What if for one day, everyone in our community gave $10 to a local nonprofit? Meet Big Give Houston. Big Give Houston is a 24-hour online fundraiser that celebrates the work of local nonprofits. For one day per year, from midnight to midnight, Big Give Houston aims to raise awareness about the amazing missions that support our community day-to-day and connect new donors with local nonprofits.
In 2016, over 200 nonprofits participated in Big Give Houston, raising over $150,000 in 24 hours. With over 1,300+ individuals gifts, Big Give Houston averaged 34% new donors across all nonprofits. That means that of all the donors that participated, 34% reported that they had never given to the charity they selected prior to Big Give Houston. This scaled the national average of similar giving day events by 10%. With a minimum donation amount of $10 it is our hope that everyone will be encouraged to become a local philanthropist during Big Give Houston.
However, this participation level is not a surprise. For a number of years, Houston has been named one of the most generous communities in the country.
In its second year, Big Give Houston hopes to generate enthusiasm around keeping donation dollars local. The giving day approach gamifies the way we fundraise as it throws all of the community's support behind local nonprofits for one day. How much can we raise in 24 hours for our community?
There's still time for nonprofits to register for Big Give Houston - but quick action is required to meet the August 15th deadline. Nonprofits are busy preparing for the big day - September 13th, 2017. The clock starts at midnight. Will you join us?
All are invited to a day-of happy hour at Raven Tower at 6:30. Raven Tower is generously donating 10% at our happy hour to the nonprofit with the most votes. Come out and support your local community on September 13th.
Please follow this link to learn more : https://biggivehouston.org/
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