According to the website, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

This day has always been celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. In which case, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season (after a very self-indulgent time) to focus on people, organizations, and business in our area that are in need during the holiday/end-of-year giving season.

One of the best ways to get involved is obviously right here in South Jersey.

#GivingTuesday is of course day when people around the world come together to give back. But in the efforts to make this movement grow across the world and social media, it all starts with baby steps: like in our own community.

With the hashtag #GivingTuesdayNJ on Twitter and other platforms, make it known that here in South Jersey, we selflessly give back to those who do the best by our community every single day.

We've created a directory to help you find organizations, charities, events and more here in South Jersey that you may be interested in donating too-- who are registered through givingtuesday.org.

A Place for Us, The Atlantic County Women's Center (Nonprofit) 1201 New Road Linwood, New Jersey

Abscond Ladies League (Nonprofit) PO Box 1905 Absecon, New Jersey

Allies in Caring, Inc (Nonprofit) Hammonton, NJ

Atlantic City Ballet (Nonprofit) Atlantic City, NJ

Atlantic City Rescue Mission (Nonprofit) Atlantic City, NJ

Atlantic Country SPCA (Nonprofit) Somers Point, New Jersey

Atlantic Prevention Resources - Join Together Atlantic County (Nonprofit) 626 N. Shore Rd Absecon, NJ

Beacon Animal Rescue (Nonprofit) Ocean View, New Jersey

BEADS for Education (Nonprofit) Ventnor, New Jersey

Cape May Country Zoological Society (Nonprofit) Cape May Court House, NJ

Career Opportunity Development, Inc. (Nonprofit) Egg Harbor City, New Jersey

CASA for Children of Atlantic and Cape May County (Nonprofit) Somers Point, New Jersey

Cumberland Christian School (Faith-based Organization) Vineland, New Jersey

Cumberland Country College Foundation (Foundation) PO Box 1500 Vineland, NJ

Deborah F. Sager Memorial Fund (Foundation) Vineland, New Jersey

Family Promise of Atlantic Country (Nonprofit) P.O. Box 1632 Absecon, New Jersey

Family Service Association South Jersey (Nonprofit) Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Fresh Start Church (Faith-based Organization) 1049 Ocean Heights Ave EHT, NJ

FSA (Nonprofit) Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Habitat for Humanity Cape May County (Nonprofit) 20 Court House South Dennis Road Cape May Court House, NJ

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Vineland (Corporation) 12437 W. Sherman Ave. Vineland, NJ

Hearts of Surfing (Nonprofit) 409 Superior Rd. Egg Harbor Township, NJ

HERO Campaign (Nonprofit) Somers Point, New Jersey

Historic Cold Spring Village (Nonprofit) Cape May, NJ

Historic Organ Restoration Committee (Nonprofit) 2314 Pacific Ave. Atlantic City, New Jersey

Holy Spirit High School (School) 500 S. New Road Absecon, NJ

Hope for Atlantic City (Nonprofit) 215 N. Sovereign Ave Atlantic City, NJ

Humane Society of Ocean City (Nonprofit) Ocean City, NJ

Inspire Foundation (Foundation) Vineland, NJ

Love of Linda Cancer Fund, Inc. (Nonprofit) Wildwood, NJ

Maria Kellett (School) 5100 Black Horse Pike Mays Landing, NJ

Marine Mammal Stranding Center (Nonprofit) 3625 Brigantine Blvd PO Box 773 Brigantine, NJ

Meals on Wheels of Ocean County (Nonprofit) 225 Fourth Street Lakewood, New Jersey

Miracle USA Professional Business Network (Small Business) 141 Woodberry Drive EHT, NJ

No Dominion Theatre Co. (Nonprofit) 108 Meadow Point Road Point Pleasant, NJ

Recovery Force of Atlantic County (Nonprofit) 3201 Bayshore Ave Brigantine, NJ

Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts (Nonprofit) Millville, NJ

Saint Joseph Regional School (School)  11 Harbor Lane Somers Point, NJ

Shore Medical Center (Nonprofit) 100 Medical Center Drive Somers Point, NJ

Simon's Soup Kitchen (Nonprofit) Seaside Heights, NJ

Stop the Heroin (Nonprofit) 6672 black Horse Pike #16 EHT, New Jersey

The Arc of Atlantic County (Nonprofit) EHT, New Jersey

The Community FoodBank of NJ-Southern Branch (Nonprofit) 6735 Black Horse Pike EHT, NJ

The Maximilian Foundation (Nonprofit) 712 E Bay Ave Manahawkin, New Jersey

Theater Collaborative of South Jersey (Nonprofit) Somers Point, NJ

TLC Animal Rescue Inc(Nonprofit) 209 Breakwater Rd. Cape May, NJ

Turtle Island Equestrians Inc. (Nonprofit) 514 Michigan Ave. Atlantic City, NJ

Vineland Regional Dance Company (Nonprofit) 2388 North East Ave. Vineland, NJ

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