'Tis the season for giving. A recently launched website connects individuals with people in need of clothes, toys and food. Long-established charities use old and new approaches to giving. Helping others during the holidays - and beyond.


Major George Hood

national community relations secretary, The Salvation Army.

Jared Nissim

co-founder, The Giving Effect, a website that connects non-profit organizations with people who have things to donate.

Jim Gibbons

president and CEO, Goodwill Industries International.

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