May 8 is Give Local 757 Day


Tuesday, May 8 is a big day across Hampton Roads. The 5th Annual Day of Giving is 24 hours of reaching out and connecting communities with organizations for greater civic engagement. The Peninsula Community Foundation of Virginia is leading the charge.

Give Local 757 starts at midnight… and runs for 24-straight hours. All you need to do is:

GO to www.givelocal757.org
CHOOSE a nonprofit
DONATE $10 or more

Learn more about how you can get involved, and which nonprofits and community organizations you can help by visiting GIVE LOCAL 757.org

Since 2014, the annual fundraising event has generated nearly $2 million in donations for more than 350 nonprofits. Last year, more than $660,000 was raised in the 24-hour period.

There are incentives for the nonprofits with the most unique donations. This year, there are 45 prizes ranging from $757 to $5,000.

In 2017, The Muse Writing Center was the overall Grand Prize Winner with more than $20,000 in donations and prizes.

You can follow along on the leaderboards page to see who is in the lead this year.