Give out all the high fives you've got in you Thursday for National High Five Day.
One story has it that the classic high five became popular in the 1970s after a Dodgers baseball player hit a historic home run and performed the gesture.
- Woman recounts terrifying moments of violent road rage incident on Liberty Bridge
- Steelers full schedule released, Week 1 on Channel 11 at New England Patriots
- Teen flown to hospital after gymnastics accident in Moon
- VIDEO: Girl shaken as baby dies nearly 14 years later; father charged with homicide
- DOWNLOAD the Channel 11 News app for breaking news alerts
The holiday became official in 2002.
When you share the official National High Five Day tweet or Facebook post, the National High Five Challenge says it will donate funds to CoachArt, a nonprofit that gives free art and sports lessons to kids impacted by chronic illness.
It’s #NationalHighFiveDay! Send this virtual high five to your followers -- for every RETWEET or SHARE, @HighfiveHQ will donate $5* to @CoachArt for free sports and arts lessons to kids impacted by chronic illness. (*up to $10,000) pic.twitter.com/dQXAiobSMe— NationalHighFiveDay (@highfive) April 18, 2019
© 2019 Cox Media Group.