Giving Tuesday 2017: How to participate in day of charitable giving

It’s that time of year again

It’s that time of year again

With a plan to match up to $2 million in donations for US nonprofits, the Gates Foundation and Facebook easily met that goal before mid-morning on the West Coast.

This year the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is matching up to $2 million of donations made through Facebook.

Funds raised stay in the local communities are used to support local non-profits and United Way community impact initiatives.

To take part in Giving Tuesday, all you need to do is pick a charity you trust and visit their website to donate.

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One of the groups is the Salvation Army.

Zurbgrugg said in IL, a website has gone up that allows donors to give to their favorite nonprofit or charity organization online at www.ilgive.com, and promoted on social media using the hashtag #ilgive. But how do you get involved and ensure your donations go the farthest? To help sort out the confusion, and ensure your donations actually end up where you intend, here's a small rundown of those sites, the fees they collect, and how best to give. "It's an opportunity to give of your time, to give of your resources, to give of your money just to give a smile to someone else". PAWS kittens will also be available for individual cuddle sessions for a $10 suggested donation. A report released today by the New York Attorney General found that a third of all donated dollars in New York State previous year, more than $400 million went to professional fundraisers, not the charity.

While there are many worthy causes and charities that a person can donate to, it is important that you know where your money is going.

If you are thinking about giving back, make sure you protect yourself from scammers.

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