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 before handing over a donation, it is important to do your research, ask questions about the organization’s track record, and how your money will be spent,” said Attorney General Kilmartin.
Before you make a donation, Kilmartin offers these tips:
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