BBB offers tips to verify charitable organizations ahead of Giving Tuesday

Published: November 29, 2021 5:33 PM EST
Updated: November 30, 2021 3:08 PM EST
Giving Tuesday

The Better Business Bureau is offering tips to verify that the causes you donate to are reputable. The Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been dubbed Giving Tuesday. Many people decide to do good on Giving Tuesday with charitable donations.

Charities with similar causes often have similar titles.

Another thing to look out for, a responsible charity will have important information like measurable goals and achievement readily available.

Also, you can take your time. While Giving Tuesday is one day, most charities accept donations anytime.

Something else you can do is to check the charity’s rating. You can check the rating by going to the BBB’s website and checking out its charity navigator.