Released: January 29, 2024
The Foundation for Delaware County was proud to announce the launch of Delco Gives Day at the January 17 public Council Meeting. The day was created to be a 24-hour community giving initiative designed to unite residents, businesses, and organizations in a collective effort to support Delaware County’s nonprofit sector.
Delco Gives Day, happening May 8-9, 2024, will be county-wide celebration of generosity, unity, and shared purpose. It’s a unique opportunity for Delaware County residents to support the nonprofits that tirelessly serve our community and make a difference in the lives of our neighbors.
Delco Gives Day Highlights
Online Giving: Beginning May 8, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. donors can visit DelcoGives.org from any computer, smartphone, device, or visit an in-person drop-off site. There, they can explore and donate to any participating local nonprofit organization serving Delaware County. Every donation qualifies for bonus funding provided by The Foundation of Delaware County and Delco Gives sponsors, maximizing the impact of each contribution.
Cash Prizes: Generous local businesses have sponsored cash prizes that will be awarded throughout the day, adding an exciting element to the giving experience.
Learn about nonprofits working in our community: Delco Gives offers an easy-to-use online platform that allows residents to discover and support nonprofits that align with their passions and interests. It's a modern and convenient way to engage in philanthropy.
Community Celebrations: The day will be marked by various celebrations throughout the county, kicking-off at Dining Under the Stars and culminating in a grand closing celebration at Rose Tree Park. Additionally, a livestream event from Union Stadium on May 9th will connect participants from all corners of the community.
The reception for Delco Gives has been phenomenal, underscoring the deep sense of generosity and pride that characterizes Delaware County. Notably, sponsors such as Boeing, Brinker Simpson, Comcast, Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, Haverford Trust, and the Hamilton Family Trust, among others, have stepped forward to enhance the event and contribute bonus funding.
Since registration opened on January 3rd, more than 110 nonprofit organizations have signed up to participate. From organizations focused on education and healthcare to those championing the arts and social services, Delco Gives Day will showcase the rich tapestry of nonprofit work in the region.
Registration is now open for nonprofits to participate in Delco Gives Day 2024! To get involved in Delco Gives, please visit delcogives.org to register your organization or stay updated on event details. The registration window is open until April 17, 2024. Nonprofits are strongly encouraged to complete it as soon as possible.
Delco Gives is a collective effort that encourages residents to actively participate in shaping the future of Delaware County. More than fundraising; it's about fostering a sense of community, unity, and collaboration to address our most urgent challenges.
Delaware County Council is grateful to The Foundation for Delaware County for spearheading this event, which will benefit hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the county and to the incredible support of our community. We look forward to celebrating the generous spirit of our community on May 8-9, 2024!
Any questions, reach out to Laura Sindoni at email@example.com.
You can learn more about Delco Gives Day and how you can get involved at www.delcogives.org.