What happens after Black Friday and Cyber Monday? It’s Giving Tuesday. Today, after you’ve done your holiday shopping and spent time with family and friends, pledge to give a little more to those who need it most. It’s about giving what you have: your talents, your time, your money if you can spare it. Here are some organizations worthy of all three. Wishing everyone out there safe and happy holidays.
- 110 meals for $10
- 550 meals for $50
- 1,100 meals for $100.
This organization, started by celebrity chef José Andrés, works to find solutions to world hungry and poverty. They focus on health, education, and jobs (like culinary training) and work in Haiti, Zambia, Dominical Republic, Nicaragua, and the United States. The organization is a non-profit body that believes that we can use the “power of food to empower communities and strengthen economies.” That's something we can all get behind.
This organization is a nonprofit that works to empower migrant and seasonal farmworkers and focuses on better living and working conditions, immigration status, health and safety, and their access to justice. It’s a subsidiary of National Council of La Raza and works closely on Capitol Hill with agencies, in the courts and other farmworker organizations to make a big impact.