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How Hollywood Is Giving Back on #GivingTuesday

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Cara Delevingne, Sarah Paulson, Kerry Washington and more are calling on fans to help make a difference.

There's only one cure for the doldrums following a long weekend of binge-eating, binge-watching and binge-shopping: giving back! (Well, that, and a decent nap, probably.)

This Tuesday, several A-listers are participating in #GivingTuesday, a global event that encourages consumers to scratch that spending itch by donating to charities and nonprofits near and dear to their hearts. Founded in 2012 by New York's 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation as a response to the commercialization of the Thanksgiving weekend's Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping extravaganzas, Giving Tuesday has been gaining steam over the past two years. Even more "commercial" retailers are getting in on the giving spirit — Macy's is donating to the Make-a-Wish foundation and Nordstrom is donating shoes to kids in need. 

Celebrities have come out in full force, too, championing their favorite causes — from UNICEF to the ASPCA — on social media and urging their followers to contribute.

See their charities of choice below.

Cara Delevingne: Girl Up 

Sarah Paulson: Heifer International

Melinda Gates: Donation Matching Through Facebook Fundraisers

Kerry Washington: National Network to End Domestic Violence

Debra Messing: PSI, HIV/Aids Testing

Michael J. Fox: Parkinson's Research

Bruce Springsteen: Community FoodBank

Pink: No Kid Hungry

Mandy Moore: PSI and ASPCA

Barbra Streisand: Women's Heart Alliance

Susan Sarandon: Refuge Point

Chris Evans: Christopher's Haven

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Hispanic Federation

John Stamos: Childhelp

Sarah Hyland: No Kid Hungry

Ben Affleck: Feeding America

Larry Wilmore: UNICEF

Karlie Kloss: Kids Off the Block

Trisha Yearwood: Habitat for Humanity

Tony Goldwyn: Americares

Ricky Gervais: Cruelty Free International

Josh Groban: Find Your Light Foundation

Joe Manganiello: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

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