Consumer Reports Predicts Holiday Charity Boost (VIDEO)

Amid grim reports about the significant decrease in charitable giving, ABC's

Good Morning America highlights a Consumer Reports study that reveals the opposite: this year's holiday gift givers plan to donate more to charitable foundations than in the past -- and not just in terms of money.

The show advises ways to get creative with charity without going broke and helpful hints on how to avoid scams by sourcing the most effective foundations.