11 Utica-Rome Charities You Should Be Supporting On Tuesday

With Black Friday, Shop Small Saturday and Cyber ​​Monday finally behind us, it’s time to start thinking about others and those in need. On Giving Tuesday, think about your local charities where your dollar can go even further.

There are several great nonprofits here in Central New York providing much-needed services to several people living in the Utica-Rome area. Below is a list of several charities to consider today.

11 Local Charities You Should Be Supporting On Tuesday

On Giving Tuesday, consider keeping your donations local. Here are several nonprofits that could use your help today and year round.

Utica Comets deliver turkeys to Utica rescue mission

The Utica Comets delivered 250 turkeys to the Utica rescue mission prior to Thanksgiving. The turkeys were bought by the Save of the Day Foundation. The turkey delivery is in the eighth year.

11 ways not to get ripped off while shopping online while on vacation

Due to worldwide shipping delays, shoppers buy Christmas gifts earlier this year and much of the trade takes place online. Finally, how can you avoid the great offers? Today, more than ever, these amazing offers are shady transactions that look authentic and secure.

One way to shop online safely is to shop at local vendor websites or visit sites like Etsy, which offer small meaningful gifts, often made by small businesses and artisans.

The Better Business Bureau encourages online shoppers to research before hitting the checkout button.

Here are 11 things you can do to avoid getting ripped off online, according to the Better Business Bureau.

Can you name these Utica landmarks from a bird’s eye view?

With the help of Google Maps we can see historical buildings from space.

This is a fun way to see if you can spot Mohawk Valley, Utica-specific sights.

Check out each photo below and see if you can get all of these places right on the first try. Let us know in our station app how you fared. Much luck!

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