Top tips to show gratitude

1.  Hop on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday marks the beginning of the charitable season and falls on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Learn more about this global movement here. No matter your situation, it is easy to think of ways to spread joy to those around you. Every little bit counts!

2.  Work together

One of the best parts about Giving Tuesday is how it brings individuals and organizations together to create a more powerful movement and transform communities across the world. Everyone knows there is power in numbers. Establish momentum for your charitable campaign by enlisting the help of family and friends!

3.  Share the love

Get the giving season started on the right foot by spreading a little kindness in your community. Give of your time by helping elderly neighbors run errands or complete a few chores. Lend your voice by promoting local organizations to your social media community. Donate money or goods to local charities. There are countless ways to make a difference! Get inspired and find activities in your local area here.

4.  Include your kids

The holiday season presents a perfect opportunity to teach our kids to have a thankful heart and care for those less fortunate. Check out these tips for fostering charity in children.

In your end-of-year sprint, don’t forget to take the time to give thanks and give back. And be sure to consider including your favorite charities in your annual budget. By designating one of your high-interest SmartyPig savings accounts for charity, you’ll benefit from competitive interest rates that will help you reach your giving goals even faster!

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