Volunteers across the globe celebrate generosity on ‘Giving Tuesday’

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(WTNH) — ‘Giving Tuesday’ is a day dedicated to doing good. It is a global movement that takes storm every year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving.

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This international movement is devoted to charitable giving at the beginning of the holiday season. This year that falls on December 3rd.

Every year, organizations and businesses from Connecticut (including The Red Cross and AmeriCares) participate by raising money, starting campaigns, donating food and clothing, and most-importantly, offering kindness to those in need.

There are 1,150 organizations in Connecticut participating in ‘Giving Tuesday’ this year.

In 2018, over $400 million in donations was raised by the United States as a whole.

Twitter users are sharing their acts of kindness using the hashtag #GivingTuesday.

Click here to find where you can help out in your area. Everyone has something to give.

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