Putah Creek Council has participated in the Big Day of Giving since 2015, and the funds raised have allowed us to offer some wonderful K-12+ education experiences to Winters and Davis students the past several years!
The Big Day of Giving is a 24-hour online fundraising event that celebrates and supports the nonprofit community in our entire region. Since 2013, the giving day has generated nearly $40 million for more than 600 deserving nonprofits in Yolo, Sacramento, El Dorado, and Placer counties.
Putah Creek Council will participate in the 2020 Big Day of Giving on May 7th and we sincerely hope you will too.
Our goal this year is to raise at least $15,000 and engage 175 donors. Every contribution we receive helps support our creek-based K-12+ education and community stewardship programs.
This year we have two fun incentives that we hope will provide some excitement and inspire you to give generously to Putah Creek Council on May 7th:
First, we will have a match pool of $5,000 in pledges from Council board members and some special Putah Creek "friends." Once we reach our first $5,000 in donations on May 7th, the match pool immediately doubles our contributions - BOOM! You will be able to monitor our progress toward reaching our "Board and Friends" match goal on our Putah Creek Council Big Day of Giving donation page.
Second, each $25 online BigDOG 2020 donation we receive on May 7th will be entered into separate drawings for two special, limited-edition, signed, fine art Putah Creek prints by Rob Stone - Willow and Spring on Lake Solano - each one valued at over $100. If you donate $25, you will receive one entry into each drawing; if you donate $50, two entries; $75, three; $100, four; and so on. The larger your BigDOG contribution, the better your chances of winning one of the posters!
We hope you will participate in BigDOG this year and choose to support the Council in the following ways:
> Schedule your BigDOG donation TODAY! Go to our Putah Creek Council Big Day of Giving donation page and set up your donation now so you don't forget!
> Mark your calendar now for May 7th and plan to make a donation. All BigDOG donations are enhanced by a pool of incentive funds. For example, Golden 1 Credit Union has returned for more BigDOG fun this year! When Golden 1 members use their Golden 1 debit or credit card to make a BiG Day of Giving donation, the contribution will get an extra boost – Golden 1 will proportionately match up to $50,000 in online gifts!
> Time your tax-deductible gift(s) to help us win one or both of these prize challenges and BOOST your contribution:
- Make a donation between 11:50 and 11:59 pm on May 7th and put us in the running for one of the $500 Midnight madness "boosts."
- Or, make a donation between 9 and 10 AM and help us win that $500 "hourly" boost.
> Spread the word about BigDOG 2020. Tell your friends, family, and colleagues and encourage them to contribute. Follow us on facebook and share our #BigDOG2020 posts.
Thank you in advance for participating in the 2020 Big Day of Giving. If you have any questions about Putah Creek Council's programs, if you would like to contribute to our BigDOG "Board and Friends" match pool, or if you want to know more about the drawings for Rob Stone's posters, please feel free to call the Council's office at: 530-795-3006.