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    Be a part of the global movement

    #GivingTuesday

    , as thousands of charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world

    join together to donate their generosity and give to charities they care about. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday it’s time to take a break from holiday retail and think about those who are less fortunate. Keep #GivingTuesday local this year with the following businesses and charities that are spending this Tuesday giving back. Spread the word and continue the #GivingTuesday movement on social by posting a photo with the tags

    #UnSelfie

    and #GivingTuesday.

    Dress and Dwell

    Our favorite little New Albany, IN., boutique,

    Dress and Dwell

    , is celebrating #GivingTuesday by donating 15% of all online and in-store purchases to

    Blessings in a Backpack

    , which helps feed a child on the weekends, who may otherwise have little or no food to eat. Additionally, Dress and Dwell is participating in the #UnSelfie project until Thursday, December 4. Shippers are encouraged to take a post a photo showing how they’re giving back and tag #UnSelfie and #GivingTuesday.

    Louisville Seminary

    The Louisville Seminary

    is participating in #GivingTuesday by encouraging donations adn support to their Annual Fund, which prepares future church and civic leaders for a world of religious and cultural difference. Donate to the Louisville Seminary

    here

    .

     

    Delta Dental

    Delta Dental

    is celebrating #GivingTuesday by asking their followers to upload an #unselfie to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook with “I give because… (Fill in your answer) and include #GivingTuesday and #DeltaDentalKY in the image. One lucky winner will recieve an electronic toothbrush! Check our Delta Dental’s Facebook post

    here

    .

    Animal Care Society

    The Animal Care Society of Louisville

    is celebrating #GivingTuesday by giving all funds

    donated

    today to “Project Warm & Fuzzy,” which will raise enough funds to cover their heating bills this winter, keeping cats and dogs warm until they find a happy home. Learn more about Project Warm & Fuzzy

    here

    .  

    Parkinson Support Center of

    Kentuckiana

    On #GivingTuesday, the

    Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana

    will be donating all funds collected today to the center’s education and exercise programs, which focus on symptom management, treatment options and coping strategies for those with Parkinson's Disease. To further entice you to

    donate

    , the highest donor will receive four tickets to the

    Senior PGA Championship

    in French Lick Indiana scheduled for Memorial Day weekend 2015.

    Kentucky Humane Society

    We know how happy your furry friend’s sweet slobbery face makes you. Help local animals just like them find a happy home and

    donate

    to

    The Kentucky Humane Society

    on #GivingTuesday.

    Decca

    This #GivingTuesday,

    Decca

    is donating $1 of every drink special to

    The Food Literacy Project

    . But wait, it gets better. If you donate $20 or more to The Food Literacy Project, Decca will give you 20% off your dinner bill today (bring a copy of your donation receipt)! We know where we’re dining tonight.

    Dress for Success

    Dress for Success

    is celebrating #GivingTuesday by turning it into

    #GivingShoeDay

    . Donate your professional women’s shoes to Dress for Success to help provide women in our community the proper tools they need to thrive in their work and their life.

    Lee W. Robinson

    Lee W Robinson

    is doing a week-long #GivingTuesday event where customers will receive 10% off their

    online boutique

    purchase. In turn, 10% of the purchase will be donated to a different charity each day through Saturday. Today is

    Home of the Innocence

    , tomorrow (12/3) is

    Cabbage Patch

    , Thursday (12/4) is

    National Council of Jewish Women

    , Friday (12/5) is

    Casa

    , and Saturday (12/6) is the

    Susan G. Komen Louisville Chapter

    .

    The Kentucky Opera

    The Kentucky Opera

    is asking its dedicated musical fans to donate in celebration of #GivingTuesday. With a donation, Louisville can continue to experience the beautiful sounds of the opera as they invigorate the minds and emotions of so many through music. Donate to the Kentucky Opera

    here

    .

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    About Krista Walker

    Born and raised in the Bluegrass with a five year stint at UD (Go Flyers!), i'm a photography nerd, Instagram obsessor, happy hour believer, Mexican food lover, and writer for Louisville.com & StyleBlueprint Louisville as well as a graphic designer at The Learning House. I also run a lifestyle photography business called You've Got Flair. Check me out over here --> www.youvegotflair.com. Cheers!

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