Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release


November 27, 2017
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150

Attorney General Bondi Offers Giving Tips Ahead of Giving Tuesday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Bondi is releasing tips for charitable giving ahead of Giving Tuesday. Encouraging generosity following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a day recognized around the world that is devoted to giving back. While the holiday season often inspires many to be kind and give to a good cause, scammers may seek to take advantage of the kindness of others.

“ ‘Giving Tuesday’ is an important time to support charities working to improve the lives of others, and helping those less fortunate is especially important during the holiday season—BUT before you donate, make sure the charity you are giving to is legitimate and not a scam,” said Attorney General Bondi.

Here are some tips to safeguard against charity-related scams this holiday season:

For more responsible giving tips, please read Attorney General Bondi’s 2017 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide.