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WJLA 7News - Giving Tuesday: 10 DMV organizations, charities to consider giving back to

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By: Ida Domingo, 7News

Monday, November 29th 2021


Washington, D.C. (7News) — Giving Tuesday this year falls on Nov. 30, following Black Friday and Cyber Monday.


After a weekend of shopping and discounts, people are encouraged on giving back to the community. If you are looking for a way to give back, here's a list of DMV area organizations and charities looking for help:


1. MedStreet: An all-volunteer nonprofit organization that brings physician and healing to the homeless in the Alexandria, Va. region. Click here for more info or to donate.


2. ConnectedDMV: The organization works to eliminate social inequities and renew economic prosperity throughout the DMV region. Click here for more info or to donate.

3. The Potomac Conservancy: Clean water advocates fighting to ensure the Potomac River boasts clean drinking water, healthy lands, and vibrant communities. Click here for more info or to donate.


4. The Spitfire Club: An extracurricular book club built around a collection of children's literature featuring strong, diverse, female protagonists. Click here for more info or to donate.


5. Food Recovery Network: Students at the University of Maryland work to fight food waste and end hunger in America. Click here for more info or to donate.


6. GALA Hispanic Theatre: GALA (Grupo de Artistas LatinoAmericanos) Hispanic Theatre is a National Center for Latino Performing Arts in the nation's capital. GALA provides opportunities for Latino artists and educates youth. Click here for more info or to donate.


7. DC Affordable Law Firm: A charitable organization concerned about the rights of D.C. residents who do not qualify for free legal aid. Click here for more info or to donate.


8. For Love of Children: For Love of Children (FLOC) provides out-of-classroom educational services to D.C.’s under-resourced youth. Click here for more info or to donate.


9. Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County: A program in Montgomery County, Md. that aims to try to defuse tensions between residents and cops. Click here for more info or to donate.

10. Paralyzed Veterans of America: They aim to change lives and build futures for seriously injured heroes. Click here for more info or to donate.