The Tuesday following Black Friday is designated as Giving Tuesday, which is a movement that encourages people to help others through donations of money and time.
Thousands of organizations in the state have signed up to participate, including the Orlando and Central Florida area.
If you don’t have a specific cause in mind, may we suggest the following organizations we feel do a lot of good in Central Florida:
Rocco’s Italian Grille & Bar in Winter Park is celebrating its seventh anniversary by helping to raise money for charity
Chef and owner Rocco Potami said that 7 percent of all restaurant sales during the month of October would be donated to the Heart of Florida United Way.
As part of the celebration, several new items have been added to the menu, including pastas, chicken, and veal dishes. Many are in the $15-$17 range.
Rocco’s Italian Grille & Bar is located at 400 S. Orlando Ave. in Winter Park. The phone number is 407-644-7770 and the website is roccositaliangrille.com.