How to make an impact on Giving Tuesday when you’re strapped for cash


Throughout the holiday giving season, we’re encouraged to support worthy charities with our dollars.

But making donations can be difficult, or even impossible, for people who struggle financially. Luckily, giving back in meaningful ways doesn’t have to break the bank.

Giving Tuesday, which always falls on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the U.S., is a national day of giving that kicks off the charitable season. And even though it coincides with the holiday shopping season — which can already be a strain on families with tight budgets — you can make a difference without emptying your wallet. Read more…

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