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Apr 28

May 9th is the 24-hour Give Local 757 Fundraising Event

Posted on April 28, 2017 at 4:17 PM by Communications Department

Support one or more of the 200 Hampton Roads nonprofits

Do you have a favorite local non-profit that can use a boost in funding? Beginning at midnight on May 9 and continuing for a 24- hour period, you have the opportunity to help one of more than 200 nonprofits in the Hampton Roads area by participating in the Give Local 757 fundraising event. Give local-sc

For 24 hours you have the opportunity to give where you live. If you make a donation online at givelocal757.org on May 9th, your gift will get bigger from incentive funds and additional dollars with prize challenges throughout the day to help your nonprofits win. Donations on May 9th will be amplified with $55,000 in prizes! Participating nonprofits can compete for over 50 cash prizes. Although May 9th is the 24-hour donation marathon, you can donate a minimum of $10 online from April 25 – May 9 or by check using the check donation form and mail it to the Peninsula Community Foundation, 48 W. Queens Way Hampton, VA 23669 by May 9.

In just three years since inception, the 24 hour giving day has become the single largest fundraiser in Hampton Roads. The Give Local 757 fundraising event is sponsored by the Peninsula Community Foundation, Hampton Roads Community Foundation and the United Way of the Virginia Peninsula.