Now that you’ve spent a holiday weekend treating yourself, here are some local organizations giving back to the community that could use some help this Giving Tuesday.
However people decide to help, money is the best way to give right now, said Ashley Post of Charity Navigator, a nonprofit that evaluates and ranks charities.
Many celebrities have pulled out their pocketbooks to help Harvey victims over the past few days.
Prince George’s County Schools is challenging residents to get kids ready for the upcoming school year by collecting a whole lot of backpacks and other school supplies.
The Humane Rescue Alliance is in need of donations after flood damage drenched pet beds at one of the area’s largest pet adoption centers this weekend.
Goodwill knows the higher the quality of the donations it receives, the more it can sell them for and the more money the charitable organization can raise for its programs. So it’s going where the good stuff is and opening new stores throughout the D.C. region.
The Marine Corps-based charity is still looking for help to supply gifts for needy children. People can donate new, unwrapped toys, but at this late date, organizers say money is more helpful.
During the holiday season, as many people open their wallets to support their favorite charities, experts warn givers to do their homework first before making that donation.
‘Tis the season for giving. If you’re looking for a way to give back to the D.C.-area community, whether through time or turkeys, here are some ideas.
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New York’s attorney general has issued a “notice of violation” to the Trump Foundation, ordering it to immediately stop asking for donations in the state.
Dana Marlowe, a Silver Spring mother of two, has collected and delivered more than 20,000 new and gently used bras and 50,000 feminine hygiene products to shelters around the country.
The American Red Cross says its summer blood supply is extremely low and is asking all eligible donors to schedule an appointment to donate blood and platelets.
Ahead of the end of the school year, the YMCA is asking the community to donate to help fund scholarships for kids who live in the D.C. area.
Goodwill stores in the Sarasota, Florida, area are hosting what they categorize as an anti-Valentine’s Day campaign called “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff.”