Giving Tuesday is here, and it’s time to make a difference

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The holiday season is in full swing and after a long weekend of shopping and searching for deals, we shift gears to Giving Tuesday – a day for charitable donations and giving back.

Whatever form your good acts take, it’s important to remember that the spirit of the season isn’t in materialism, but in making the lives of others a bit brighter. 

The good folks at eBay found that nearly three-quarters of Americans are more excited to give someone a gift if it benefits a charity.* That’s why, through the Giving Tuesday Charity Shop and Gifts that Give Back, eBay is delivering the widest selection of gifts that support nonprofit organizations as well as a new way to give in-kind donations. Read more…

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

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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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