GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. (GivingTuesday.org)
GivingTuesday.org gives us six ways for us to participate:
Share kindness with your neighbors.
Volunteer virtually or share your talents
Give your voice to a cause that matters to you
Discover a local fundraiser, community drive, or coordinated event to join others in your area or with your same interests in giving back — they need your help.
Give to your favorite cause or a fundraiser to help those in need.
Rockmond Dunbar is out as a cast member of the series 9-1-1 because of the show’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
In a statement to Deadline Dunbar said, “I applied for religious and medical accommodations pursuant to the law and unfortunately was denied by my employer.” Dunbar played Michael Grant on the series for five seasons and saw his character written off of this week’s episode.
LeVar Burton is now a game show host, but it’s not Jeopardy. Instead, Burton and eOne have come together to develop a game show based on the game Trivial Pursuit. He will also serve as host and executive producer of the show and so far a broadcast partner hasn’t signed on.
After seven seasons, Queen Sugar is coming to an end. Creator Ava Duvernay said, “It’s a radical act that it lasted this long.” The final season is expected to have 13 episodes and premiere sometime next year.
Think twice (maybe longer) before you use your credit for holiday spending. Mansa Musa from MoneySmartLife.org says that the more you use, the lower your credit score can go if you are not paying the balance due before the due date.