Giving Tuesday and the holiday season are upon us! The holidays bring along a spirit of giving back to your community and what more opportune day than Giving Tuesday? On Tuesday, November 29 celebrate the day dedicated to fueling generosity around the world by helping those who need it from a neighbor to a stranger.

Read through the small businesses participating below in the various one-of-a-kind towns in Montgomery County to visit during this gifting season.

Beyond our suggested shop stops below, Montco Happenings also has a #LOVELOCAL Local Business Guide for more tips on the happening places near you!

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HoopsGiving

Play some basketball with friends and family to support HoopsGiving by the Abington Friend’s Black Student Union! The proceeds from this event will be used to fund the students’ spring semester trip to the National Museum of African American History. The event will be held Friday, November 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m at the Abington Friends School in Jenkintown. Sign up here!

Kisses for Kyle

Founded in 2001, Kisses for Kyle assists families in the Delaware Valley region who are battling childhood cancer. This Giving Tuesday, join in on the organization’s 14th annual holiday gift drive! Browse through the pages of gifts requested by children of ages 21 and younger, and select one or more gifts valued at $25 or less. Participate from October 31 through November 30 to ensure the gifts reach families in time for the holidays! Join the gift drive here!

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties

Give a gift, volunteer, or shop this Giving Tuesday to help families in need with Habitat for Humanity (HFH)! 88 families have built their homes with the help of volunteers who have donated 420,000 hours to create affordable homes for families in their community. This year, you could be a part of this data! Get together with friends to give back for a few hours or shop at the HFH Restore where all the proceeds go towards families in your community. Learn more here about how you can help!

Close by in Philly

Donate to Philabundance, a Philly organization fighting to end hunger in the area. There are more than 700,000 people in the city that face hunger. A $1 donation helps enable Philabundance to buy 2 meals to feed those in need. Give here this year!

 

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