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Giving Tuesday follows Black Friday frenzy

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Following Black Friday, Shop Local Saturday, and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, a newly created initiative by nearly 2,000 charitable organizations.

Nationwide, the organization came together and intended to open the holiday season on a philanthropic note. Following a record setting weekend of holiday sales, the groups want Americans to give to those less fortunate.

The web based initiative hopes to reach younger Americans by encouraging them through social media to donate to a worthy cause. If you'd like to participate in Giving Tuesday, you can donate right in your own community.

WMBF receives dozens of emails from organizations in need. Click on one of the links below to help those less fortunate this holiday season.

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