ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

We've all heard its better to give than receive, and this is the time of year to put that into practice.

The experts say, last year, Americans gave nearly 230 billion dollars, so, as you're putting together your holiday gift list, don forget donations to charity.

Mike Falco from Falco Wealth Management stopped by 69 News at Sunrise with more on what to consider before making that donation.