POP UP Challenge Week for the GoodGiving Challenge!

Sunday, November 30, 2014

It's POP UP Challenge Week on The GoodGiving Challenge! Lots of fun and creative ways to help Old Friends!  Our current standing for the GoodGiving Challenge is:  $5100.00!  We're so excited and grateful to all the donors.  Take a peek below to see what is still ahead.  The GoodGiving Challenge ends on December 12th.

What is the GoodGiving Challenge?
The GoodGiving Guide Challenge - a partnership of Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing - is an online charitable giving campaign celebrating the diversity of nonprofits in the region and allowing people to learn and contribute to their work. Donors can select their favorite organization and make a donation using a credit card, a Blue Grass Community Foundation Giving Card, a Blue Grass Community Foundation Donor Advised Giving Fund, or ACH Checking at the secure website www.BGgives.org.  Donations to nonprofits will have an even greater impact during the Challenge, thanks to hundreds of thousands of dollars in challenges, match pools and grant money provided by sponsors

Giving Tuesday Challenge
Tues, Dec 2, 9:00am – 11:59pm
The top ten organizations with the most donors (new or repeat) who give $25 or more on Tuesday, December 2 between 9:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. will each win a $1,000 prize. We have to raise at least $1,000 and have the most donors to be eligible. Many thanks to the Blue Grass Community Foundation and the following BGCF Giving Funds: Community Initiatives Fund, Cornelia and Derek Vaughan Foundation, Global Advancement, LLC, Morgan/Novak Foundation, Saykaly Garbulinska Family Foundation, Scariot Foundation. Donate for this challenge ONLY at this link.#GoodGivingChallenge #OldFriends

Most Young Donors (35 & Under) Challenge
Wednesday, December 3, 9:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. 
Three nonprofits with the most donors 35 years old and under making donations of $25 or more on Wednesday, December 3 between 9:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. will win the following prizes: First place: $1,000 prize and an iPad mini, Second place: $750 prize, Third place: $250 prize.  We thank the following Blue Grass Community Foundation Giving Funds and Sponsors:  Evalyn and Lilla Barnwell Fund, Give Into The Groove Foundation, iPad mini sponsored by Viamedia, Note: Donors must fill in the “Year Born” field at checkout to qualify.  Donate for this challenge ONLY at this link.   #GoodGivingChallenge #OldFriends

GoodFoods Market & Café Giving Day / Social Media Challenge
Thursday, December 4, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
455 Southland Drive, Lexington   25% of all sales at Good Foods Market & Café on Thursday, December 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (operating hours) will be donated to the GoodGiving Guide Challenge. Please come out to visit the café for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Many thanks to GoodFoods for such a generous offer to the GoodGiving Challenge!  Donate for this challenge ONLY at this link.   #GoodGivingChallenge #OldFriends

Starbucks Day / Social Media Challenge
Friday, December 5, 9:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m.   On Friday, December 5, Starbucks will be promoting the GoodGiving Guide Challenge in all of their Lexington locations. Look for the GoodGiving Guides and posters each Starbucks cup will have a special coffee sleeve promoting the GoodGiving Guide Challenge. We thank Starbucks for helping out with GoodGiving!  Donate for this challenge ONLY at this link.   #GoodGivingChallenge #OldFriends

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