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Raiders make surprise donations at local nonprofits on Giving Tuesday

Posted: 12:11 PM, Dec 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-03 22:57:35-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Raiders took part in Giving Tuesday this season with making donations to nonprofit organizations here in Southern Nevada.

Giving Tuesday began in 2012 as a global movement to remember the reason for the season in donating to charities on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

Americans donated $400 million as part of the international day of giving in 2018, according to reports .

And this year the Raiders took part in Giving Tuesday with its foundation and surprised three nonprofit organizations with $15,000.

Team representatives also said the nonprofits will be featured on the Raiders Foundation social media accounts, where fans can make donations as well.