GCG-THON: Great Community Give goes LIVE

The response during Great Community Give’s ‘Early Giving’, April 5 – April 18, phase has been wonderful so far according to event organizers. They are optimistic for what is to come on the official day of giving, April 19, from 6:30AM to 8:00PM.

“WOW, we can’t believe how generous this community continues to be. We are doing everything we can to make this a successful event for the nonprofit agencies because they work hard year round in making Harrisonburg and Rockingham a better place to be.”Amanda Bomfim, Director of Marketing and Initiatives, The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County (TCFHR), host of Great Community Give.

In its sixth year, Great Community Give is offering an opportunity to see the excitement LIVE through their 4-hour YouTube livestream, GCG-THON. The livestream will air from 4:00PM to 8:00PM on the official day, April 19. Interested viewers can go to the homepage of www.greatcommunitygive.org to find the link. The GCG-THON is a partnership with Appeal Production.

“We want to engage the community in new and expanding ways. The GCG-THON will show Harrisonburg and Rockingham County how their donations are making a direct difference for the nonprofits that are participating in this year’s Great Community Give.” – Amanda Bomfim.

Great Community Give, an initiative of TCFHR, is an annual sunrise to sunset giving day event that highlights local giving to Harrisonburg and Rockingham nonprofit agencies. Since its inception in 2018, donors raised a total $5,117,703 for community causes. Generous sponsors also contributed nearly $400,000 in direct support of participating agencies, making the initiative’s overall total roughly $5.5 million. The goal this year is to raise $2 million for over 140 local agencies.

Tune in for the excitement all day long but especially for GCG-THON from 4:00PM to 8:00PM, April 19, at www.greatcommunitygive.org.

About The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County

TCFHR makes charitable giving easy, acting in the best interest of our donors and partners to facilitate bold philanthropic initiatives for a stronger, healthier community.

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