Extend the “Giving Season”

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This is a difficult time of year for those in need. The holidays, often known as the “Giving Season,” are over. In January, charitable giving slows down significantly, but unfortunately, the need for it does not. Many charitable organizations publicize themselves heavily during November and December, and have members soliciting funds in person during that time, but then seem to drop rather suddenly off the radar after New Year’s Day.

The post-holiday season is a tough one for those in financial difficulty; holiday bills are rolling in on top of regular monthly bills, rent must be paid, food must be purchased. But the support that got those in need through November and December is suddenly no longer there.



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