5 Ways to Give Back on Giving Tuesday without Breaking the Bank

5 Ways to Give Back on Giving Tuesday without Breaking the Bank

As the Giving Tuesday movement continues to grow, your inbox is likely to fill with appeals to donate.  Here are 5 ways you can give back on Giving Tuesday without breaking the bank.


  1. Donate Food to Food Banks

The holiday season often depletes food banks.  After supporting all the Thanksgiving needs, your local food bank likely needs donations of nonperishable food.

  1. Give Blankets to Homeless Shelters

As winter cold weather arrives, so too, does the need for donations of blankets, coats, hats and mittens.  There is also a need for small sundry items such as shampoos, soaps, deodorants, toothbrushes and toothpaste.    If you are a frequent traveler, save the small hotel soaps and shampoos to donate on your return home.

  1. Donate Professional Clothing

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5 Tips for Business to Promote GivingTuesday – #GivingTuesday

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5 Tips for Business to Promote GivingTuesday



Today is GivingTuesday.  As the retailers race to count their coffers after the first official weekend of the holiday season and Amazon posts record sales per second on Cyber Monday, the nonprofit world has been anxiously awaiting GivingTuesday.

Projections for donations to nonprofit organizations on GIVINGTUESDAY are anticipated to reach $40 Million.  It would be a surprise, if you haven’t already received email solicitations.    My first one arrived during the night, asking for a dollar from Safe Streets.    Safe Streets, once said, “If everyone on our email list only gave just a dollar, it would solve our funding problems”.    Every dollar does count.

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