Local organizations asking for support on Giving Tuesday

Wednesday, 29 Nov, 2017

The non-profit collaborated with the United Nations Foundation to kick of the first Giving Tuesday. Last year, $177 million was donated online, according to the Giving Tuesday website. Even more is expected to be given this year. That's why big-time donations mean so much. American charities receive one third of their annual donations during the holiday season.

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Taylor said millennials (generally meaning people born from the early 1980s to the early 2000s) are careful about who receives their donations, noting that half "always research a charity before giving".

Operation HomeFront Heroes is a new organization that provides veterans assistance to transition into a home life.

That's barely the tip of the iceberg. The Carroll County Public Library maintains a directory of community services at community.carr.org, where you can search almost 1,200 organizations operating in the county. This group of people is often classified as lazy, selfish and entitled, but apparently, this population has a big heart when it comes to charitable giving. There is no risk and it will never cost you more than buying from the official retailer.

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After a long weekend of shopping, Giving Tuesday is the day Americans are asked to volunteer or make donations to local, national, and global charities.