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Giving Tuesday spurs local donations

Giving Tuesday spurs local donations

‘Tis the season of giving, although the feeling can get lost in the shopping sprees of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday serves as a catalyst aimed at shifting the focus back to helping others and giving back to the community.

Locally, Heritage Humane Society, Literacy for Life, the United Way of Greater Williamsburg and the One Child Center for Autism were among the 17 area organizations participating in the international movement Tuesday.

“I think it’s amazing,” said Darci Vanderslik, marketing manager for Heritage Humane Society. “We feel very honored to be part of something that gives back and makes a difference long after the holidays have come and...