Give Hastings Day
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Give Hastings Day

Give Hastings Day is a 24 hour online fundraising event created to rally community support for local charitable causes. This unique one-day fundraiser is being organized by the Hastings Community Foundation and will be held on Friday, May 1st, 2015, from midnight to midnight.

5/1/2015
When: 5/1/2015
Friday, May 1st, 2015
Where: Hastings
800 W. 3rd Street, Suite 232
Hastings, Nebraska 
United States
Presenter: Hastings Community Foundation
Contact: (402) 462-5152

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On Friday, May 1st, 2015, you will have the opportunity to go online at  givehastings.org   and make contributions to your favorite charities and projects in Hastings and Adams County.  If on-line giving doesn’t fit your style, you may stop by the Hastings Community Foundation office at 800 W. 3rd Street, Suite 232 from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and let us help you with your gifts.

The minimum donation on “Give Hastings Day” is only $10 and there is no maximum so it’s easy for anyone and everyone to participate!!

What is Give Hastings Day?

Give Hastings Day is a 24 hour online fundraising event created to rally community support for local charitable causes.  This unique one-day fundraiser is being organized by the Hastings Community Foundation and will be held on Friday, May 1st, 2015, from midnight to midnight.

Community members are asked to make donations to show support for the local nonprofit organizations that positively impact our lives every day.

The purpose of this community-wide giving challenge is to raise awareness of the current philanthropic needs of our community, build capacity of local nonprofits and inspire donors to support the causes that mean the most to them.  Together we have the power to raise thousands of dollars and have a significant impact on the future of Hastings.

How will people participate?

Donations will be made on-line at givehastings.org This event is for 24 hours on Friday, May 1st, 2015, beginning at 12 a.m. and ending at 11:59 p.m.  Donations must be made during this time to qualify for the matching funds.

The Hastings Community Foundation will also receive gifts from individuals who prefer to make their gifts in person instead of on-line.  People can come to the Foundation office at 800 W. 3rd Street, Suite 232, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.  Minimum donation is $10.

What is the Bonus Bucks Pool Fund?

The Hastings Community Foundation and community supporters will contribute aBonus Bucks Pool of $85,000. Every participating nonprofit will receive a proportional share of this fund up to the first $50,000 raised.  Any amount over $50,000 will be matched at a 10% rate.

Additional Prizes and Gifts:

Nonprofit Bonus grants will be awarded to the three nonprofits that have the most on-line donors.  Grants of $1,500, $1,000, and $500 will be paid respectively.

Golden May Baskets!  Twelve times during the day, an on-line donor will be selected at random and an additional bonus grant of $250 will be added to the on-line donation that donor made to their nonprofit organization.

Questions?

Contact the Hastings Community Foundation at (402) 462-5152 or hcf@inebraska.com