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Give back, eat well in Atlanta this Giving Tuesday 

If Black Friday and Cyber Monday caused you to have a spending hangover, there’s a surefire cure in the form of Giving Tuesday. Check out these ways to give back tomorrow through local restaurants and food organizations. 

Farm Burger. The local burger chain will donate 10% of dinner sales from 5-9 p.m. on Dec. 3 to Atlanta Community Food Bank. In addition, the restaurant will collect non-perishable items for Atlanta Community Food Bank from Dec. 2 until Dec. 31. Guests who donate five or more items will receive a voucher for free fries on their next visit. 

Multiple locations, farmburger.com/

Georgia Organics. Support the programs and outreach of Georgia Organics by becoming a member of the organization. Read more here.

Giving Kitchen. Help food service workers in need by donating to this local non-profit, which took home a James Beard Humanitarian of the Year Award this year for its work. Donate here.

gusto. The Atlanta-based chain kicks off its first “buy one, give one” campaign on Giving Tuesday from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Decatur and Peachtree locations and from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at the Chamblee, Ponce and West Midtown locations.  The restaurant will donate $1 from every entrée sold to No Kid Hungry, with each dollar donated feeding 10 children. In addition, Citibank will match every gusto donation

Multiple locations, whatsyourgusto.com/

Red Pepper Taqueria. All three locations of the Mexican restaurant will donate $1 from every taco sold on Dec. 3 to local children’s charities including Bert’s Big Adventure, Frank Ski Kids Foundation and Reese’s Magic Fund

Multiple locations, eatredpepper.com/

Slow Food USA. Become a member of the Atlanta chapter of the food non-profit for a donation of any amount on Dec. 3. Donate here.

Wholesome Wave Georgia. Help local SNAP families shop and eat healthy at farmers markets by giving $10 to celebrate Wholesome Wave’s first 10 years as a nonprofit or $20 to support their next 10 years. Donate here.

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