Giving Tuesday is a movement that celebrates giving back to charities around the world. It takes place on the Tuesday after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday.
Three NAU philanthropies held a carnival on NAU's campus to raise money for their individual charities. The philanthropies included Relay for Life, NAU Dance Marathon, and Camp Kesem. Abby Smith, executive director for Relay for Life, and Yakira Flanagan, NAU Student Organizer, explain what they're doing to raise money for Giving Tuesday.
The Flagstaff Family Food Center had an event to raise $10,000. The charity was able to reach that goal quickly with the help of donations from some businesses, and increased the goal for the day to $15,000.