Raise the Region 2014
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The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is excited to announce Raise the Region 2014, an event to help the communities of Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union Counties support local nonprofit organizations fundraising efforts. FCFP, in partnership with Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships, will be launching a 30-hour fundraising event starting on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships has generously donated $125,000 that will be used to stretch every donation made to preregistered nonprofits. Additional monetary prizes and incentives will be awarded to participating nonprofits throughout the entire event. This program is designed to help kickoff the 2014 fundraising efforts of local nonprofits through the generosity of our sponsors and the community at large.
In 2013, North Central Pennsylvania showed its true spirit of philanthropy by donating $834,900 to over 160 nonprofits. As the first fundraiser of its kind in the region, Raise the Region had thousands of donors make over 4,300 gifts.
On Wednesday, March 12th at 6:00 PM through 11:59 PM on Thursday, March 13th the public is encouraged to visit www.raisetheregion.org and select participating nonprofits to support and your gift will be stretched by the matching contribution from Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships. Your donation(s) can also help raise additional support for the nonprofits selected by qualifying them for monetary prizes. All gifts are tax deductible and will help make your favorite nonprofits mission possible.
Nonprofit participation in Raise the Region is available to 501c3 organizations serving residents in Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, or Union Counties. Preregistration is required by Friday, February 21, 2014. For nonprofits interested in registering for this event, please visit http://raisetheregion.com/application.
The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania works regionally and locally to bring together people, partners and places to grow local giving and investment, strengthen area organizations and results, and take on the critical issues and efforts needed to build vibrant communities and a thriving north central Pennsylvania region.
For more information on the programs and services offered by the Community Foundation, or to learn more about ways to make a difference in your community, contact the Community Foundation office at 1-866- 901-2372.
Erin Ruhl • First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania
330 Pine Street, Suite 400 • Williamsport, PA 17701
570-321-1500 • Fax 570-321-6434
ErinR@fcfpartnership.org • www.fcfpartnership.org