GiveBIG to local groups on Wednesday, May 9

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

By Diane Hettrick

The one-day online giving event takes place from midnight to midnight Pacific Time on Wednesday, May 9 with the theme “Give Big for All,” reflecting the urgent need to support nonprofits working to support causes in our community.

To donate, visit GIVEBIGseattle, select the nonprofits you want to support and enter the donation amount. Add your donations to the Giving Cart and check out all at once with your credit card payment.

You can start now and schedule donations ahead of time.

The search engine on the site can be a little quirky. The best way is to enter the exact name of your organization, but if that doesn't work, try a city or zip code search.

Below is a list of organizations that have a significant local presence. Several of them have "angels" who are matching donated funds. For some of them, this is their biggest fundraiser of the year.

Animal welfare
Audubon Society
PAWS Progressive Animal Welfare Society
Puurfect Pals
Seattle Area Feline Rescue
Seattle Humane Society
Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition
Whisker City

Choir of the Sound
Creative Dance Center
Edmonds Driftwood Players
Northwest Girl Choir
Seattle Chorale Company
Shoreline - Lake Forest Park Arts Council

Children and Education
Northwest School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
Shoreline Community College Foundation
Shoreline Public Schools Foundation
Wonderland Developmental Center

CRISTA Ministries (includes education and social services)
St. Luke School
St. Mark Parish Church / School

Social Services
Banchero Disability Partners
Center for Human Services
Compass Housing Alliance
Mary's Place
North Helpline
Parkview Services
Sound Generations (Senior Centers)
Turning Point Seattle

Friends of the Shoreline Library
Third Place Commons (includes arts, children)
Washington Cease Fire


Anonymous,  May 8, 2018 at 1:48 PM  

Thank you for this reminder and list!

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