February 26, 2018

Giving Tuesday proclaimed in Kelowna

29 November 2017, 01:05 | Denise Dawson

#GivingTuesday focuses on giving to organizations, local communities

Donating on Giving Tuesday is as easy buying on Cyber Monday

Thanksgiving Thursday, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber brings us to the next special dedication, Giving Tuesday.

So please, if the spirit moves you this Giving Tuesday, consider making your donations to a local organization that helps people right here in Carroll County.

Giving Tuesday was conceptualized and launched in 2012 at the 92nd Street Y as a way to kick off the charitable season. Take a look at them below and make sure to make your Giving Tuesday as charitable as possible!

You can find the location of a Salvation Army Shelter here.

3 killed, 9 injured as passenger train derails in northern India
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal expressed grief over the accident and extended his condolences to the families of the deceased. The nation today woke up to the news of yet another train accident in Uttar Pradesh which has now become a frequent affair.

Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are partnering once again to support nonprofits nationwide. PAWS kittens will also be available for individual cuddle sessions for a $10 suggested donation.

Doofl is an easy way for you to raise money for your favorite charity.

Goodworld is the leading fundraising resource for donations on Facebook, Twitter, and online. GiveWell doesn't charge any administrative fees, but donations made by credit card are subject to a 2.15 percent processing fee, plus an additional $0.28 per transaction. "What we'll be proving is backpacks which include hotel vouchers, food, clothing, and any kind of care kits that they may need", she says. But with all of the charities out there, how do you choose?

Today you could help maintain parks, aid local blind residents, support a haven for youth, contribute to an Islamic school, bolster animal rescue efforts and so much more if you participate in the global giving movement called #GivingTuesday.

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