LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The holiday shopping week is nearly over, which means it’s time to give back on this upcoming ‘Giving Tuesday’.
The day refers to the Tuesday after Thanksgiving when people spend a day giving back to their communities to mark the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. This year, it will be on Tuesday, Dec. 3.
There are a couple of businesses offering special deals and treats, as well as events happening in the Las Vegas valley to celebrate the day of charitable giving.
The Shade Tree is inviting the community to celebrate with them on this ‘Giving Tuesday’ with their inaugural Friendsgiving Brunch.
In addition to the brunch, The Shade Tree will host a Winter Open House and provide tours of their recently renovated shelter to the public Monday through Wednesday.
- Brunch: Tuesday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Open House: Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The Shade Tree is located at 1 W. Owens Avenue in North Las Vegas.
AUTISM COMMUNITY GETS FREE COFFEE:
Autism community parents and educators can get free coffee and muffins Tuesday morning, thanks to Grant a Gift Autism Foundation and their partnership with Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Las Vegas.
To redeem the offer, click here and download the event flyer. Coffee Bean cashiers will have to scan the QR code on the flyer for the free morning coffee and muffin.
To donate to the nonprofit, Grant a Gift Autism Foundation, click here.
If you’re looking to donate to a certain charity but would like more information on how to do so, Charity Navigator has a complete Giving Tuesday guide.
Those who use the website can research various charities, donate to the, through the website and explore tips for donors to better help them maximize their donations.
The website rates charities and explains its methodology so you can better understand how charities receive certain star scores. The overall mission? To help you give smarter.