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 areas of Philly to visit during this gifting season.

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

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Join Grow Together Snow Foundation & The International People’s Storehouse in giving back with their toy drive and fundraiser event! Hosted at Deke’s BBQ from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., bring toys to donate while enjoying food entertainment for a great cause!

South Philadelphia

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!

In another event, join 2x Super Bowl Champion Malcolm Jenkins for Fantasy Blitz this Giving Tuesday! Join in at Xfinity Live to engage with the NFL player on their fantasy picks for the next week and into the playoffs. Enjoy crafted cocktails and a fantasy football-style game show with the chance to win prizes and bid in an auction! Guests have the opportunity to mingle with NFL players while supporting The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation in their mission to lead youth on pathways to financial freedom. Purchase your tickets here!

Center City & Downtown Philly

Donate and support Art-Reach, a Philadelphia-based foundation that works towards a world where people with disabilities and low-income communities have equal access to the arts. Donate this Giving Tuesday to give people the opportunity to engage with the arts!

Want to help the world internationally? Give global this Giving Tuesday with Global Philadelphia Association! The organization connects Philadelphia’s communities with 330 World Heritage Cities. Donate here!

Across the Delaware in Camden County

Attend a Gala for Giving in Pennsauken Township on Friday, December 2! The third annual gala will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Pennsauken Country Club. Bring your dance shoes for a fun night of dancing, a delicious dinner, an open bar, and fun raffles! Dress to impress in support of the Way of the Warrior program, which works towards bringing yoga and mindfulness to underfunded schools in the aide of students’ mental health. Purchase your tickets here to benefit their cause in one fun night!

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