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people have heard of Black Friday, Shop-local Saturday and Cyber Monday, but
how about Giving Tuesday? It's a day to be generous at a time when many people
get caught up in the hype of holiday shopping.
non-profit in Ottawa County is working to get businesses involved in the day.
Whether it's donating one of their products or a portion of their proceeds, the
United Way is asking local businesses to focus on giving this holiday season.
Way is working to get the word out now to get businesses on board.
think that people are generous when they're asked, but they need to be asked,"
said Chris Galvin, director of the Ottawa County United Way. "This is a very
dedicated way to say, ‘Take time as you begin to plan for whatever holiday you
celebrate to reach down and help someone else.'"
that get involved will be promoted on the United Way Facebook page. The
deadline to apply is Nov. 21. Apply
online here or call Lisa Dubbert at 419-734-6645.