Give Local St. Joseph County - Your Chance to Help the Food Bank of Northern Indiana Now and From Now On

24-Hour Giving Event on Tuesday, May 5, Will Benefit 52 Participating Charities in St. Joseph County

The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County will host Give Local St. Joseph County, a one-day giving event on Tuesday, May 5.  Every dollar donated to the Food Bank of Northern Indiana that day will be increased by a share of an estimated $3 million dollars in matching funds prived by Give Local St. Joseph County sponors, with a goal of raising a total of $5 million to benefit 52 charities in St. Joseph County.  Give Local St. Joseph County is tied to Give Local America, a national event, on May 5, which involves scores of community foundations across America.

Beginning at 12 a.m. on Tuesday, May 5, individuals and buisnesses can go to http://www.givelocalsjc.org and use their credit card or debit card to make a donation.  On this site, you'll find a lik to the Food Bank's page.  Proceeds from this giving day will benefit the Food Bank's Healthy Choices Market program. 

Donations will be made to the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County on behalf of the Food Bank of Northern Indiana.  A mimimum $25.00 donation is required.  There is no limit to the number of organizations that you can support during this giving day.  Donations are 100% tax deductible. 

The Food Bank will receive 75% of the donation and 25% will go into the Food Bank's endowment. 

More information can be found at http://www.GiveLocalSJC.org

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