Donors can support participating nonprofit organizations during Give DeKalb County to be held on May 2, 2019. The 24-hour charitable giving day is coordinated by the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP), which is a program of the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
The previous five annual giving days have raised over $1.8 million combined for participating nonprofit organizations.
“Last year we saw incredible engagement from donors with $614,555 raised,” said DCNP Director, Ben Bingle. “Give DeKalb County continues to be an exciting way for all of us to join together in support of the 90+ participating nonprofits. We look forward to seeing the generosity of our community come to life on May 2.”
Donations can be made online by credit or debit card from midnight to midnight on May 2 at www.GiveDeKalbCounty.org. Donors may also choose to give by cash or check at the DeKalb County Community Foundation between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on May 2. The minimum online donation amount is $5.
A bonus pool has been raised and each donation made during Give DeKalb County is boosted by a percentage of these additional funds. The bonus pool is made possible by the generous support of Community Partners, including: DeKalb County Community Foundation, Soft Water City, The Suter Company, Syndeo Networks, Keicher Insurance Agency, First Midwest Bank, Morningstar Media Group, Thrivent Financial—Shawn Blobaum, Heartland Bank and Trust, Papa John’s Pizza, Hy-Vee, NIU’s Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies Ambassadors, Chulick Family Fund, Larson Family Fund, Karen and Joe Grush, Dan and Kathy Schewe, Mark Mannebach and Erika Schlichter, Paul Callighan, Cathy Doederlein, Scott and Kristin Miller, Lynne Waldeland, and Anita Zurbrugg.
Generous local media support helps spread the word about Give DeKalb County. Media Sponsors include: 102.3 The Coyote, 94.9 WDKB, Banner Up Signs, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, DeKalb County Historical – Genealogical Society, First National Bank, Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce, Lehan Drugs, LePrint Express, Morningstar Media Group, OC Creative, Provident Direct, Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce, Sandwich Public Library District, Shaw Media, and Sycamore Chamber of Commerce.
For a list of participating organizations or for more information about Give DeKalb County 2019, visit www.GiveDeKalbCounty.org, or contact Ben Bingle, DCNP Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-748-5383. Those interested can also follow the giving day on Facebook for updates and information, www.facebook.com/GiveDeKalbCounty.
The DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) is a membership-based program of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Established in 2012, DCNP’s mission is to strengthen the nonprofit sector through leadership, professional development, and collaboration. Learn more at www.dcnp.org.
Pictured: Volunteers and staff accept donations at the DeKalb County Community Foundation during Give DeKalb County 2018.