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Giving to the Community this Holiday Season

Published on Dec 6, 2011

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Read 'Giving to the Community this Holiday Season' at 'Time to Start Up,' the small business blog by BizFilings.
http://www.bizfilings.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/GivingtotheCommunity.jpeg No matter what your situation, there are people in your community who would really appreciate your help. This article provides four ways in which you can help others — right now. Some options cost money, while others cost nothing (except the cost of gas to drop off a gently used coat) ... Marine Toys for Tots Foundation The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

One Warm Coat This organization, "started in 1992 with a Thanksgiving weekend coat drive at one location in San Francisco. Since then, we have welcomed thousands of groups across North America, who joined their efforts to ours with the same goal: collect coats to give to those in need, free of charge. Feeding America The nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, Feeding America's mission is "to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger." The United Way: Ways to Give The United Way "envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives." The Ways to Give page offers a Guide to Charitable Giving, a Workplace Campaign and more. These organizations are all nationwide, and virtual, making it possible for individuals and businesses to assist no matter what their location. Business Blogs blog