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San Benito GIVES is about our local nonprofits and the many ways they serve

San Benito GIVES is here. Today is the day to make a donation of any size toward a nonprofit you appreciate.

For 24 hours on Tuesday, May 15, San Benito County residents have a chance to show community spirit and support the nonprofits that serve county residents. San Benito GIVES is more about a joint community effort and getting involved to improve the community than on large donations. It's focused on individual donors contributing on whatever level they can from $10 on up. It is the only day set aside each year for us to focus on building a better, more supportive community. The San Benito GIVES site includes nonprofits like BenitoLink that are focused on its citizens to nonprofits that aim to address individual needs. BenitoLink is taking part in San Benito GIVES for the third year in a row. 

This year, the Community Foundation for San Benito County has a new partner, Monterey Peninsula Foundation. Together they will offer special incentive prizes for donations made on May 15. The San Benito GIVES webpage will accept your donation until midnight May 15. One of the keys to a successful campaign is the energy brought by community members representing different nonprofits. Without your involvement, your favorite nonprofit may not be eligible for the special offers. 

For the first time, Monterey Peninsula Foundation is giving San Benito GIVES a boost with $10,000 in prize money. There will also be $27,000 in matching funds and special gifts.

It will come to a close at 11:59 pm, one minute before midnight May 15.

San Benito GIVES is about taking part in an annual event that makes our county a better place to live for everyone. Take a moment and scroll through the list on the Mightycause San Benito Gives webpage and support your favorite nonprofit.

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CASA of San Benito County

Chamberlain’s Childrens Center

Community Food Bank

Community Focus Center

Community Foundation for San Benito County

Emmaus House

Friends of San Benito Free Library

Forgiving Paws

Hazel Hawkins Foundation

Jovenes De Antano

Kinship Center- Gabilan Chapter

Go Kids, Inc.

Hollister Pregnancy Center

House of Sueños

Hollister Downtown Association

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Aromas

Partnership for Children

Pet Friends & Rescue

Pinnacles National Park Foundation

REACH Foundation

San Benito Agricultural Land Trust

San Benito Arts Council

San Benito Stage Company

San Juan Committee

San Juan-Aromas Tennis & Fitness

SBC Historical Society

Suicide Prevention Service of the Central Coast

SBC Chamber of Commerce

Sun Street Centers

United Way of San Benito County

Women’s Club of Hollister

 

This year BenitoLink donors will automatically be entered in a drawing for Disneyland tickets for four, valued at $620. To learn more go to BenitoLink's own San Benito GIVES  donor page here.  We hope that all the county nonprofits involved in San Benito GIVES have a successful campaign. 

 

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