5 things you need to know about giving back on #GivingTuesday
WASHINGTON - It's a celebration of giving! On #GivingTuesday, you're encouraged to help others by volunteering at a charity or donating money to a cause.
Your Giving Tuesday gift could go twice as far if you use Facebook. Thanks to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, all donations made through the site with be matched.
Here are some ways you can get involved:
Help a Local Nonprofit
Search for a nonprofit in your area and see how you can help them: https://www.givingtuesday.org/whats-happening-near-me
Give It Back
Have you received help from a charity or organization in the past? On #GivingTuesday, you can give back to the charity that impacted your life: https://www.givingtuesday.org/whats-happening-near-me
Donate Your Skills
You can use your skills to help nonprofits with their campaigns! Search for opportunities here: https://www.taprootplus.org/
Help in Your Community
Use your time or make a donation to a cause that can help your local neighborhood: https://www.givingtuesday.org/whats-happening-near-me
Submit Your Story
What inspires you to give back? Tell the world how you used your skills to make an impact and you could win up to $10,000 for your favorite nonprofit: http://mygivingstory.givingtuesday.org/