BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Tuesday following Thanksgiving is known as "Giving Tuesday," a day set aside to remind people to give back to organizations that help others during the holiday season. 

It's always an important day at Community Missions in Niagara Falls, which recognizes the day in a variety of ways. Students from Niagara University and local high schools volunteer by serving breakfast and lunch, as well as decorating and wrapping presents. 

The mission has also partnered with local restaurants for “Dining for Dollars,” a week-long event where each eatery will donate a portion of their sales back to the mission. Those restaurants include: 

  • TGI Friday's, 300 3rd St., Niagara Falls, NY; 282-2580 – Will donate 10% of sales on Sunday, Dec. 1.
  • Parkway Prime, 401 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls, NY; 524-3347  – Will donate 10% of food sales on Monday, Dec. 2.
  • Chill 443, 443 Main St., Niagara Falls, NY; 284-2501 – Will donate 10% of sales on Tuesday, Dec. 3.
  • LongHorn Steakhouse, 1861 Military Rd., Niagara Falls, NY; 297-0347 – Will donate 10% of sales when mentioning promotion on Wednesday, Dec. 4.
  • Anchor Bar, 114 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls, NY; 285-2521 – Will donate 10% of food sales on Thursday, Dec. 5.
  • Power City Eatery, 444 3rd St., Niagara Falls, NY; 304-1990 – Will donate 10% of sales on Friday, Dec. 6.
  • Rainforest Cafe, 300 3rd St., Niagara Falls, NY; 278-2626 – Will donate 10% of sales on Saturday, Dec. 7.
  • Bella Vista Ristorante, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls, NY; 299-0344 – Will donate 10% of food sales on Sunday, Dec. 8.

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