San Antonio – The Big Give S.A. is getting an early start to help hundreds of local nonprofit organizations prepare for the day of giving in the spring of 2015. Registration opened this week for the May 5 day of giving.
A kickoff event on Jan. 14 will provide more details on the 2015 event, financial commitments from local sponsors and more information on tools nonprofits can use to leverage the charity day of giving.
The Big Give S.A. also will release a study on what strategies worked best last year and how to prepare for this year. The event will feature the following speakers:
Scott McAninch, San Antonio Nonprofit Council
Jared T. Skok, Executive Director, Tesoro Foundation
Linda McDavitt, President, Genevieve and Ward Orsinger Foundation
Haley Lamm, Assistant Director, Give Local America
WHAT: The Big Give S.A. Press Conference to announce major financial commitments
WHEN: 9 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2014
WHERE: Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Road, San Antonio, TX 78216
Representatives from dozens of nonprofits will be available for one-on-one interviews. These will include animal rescues, children’s organizations and other groups.
In its inaugural year in 2014, The Big Give S.A. raised more than $2 million for 467 nonprofit organizations via more than 21,000 individual gifts from people across San Antonio and South Texas. esd & associates is a proud supporter and partner of The Big Give S.A.
Visit thebiggivesa.org for more information on on registering a nonprofit in the event or donating to an individual organization.
About The Big Give S.A.
A 24-hour day of giving, The Big Give S.A. will take place from midnight to midnight on May 6. With more than 460 Bexar County nonprofits participating, there is a cause to fit your passion! The purpose of this community-wide giving challenge is to increase public awareness of the impact local nonprofits make in addressing our community’s social challenges, bring nonprofits and donors together, expand the idea of online giving, connect people to the causes that move them the most and, of course, make giving FUN. By turning giving into a shared city-wide experience, we can significantly impact the future of San Antonio and collectively move our city forward. The Big Give S.A. is part of the national day of giving called Give Local America. Visit www.TheBigGiveSA.org for more information.