Announcing the Midnight Tally for BIG Day of Giving 2015!

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Announcing the Midnight Tally for BIG Day of Giving 2015!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 6, 2015
CONTACT: Shirlee Tully
Phone: (916) 765-9000
Email: [email protected]
Announcing the Midnight Tally for BIG Day of Giving 2015!
Sacramento, Calif., (5/6/2015) – “After months of planning for the BIG Day of Giving, and with
the help of countless partners, this community came together to raise $5,614,000* in just 24
hours for 529 local nonprofits – proving once again that generosity is an essential expression of
our regional pride!” - Linda Beech Cutler, CEO, Sacramento Region Community Foundation.
Nonprofits Participating
Total Raised in 24 Hours
GOAL
500
$5,000,000
ACTUAL
529
$5,614,000*
The five organizations receiving the most donations by midnight were: Placer Land Trust,
B Street Theatre, Capital Public Radio, The First Tee of Greater Sacramento, and Sierra Forever
Families. These, and all participating groups, represent the breadth of nonprofit services that
are essential to our region’s quality of life. For full details on dollars raised for each nonprofit,
visit the Leaderboard at www.bigdayofgiving.org.
BIG Day of Giving is brought to you by:
For more information, please contact:
Shirlee Tully, [email protected], (916) 765-9000
Linda Beech Cutler, [email protected], (916) 952-1044
*Final numbers subject to verification due to credit card reconciliation.
About the Foundation: Sacramento Region Community Foundation has been the trusted
steward of charitable assets, a community catalyst for meaningful change and the advocate for
shaping vital impact through philanthropy since 1983. As the center of philanthropy in the
Sacramento Region, the Foundation's mission is to transform our community through focused
leadership and advocacy that inspire partnerships and expand giving. Learn more at
www.sacregcf.org.
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