There’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and now “Giving Tuesday.” A global day dedicated to giving back to the community, Giving Tuesday encourages people to volunteer or make a monetary donation to their favorite charity. Before opening up their wallets, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is urging people to do their homework on their charity of choice.
“It’s important to think not just with our hearts, but also with our heads this time of year. The generosity of many Rhode Islanders enables others to have a happy holiday season, but it is important to double check the cause before handing over a contribution,” said Attorney General Kilmartin. “The best way to donate is to do your research: don’t be afraid to ask questions about the organization’s track record and how your money will be spent.”
Before you make a donation, Kilmartin offers these tips:
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