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Website Helps You Give Back This Holiday Season, At No Cost

UNDATED -- Giving Tuesday might be over, but you can still spread some holiday cheer.

It's all thanks to a website that donates to your charity of choice while you shop for presents online.

It's called goodshop.com.

The concept is simple.

Go to the site, click on one of the 4,000 retailers listed, and choose a charity or school.

Donating is as easy as the click of a mouse.

"They shop as they normally would but the best part is when they do that, they're making the world better," said Scott Garell, CEO of Goodshop.com.

For every gift you buy online this holiday season, the site gives up to 30% of what you spent to your charity of choice.

"Tie in philanthropy into something people are going to do anyway," said Garell. "This way every single gift that people buy this holiday season can give back and make a real difference."

It doesn't cost you a penny extra.

"We get a commission and we give half of that commission back to the charity or school and half just to keep the lights on at Goodshop," he said.

And donations help keep the lights on at several local charities, groups and schools, including High Impact Projects from Germantown, Clodbuster Baseball Club, and several others.

"You can feel great about what you're doing this holiday season even if you're on a tight budget when you're buying a gift for a loved one and making a difference to a cause you care about," said Garell.

 
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