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huffingtonpost.com
11/26/2012

Sure, Black Friday is that perfect holiday hangover cure that gets you to stop stuffing your face and start filling up on discounted electronics, clothing and furniture. But while you’re digging through the department store sales, you can also take a moment to use your credit card for good on the biggest shopping day of the year.

Peruse our list of 10 charities below that cater to some of the most vulnerable populations, including veterans and kids with cancer, and consider using some of your Black Friday funds to help those who need it most...

Alex's Lemonade Stand: In 2000, a 4-year-old cancer patient started a lemonade stand to raise money for a cure for childhood cancers, sparking a national fundraising movement. Though she lost her battle in 2004, the foundation has gone on to raise more than $55 million for cancer research. Learn more here.

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