PANAMA CITY BEACH Thousands of companies are kicking off the national Giving Tuesday campaign. The daylong event is designed to help charities raise money online.
Giving Tuesday partners with more than 7,000 organizations, including Home Depot.
Home Depot foundation is donating one dollar to operation home front for every tweet using #TeamDepot. They will donate up to $100,000 to help soldiers and their families.
"We do live in a military community and Air Force bases close by and we do a lot of stuff with the fisher home foundation," said Val Bates, Home Depot Supervisor. "And we go out to a lot of veterans homes and this is where the money comes from that allows us to do that. so it's a great thing."
People are asked to spread the word using #GivingTuesday.
To learn more about giving Tuesday participants and activities click on the link below.