Give Where You Live gets ready for 9th year
KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - If you’re looking for more opportunity to give, why not Give Where You Live?
The Kearney Area Community Foundation (KACF) is holding its annual event on December 2, where it raises money and awareness to local nonprofits.
The giving day helps organizations build their capacity, find new donors and identify new funding streams.
This community-wide event will benefit a record-breaking 185 charitable organizations and causes in the Kearney area that improve the quality of life for Kearney area residents. Since its inception in 2013, Give Where You Live, led by the Kearney Area Community Foundation, has raised more than $6.5 million for local nonprofits.
This year, $130,000 in challenge match funds and prizes will be awarded to nonprofits participating in Give Where You Live.
“Give Where You Live has been such a huge success the past eight years! We are committed to our mission of promoting the spirit of charitable giving and effectively responding to the community’s needs,” said Judi Sickler, President/CEO of the Kearney Area Community Foundation. “We are proud that the annual Give Where You Live campaign accomplishes just that!”
Today, donors can go to the website: https://www.givewhereyoulive.net and look at the list of local nonprofit organizations registered for the giving day. Donors can begin making online gifts today through midnight December 2.
“The Joy of Giving” is the theme for this year’s community-wide campaign.
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