Watch Your Donation Dollars Double
Gifts to GiveBIG on May 10 will be matched – Dollar-for-Dollar
By Sue Chickman
This year’s River Center Rally has many teams of enthusiasts doing something fun or productive — mostly outdoors — while financially supporting the Dungeness River Audubon Center. Every year, we incorporate Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG drive into the River Center Rally.
GiveBIG is a one-day, online charitable giving event designed by the Seattle Foundation to inspire people to give generously to nonprofit organizations who make our community a healthier and more vital place to live.
GiveBIG is the third largest giving day in the U.S., and is supported by significant media and corporate sponsorships. Participants from 1,600 nonprofits in the Seattle area take part in the drive, including the Dungeness River Audubon Center.
This year, your donation to the River Center will go twice as far: When you donate to the River Center through the Seattle Foundation’s website on May 10th, a local, anonymous donor will generously match, dollar-for-dollar, the first $2,000 of donations.
“Now more than ever, we need advocates for Clean Water, Clean Air and Environmental Protection. My spouse and I believe the Center’s programs offer local solutions for building a (Railroad) Bridge to the future. You can take a positive step in your community by supporting the education of the next generation in the wonders of nature, the understanding of Ecology, and the responsibility of caring for it by contributing to the Dungeness River Audubon Center.” – Anonymous Donor
Please mark your calendar now for May 10th, to go to the Seattle Foundation’s website www.giveBIGSeattle.org and watch your dollars double for supporting the natural science educational programs for people of all ages on the Olympic Peninsula. The River Center staff, board, and its many volunteers are grateful for each and every dollar you give to this organization. Rest assured that your hard-earned dollars go towards the work you care about for making our community healthier and more vital. Thank you!