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Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, more than 1,000 charities, community organizations, and businesses in the U.S. have joined up to promote Giving Tuesday as a day to give back. You can find a comprehensive list of ideas for how to participate here, or click through for five things you can do to give back today without spending a dime.
Tweet Aldo Shoes
Let them know how you're participating today and use with hashtag #GivingTuesday. Each tweet @aldo_shoes receives will be matched with a $5 donation.
Like Poppin Office Supplies on Facebook
For every new Facebook like Poppin gets today, the company will donate $1 towards Pencils of Promise, an organization that delivers school supplies to children in the developing world.
Retweet The Honest Company
Jessica Alba's eco-conscious baby goods company is in it to win it today. Retweet @Honest's #GivingTuesday tweet, and they will donate a package of diapers toward its non-profit partner Baby2Baby. The non-profit works to bring essential supplies, including diapers, to families in need.
Clean Out Your Closet
Dress for Success is accepting women's professional shoes via their affiliate stores around the country today.
Repin Sony on Pinterest
For every repin Sony receives on Pinterest between today and the end of the year, it will donate $1 to the Michael Phelps Foundation toward the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, up to $25,000. You've got a Pinterest holiday wishlist going by now, surely—use it!
· 10 Ways You Can Take Action for #GivingTuesday [Mashable]