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Giving Tuesday

A short history of Giving Tuesday and where to donate your money this year.

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    Giving Tuesday, explained

    Giving Tuesday, explained

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    Vox - Kelsey Piper

    Giving Tuesday — the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the internationally recognized day to contribute to charity — is upon us. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, has always been the kickoff event of the holiday shopping season and one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Marketing …

    Want to help animals? Here’s where to donate your money.

    Want to help animals? Here’s where to donate your money.

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    Vox - Sigal Samuel

    If you care about animals and want to reduce their suffering, but aren’t sure exactly how, Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) is an organization that might be able to help. The California-based nonprofit puts out an annual guide for recommended animal charities, and it just released its list for this …

    How to raise kids who give back to the world

    How to raise kids who give back to the world

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    Vox - Kelsey Piper

    As a teenager, I was really serious about doing good in the world. I volunteered at my local library and as a tutor for struggling students. When an international charity came to our school and gave a presentation about starving kids overseas, I gave them all my lunch money. I was the target …

    How to pick a career that counts

    How to pick a career that counts

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    Vox - Dylan Matthews

    I really like being a journalist; it’s one of the few jobs where you’re actively encouraged to call up people who are experts in their fields and ask them anything you want, which is an incredible privilege. And I get to write about topics I think are really important, like why I think more people …

    What happened to giving money to charity?

    What happened to giving money to charity?

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    Recode - Whizy Kim

    Over the past two decades, fewer and fewer Americans have given to charity. In 2000, roughly two-thirds of American households gave to a charitable organization. In 2018, just under half of American households did. In other words, about 20 million Americans had stopped giving. While the amount of …

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