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How to keep the spirit of Giving Tuesday alive all year

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Published: Dec. 13, 2019 at 4:40 PM CST
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The Omaha/Council Bluffs metro showed up and gave back for

2019, pouring good into the community during the first ever “do good takeover.”

Giving Tuesday comes every year on the Tuesday after Black Friday; the idea is to donate, volunteer and surprise others with kindness. On

’s website, neighbors spent hundreds of hours discovering ways to give. Thousands of Omaha metro donors gave more than $1.68 million to worthy causes on Giving Tuesday, according to GivingTuesday’s data and insights lead.

“Giving Tuesday 2019 created a sense of community around kindness. This is just the beginning. We hope all Do Gooders will find their fit for giving and discover meaning in a new volunteer experience,” Marjorie Maas of SHARE Omaha said.

VOLUNTEER

With SHARE Omaha’s filtering options, finding your ideal volunteer opportunity is easier than ever.

and sort by skills needed, group size, projects suitable for kids, open nonprofit board positions and more.

DONATE

Find local nonprofits that match causes you care about and

. Sort by who it helps, what it impacts and connect with a new-to-you local nonprofit to give today.

SHOP FOR GOOD

You can know exactly how your money is used by purchasing the items nonprofits need.

and click to purchase. Be sure to add your contact information to the gift message so that organizations know who to thank.

DO GOOD

Giving Tuesday 2019 is more than a one-day, metro-wide, do good takeover; it’s a launch pad for sustained giving, kindness and service. No matter how you choose to support causes that matter to you, may this holiday season be one of new, meaningful community connections.

The following content is created on behalf of SHARE Omaha and does not reflect the opinions of Gray Television or its editorial staff. To learn more about SHARE Omaha, visit https://shareomaha.org/.

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