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.