Non-Profits In West Sac Community Need Your Support May 3

Please join the City of West Sacramento in support of the many non-profits that make a difference in our community. Donate during the Big Day of Giving May 3, 2016

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PROCLAMATION OF THE WEST SACRAMENTO CITY COUNCIL
RECOGNIZING MAY 3, 2016 AS THE BIG DAY OF GIVING IN WEST SACRAMENTO

WHEREAS, May 3, 2016 is the BIG Day of Giving in our region,

WHEREAS, the BIG Day of Giving, a 24-hour giving challenge starting at midnight and ending at 11 :59pm on May 3, aims to raise $6 Million in unrestricted funds for over 550 nonprofits across the region and engage 30,000 donors;

WHEREAS, the BIG Day of Giving is led by a partnership of the region’s premier community foundations: Sacramento Region Community Foundation, Placer Community Foundation, and Yolo Community Foundation;

WHEREAS, the Sacramento Region, Placer, and Yolo Community Foundations play a leading role in promoting and advancing philanthropy and giving, and offer a vehicle for many charitable donors to support the causes they care about;

WHEREAS, the BIG Day of Giving falls under a national day of giving affiliated with the Give Local America campaign;

WHEREAS, the BIG Day of Giving participating nonprofits must successfully complete a rigorous and transparent process of creating a profile on the Giving Edge, the region’s first philanthropic database, sharing information about finances, governance, programs, management, and specific needs in order to be eligible to participate;

WHEREAS, the BIG Day of Giving’s participating nonprofits are a large economic engine that offer opportunities for giving, volunteerism, and community involvement that enhance community life and make our region a better place to live;

WHEREAS, the BIG Day of Giving’s participating nonprofits develop their own marketing campaigns to encourage donors and new donors to give to them, using multiple communications and social media channels;

WHEREAS, the BIG Day of Giving has enlisted many matching fund and prize challenge partners to make donations go further and motivate donors to give and nonprofits to compete for prize challenges;

WHEREAS, the BIG Day of Giving has enlisted many outreach and business partners to act as ambassadors to help publicize the event and encourage the community-at-large to give;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY PROCLAIMED that the City Council of the City of West Sacramento does hereby recognize May 3, 2016 as the BIG Day of Giving to raise the level of philanthropy in the region, as led by the Sacramento Region, Placer, and Yolo Community Foundations.

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of West Sacramento on the 2oth day of April, 2016.

ATTEST:

Kryss Rankin, City Clerk

Friends of Library

West Sacramento Friends of the Library at City Hall with Mayor Cabaldon

Participating West Sacramento community non-profit agencies include:

  • BRIGHT Children International
  • Bryte & Broderick Community Action Network
  • California Center for Public Health Advocacy
  • Center for Land-Based Learning
  • Creative Living Options Endowment
  • Empower Yolo
  • Fourth & Hope
  • Friends of Adult Day Health Care
  • Health Education Council
  • Meals on Wheels
  • River Cats Foundation
  • River City Rowing Club
  • Rural Community Assistance Corporation
  • Shore of Hope
  • Short Term Emergency Aid Committee
  • Suicide Prevention of Yolo County
  • Wave TV Channel 21
  • Welcome Home Housing
  • West Sacramento Dolphins Swim Team
  • West Sacramento Friends of the Library
  • Yolo Arts
  • Yolo Basin Foundation
  • Yolo Community Care
  • Yolo Community Foundation
  • Yolo County CASA
  • Yolo County Children’s Alliance
  • Yolo County SPCA
  • Yolo Family Service  Agency
  • Yolo Farm to Fork
  • Yolo Food Bank
  • Yolo Healthy Aging Alliance
  • Yolo Hospice Inc.

 

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