Memorial Day

The History of Memorial Day While the first commemorative Memorial Day events didn’t happen in the United States until the late 19th century, the practice of honoring those who have fallen in battle dates back thousands of years. The ancient Greeks and Romans once held annual days of remembrance for loved ones (including soldiers) each …

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Charities That Support Military Families

As the post-Thanksgiving urge to spend money gives way to Black Friday deals, the grassroots Shop Small Saturday, and the pandemic-friendly Cyber Monday shopping, Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to give back. It is actually considered the World’s Biggest Day of Generosity. In Giving Tuesday’s own words:  “GivingTuesday reimagines a world built upon shared humanity …

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