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This year, we invited donors to pledge volunteer hours during BDOG2020—in effect, leveraging the community-wide attention on local nonprofits during Big Day of Giving to further engage generous people with the causes they care about in our region.
We've asked past BDOG nonprofit participants what they've found valuable about their participation – and they let us know!
Reflecting on the Foundation's leadership role in the Sacramento region and its refreshed brand.
Working with other community foundations makes for better giving days for us all, and the nonprofits we serve.
What did the CEO of an Australian community foundation learn when she travelled to the California capital area to study Big Day of Giving?
When Ms. Amy invited my sister and me to the Youth Philanthropy Conference (YPC) in Anaheim, all I could think about was the free trip to Disneyland, but that's not all I learned.
I slammed on my brakes when a large bird crash-landed in front of my car. Grateful I had not been rear-ended by the car behind me, and that the flapping bird was still alive, I pulled over to see if there was anything I could do for the poor thing.
Last Friday marked my tenth day as the Foundation’s new Marketing Associate. It also marked the release of the Foundation’s BIG Day of Giving Report to the Community—so while all of my new colleagues reminisced about the exhausting, exhilarating day they had at the Foundation’s “BIG DoG Command Center” on May 5, I was remembering the day from a slightly different perspective: that of a nonprofit staff member.
A few years ago, I made some pretty impactful lifestyle changes in an attempt to be healthier. It was more than just eating healthier or moving my body – everything I did became a conscious decision to be better and stronger. I eliminated a lot of things, but added a lot, too. One of those additions was that I began to run.
Last year during the Arts Day of Giving, it seemed like everyone was buzzing about the unknown yet top-performing Sacramento Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corpsthat came out of nowhere and raised $16,000 and won $3,000 in prizes. Naturally, we wanted to see which new unknown organization would rise up and do very well during the BIG Day of Giving. At least from my perspective, that nonprofit was undoubtedly the Winters Friends of the Library (WFoL).
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