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San Benito County Nonprofits Earn more than $77K in SV Gives Campaign

Generous local donors make event a success

On May 6th, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation hosted the first-ever day of giving to benefit nonprofit organizations in our region, an event aimed at inspiring and uniting our local community to support philanthropic causes.

Thanks to the generosity of 403 local donors, SV Gives was able to raise $77,402.00 for twenty-seven participating San Benito County nonprofit organizations.

“SV Gives was a wonderful way to bring the community together in the spirit of philanthropy to make a difference in San Benito County,” noted Stephanie Hicks, Director of Development and Outreach at the Community Foundation for San Benito County.

27 nonprofits took part in the day, there was 403 unique donors, donated a total of $77,402

NonProfit                                Donors                        Total $

 El Teatro                                 76                                16,641

Chamberlain’s                        49                                6,905

Community Foundation        36                                7,450

CASA                                       26                                2,545

Teressie White Foundation   20                                12,058

Girl Scouts                              18                                3,390

Food Bank                              17                                5,883

United Way                            17                                1,675

SBC Arts Council                     16                                4,265

Youth Alliance                        16                                1,220

Emmaus House                      16                                3,356

Kinship                                    16                                2,260

HHH Foundation                    13                                2,010

YMCA of SBC                          13                                2,300

Orianna Chorale                    12                                770

Historical Society                   7                                  820

Homeless Coalition                7                                  560

Time Exchange                       6                                  1,095

E Cubed Foundation              5                                  735

St. Francis Retreat Center      5                                  395

Black Sheep Redemption      4                                  625

CAFF                                        3                                  200

Pinnacles Partnership            2                                  125

SJB Library Aux                       1                                  100

Catholic Charities                   1                                  10

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Jamie Frusetta's picture

SV Gives truly gave back to San Benito County!

Submitted by (Juli Vieira) on

That is so awesome for the first year. We have an amazing community.

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