3rd Annual Great Give
Palm Beach & Martin Counties
Mark your calendar – one week from today is one of the most important days for charity, philanthropy and non-profits in Lake Worth & the surrounding area. It is the 3rd Annual Great Give of Palm Beach & Martin Counties. The fundraising event will be held on Tuesday, May 3rd from midnight to midnight. Last year’s event raised more than $68 million nationally and $3.1 million locally, with our area ranking 7th in the Nation.
What makes this fundraising event different?
Gifts made during the 24-hour period will be multiplied by additional dollars from a bonus pool that have been raised by the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties!
Anyone may make a secure donation ($20 minimum) on http://www.greatgiveflorida.org/ to one or more participating nonprofit(s). Participants simply choose the non-profit that they are most passionate about and donate online.
Did you know?
That LULA – Lake Worth Arts received funding through the Great Give and was able to underwrite the Screen on the Green Movies, as well as other FREE art events for the community?
Other Lake Worth non-profits participating in the Great Give (as of date) include:
Arts and Culture
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County: The Cultural Council has a strategic relationship with the City of Lake Worth and is located downtown. The Cultural Council promotes, supports and provides education about the arts. Give Here
Flamingo Clay Studio: Provides affordable studio space for 3-D artists. Give Here
Inspirit: Provides live music to restricted members of the community including the elderly and the disabled. Give Here
Lake Worth Playhouse: The Lake Worth Playhouse has a strategic relationship with the City. The Playhouse provides live performances, independent and foreign films, and theater for students. Give Here
LULA Lake Worth Arts: LULA is another strategic City partnership. LULA seeks to unify the arts in vision and goals. Give Here
Friends of the Lake Worth Library: Provides support to the Lake Worth Library. Give Here
PEACE: This is a group of 20 church congregations working on social justice issues in Palm Beach County. Give Here
Haitian Empowerment Foundation: Dedicated to closing the academic gap that Haitian students often experience. Give Here
Florida Fishing Academy: Provides at-risk students with the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities. Give Here
Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches: Strengthens families by providing a wide range of services. Give Here
Caps of Love: Recycles bottle caps to raise money for wheelchairs for children. Give Here
Christians Reaching Out to Society: This organization provides food to the hungry through a collaboration of efforts. Give Here
Community Faith Outreach Ministries: Provides educational opportunities for underprivileged youth. Give Here
Compass LGBT Community Center: Provides education and empowerment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Give Here
Farmworker Coordinating Council of Palm Beach County: Seeks to improve the quality of life for seasonal farmer and migrant workers. Give Here
Forgotten Soldiers Outreach: Sends letters and care packages to deployed American soldiers. Give Here
Help for Haiti: Provides food, clothing, and medical and educational supplies to Haiti. Give Here
HomeSafe: Domestic abuse prevention and education program providing safer home environments for children and infants. Give Here
The Guatemalan-Maya Center: Assists families with the challenges of immigration, education and health care. Give Here
For the Children: Provides affordable preschool and after school care. Give Here
A complete list of organizations that will benefit from the Great Give is available at greatgiveflorida.org. Many of the organizations have additional matching programs where funds that are donated during the Great Give will be matched up to a designated amount.