Giving Tuesday: Global day of giving

Area residents are reminded to support Northeast Michigan nonprofits by making a donation today on Giving Tuesday through the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan website, Donations can be made online at any point during the 24-hour period that began at 12 a.m.

More than 50 area organizations are listed at the site. In 2016, more than $41,000 was raised to help local nonprofits continue their services in the four-county region of Alpena, Alcona, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties.

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving now in its sixth year. In the United States, it follows the widely recognized shopping events, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.

For additional information about how to give at the CFNEM website, call 354-6881.