10 Pics of People Giving Back on #GivingTuesday

Zoe Fox
10 Pics of People Giving Back on #GivingTuesday
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Having lunch at #ussco's @habitat_org house in Lake Co. #smallworld #GivingTuesday #edelchigives

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As founding partners of #GivingTuesday, we were thrilled to see the social web adopt this new American cultural tradition. #GivingTuesday trended in the U.S. and worldwide throughout the day, proving that the Connected Generation is ready to embrace this day celebrating giving back.

We asked the community to share photos of how you're celebrating #GivingTuesday, sharing the organizations and causes you're supporting.

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Twitter and Instagram were flooded with your pictures! We loved watching our community embrace #GivingTuesday, with individuals choosing how to best observe the day in a way they found most meaningful. Here are 10 photos of people showing how they gave back for #GivingTuesday.

So what do you think? Is #GivingTuesday ready for the canon of post-Thanksgiving observances, following Black Friday and Cyber Monday? We sure think so.

This story originally published on Mashable here.