in-person events, Thrivent will match $1 up to a total of $20,000.*

Donate today



Participate on Tuesday, Nov. 28 - VIRTUALLY

Chef Johnny Imbriolo, Director of Culinary at Operation BBQ Relief, brings a wealth of experience and passion to the kitchen. Johnny, a fifth generation chef, has delighted countless palates with his creations across the globe since the age of 13.

Known for his innovative approach to BBQ, Chef Johnny has a knack for turning ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dishes. His ability to craft flavors and create dishes that tell a story have earned him wide recognition in the culinary world.

From being a featured Chef at the James Beard Foundation to being published in La Cucina, New York Magazine, and The New York Times to name a few, Chef Johnny's culinary journey has been nothing short of remarkable. He's a firm believer in the power of food to bring people together and create lasting memories.

Join us on Giving Tuesday for an exclusive live stream cooking class with Chef Johnny Imbriolo. Learn the secrets behind his famous brisket chili and trashcan nachos while supporting a great cause. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a culinary experience that promises to be both delicious and impactful.



Register now

About Camp Wartburg

Camp Wartburg is a retreat center and summer camp facility that invites youth, adults and families of all backgrounds to encounter God’s creation through nature-centered ministry and activities. It is a Christ-centered environment that serves more than 15,000 people annually through our overnight summer camps, summer day camp program, outdoor education events, facility rentals, retreats, after-school program and various other events.

About OBR

Armed with a caravan of cooks, mobile pits, kitchens and volunteers, Operation BBQ Relief delivers the healing power of BBQ in times of need, feeding first responders and communities affected by natural disasters along with year-round efforts to fight hunger through The Always Serving Project® and Camp OBR™ programs.

About Thrivent

What Matters To You, Matters To Us
A financial services organization that has generosity at its core sounds unusual. But it’s true. We invest in more than just portfolios—we invest in our communities. As a not-for-profit organization and Fortune 500 company, we offer access to a full suite of charitable giving options, volunteer programs, and partnerships with causes like Habitat for Humanity. When we team up together, we go further.

About Camp Wartburg

Camp Wartburg is a retreat center and summer camp facility that invites youth, adults and families of all backgrounds to encounter God’s creation through nature-centered ministry and activities. It is a Christ-centered environment that serves more than 15,000 people annually through our overnight summer camps, summer day camp program, outdoor education events, facility rentals, retreats, after-school program and various other events.

About OBR

Armed with a caravan of cooks, mobile pits, kitchens and volunteers, Operation BBQ Relief delivers the healing power of BBQ in times of need, feeding first responders and communities affected by natural disasters along with year-round efforts to fight hunger through The Always Serving Project® and Camp OBR™ programs.

About Thrivent

What Matters To You, Matters To Us
A financial services organization that has generosity at its core sounds unusual. But it’s true. We invest in more than just portfolios—we invest in our communities. As a not-for-profit organization and Fortune 500 company, we offer access to a full suite of charitable giving options, volunteer programs, and partnerships with causes like Habitat for Humanity. When we team up together, we go further.
HyVee Discount Code: PLU # 80022
Thanks to our friends at Operation BBQ Relief who have partnered with HyVee in MO and KS to offer 10% off your order from 11/24-11/28.

Missouri and Kansas Stores Only
(Some restrictions apply — see store for details.)
*Donations made online to featured organizations through Thrivent’s giving platform and at in-person events on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023, will be matched $1 for every $2 donated up to $20,000 per Thrivent Member Network. Thrivent, in partnership with Thrivent Charitable Impact & Investing®, offers you the opportunity to make online personal donations to the organizations you care about.