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Donations pour into Maryland nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

Donations pour into Maryland nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

The Baltimore Dance Crews Project set an ambitious goal Tuesday: By posting step-by-step video tutorials, the fledgling group hoped to get 5,000 people dancing and raise $5,000.

Brian Gerardo, the group's director, said momentum from #GivingTuesday brought them dozens of new followers on Facebook and Instagram, and put them on track toward raising the cash they need to offer after-school programs and workshops to more local children and teens. By late Tuesday, they had raised nearly $3,000.

"It goes to show us, our story is leaving an impression on people," Gerardo said."Hip-hop dance is what we love, and what we do. But it's also a hook. We can help our...