The Boone County Philanthropy Council, a collaboration of charitable organizations from across Boone County, is pleased to announce that 23 organizations will participate in the 2016 Boone County Big Give on Friday, December 2.
The 2016 Boone County Big Give is a concentrated awareness campaign underwritten by the Boone County Foundation Fund and supported by numerous sponsors.
“The Boone County Big Give continues to grow, both in participating charitable organizations and number of donors,” said Kurt Kruse of the Boone County Philanthropy Council. “This event is a great example of how different groups of people can make tangible, positive differences in our communities in a very short period of time.”
Entering its third year, the Boone County Big Give grows from 16 organizations in 2015 to 23 charitable groups for the 2016 event. Through this expansion, every community in Boone County has a participating charitable organization. The 23 participating organizations include (new organizations for 2016 are marked with *):
The generosity of these sponsors supports the promotion of the Boone County Big Give and creates a matching fund opportunity for participating charitable organizations. Sponsors include: Cornerstone Bank and Pillen Family Farms (gold level); Country Partners Cooperative, Scot Daniels State Farm Insurance and Valero Renewables (silver level); Boone County Bank, Great Plains State Bank, Green Line Equipment, Grosch Irrigation, John Kennedy Feedlot and Stock Realty & Auction/Rex Mahoney (bronze level); and Applied Connective.
Gifts will be accepted beginning the week of November 28, at organization locations and designated Giving Stations throughout the county. Specific projects, individual event details and more information will be announced in upcoming weeks. Learn more at www.BCBigGive.org.