Freeform/James White(LOS ANGELES) — Want to make Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson happy this holiday season? Forget presents. Instead, make a donation to her favorite charity. The actress is leading by example, starting this #GivingTuesday.
#GivingTuesday — the antidote to Black Friday and Cyber Monday — is a worldwide day of giving centered on supporting various charities. Ashley has teamed up with PayPal to spread the word.
“PayPal has been supporting #GivingTuesday for the last five years and the reason that I got involved was because they actually match all donations by one-percent,” she explains to ABC Radio. “So it ensures that a hundred-and-one-percent of your gift goes to a charity of your choice.”
Just go to PayPal’s website, choose from thousands of charities and make your donation. Ashley’s already chosen one charity in particular that’s close to her heart.
“It’s called Wags and Walks,” she says. “So I started a GoFundMe page for them, and my friend Leslie started that charity. It’s a dog rescue. I’m a huge animal lover.”
And if you can’t donate, Ashley recommends volunteering. You’ll certainly make it onto Santa’s “nice” list that way.
Pretty Little Liars‘ seventh and final season premieres April 18, 2017 on Freeform.
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