Local nonprofits excited for Washington County Gives
For 24-hours on Tuesday, Washington County Gives wanted to break their record of donations given to nonprofits. Washington County Gives is a 24-hour online giving promotion held by the Community Foundation of Washington County. The event gives local nonprofits the opportunity to raise unrestricted dollars and receive pro-rated match funds.
Last years Washington County Gives event raised over $700,000 in online donations for the county. Many nonprofits are thankful for Tuesday's event.
"All the money that goes towards the nonprofits for Washington County Gives goes all towards the nonprofits,” said Community Foundations Communications Director Ally Sirbaugh. “The Community Foundation as the host doesn't keep any of that, and really essentially what you're doing is helping us as a community. you're helping it be a safer place, a better place to live and better place to work."