GREENWICH - The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is known to many nonprofit organizations as "Giving Tuesday."

The movement, started in 2012, aims to create a national day of giving at the start of the holiday season.

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In Connecticut, 130 organizations signed up to participate this year in the growing campaign.

Family Centers in Greenwich joined the movement to help struggling families. It held a special fundraiser to provide pre-school scholarships to local kids in need.