What Is #TheGreatGive06492?

#TheGreatGive06492 is the coming together of nonprofits that serve the greater Wallingford area during the annual Greater New Haven Online Community Giving Event: The Great Give. Both, the local collaboration and the event, are designed to raise visibility and resources for local nonprofits. Who Are the nonprofits in #TheGreatGive06492

Prizes. Prizes. Prizes.Donors win too! THANK YOU

Contributors to all 12 nonprofits are eligible for a swag bag: Value $100. Winners will be selected from donors giving $5 or more to each participating nonprofit.

Prizes and incentives amplify with Greatness “What we do together.” Continue reading to learn more. Thanks in advance for your generosity. 

Among the swag items: 16G flash drive with ARCY mural print, StreetshotZ photo book, and Who Gives a Crap bamboo loo paper roll.Passionately Pasta Gift Card (Value $7), Gaylord pack, R-J mouse pad

With gratitude for all our sponsors including the Record-Journal and CT Humanities Cultural Fund Grant to WPAA-TV for capacity building and community outreach. Helping us connect with you around service and arts in Wallingford is important now, more than ever.

In appreciation of our #TheGreatGive06492 community incentives and promotion sponsors.

We hope you enjoyed following GiGi, our shero acorn, as she visited all our participating nonprofits.

Thank you for counting down the days and contributing to | The Great Give 2022 online Giving Event #TheGreatGive06492 on May 4th-5th. In  prior years, Wallingford nonprofits did not have  much success with this event.

In 2022, through this collaborative effort $50,000 was raised collectively, doubling prior year efforts independent efforts.  We look forward to your grassroots support in May  The Great Give.

Serving Wallingford

ASRC (Autism Services and Resources CT) [About US Video]
Gaylord Specialty Healthcare [Traurig House Video]
Masters’ Manna Food Pantry and Resource Center [Since Covid Video]
MidState ARC [Video]
RJ Latino Communities Reporting Lab [Video]
Soul Friends  Help Train Therapy Animals [Video]
Spanish Community of Wallingford * [Video]
Ulbrich Boys & Girls Club [Video]
Wallingford Chorus** [Video]
Wallingford Family YMCA [Video]
Wallingford Public Library [Video]
WPAA-TV and Community Media Center** [SocialActionArt Video] [ DareToSpeak Video}

To learn more about each organization, watch the videos. Some were produced, or reproduced, by our award winning youth team at WPAA-TV.

Is there a best time to give? #TheGreatGIVE06492

ABSOLUTELY When you donate in the following blocks of time, you increase the chance of Wallingford nonprofits winning bonus prizes.  
Both Days: 8-9 a.m. Early Bird, Noon – 2 Lunch Hour, 5-7 p.m. Happy Hour
May 5th: 2-4 a.m. Insomnia Draw 

**Two of our partner nonprofits are eligible for Raise the Curtain Power Hour for the Arts Match | Every gift received between 8 – 9 p.m. Wednesday May 4th. There is a $10,000 matching pool from Bank of America that will help Wallingford Chorus, WPAA-TV as well as other Wallingford arts nonprofits.

WPAA-TV is Raising the Curtain with special music beginning at 8 p.m. Wednesday May 4th Tune-in to WPAA-TV to hear Mike Casey Jazz Trio.

Mike Casey Aims To Revive Jazz For The Millennial Set
— Huffington Post

You can give as little as $5.00  #TheGreatGIVE06492 is Grassroots

A grassroots gift of $5 to each of these organizations, $60 in total, could be the beginning of a relationship. Building relationships within our community is as important as a financial gift. We are stronger together. We all want you to be part of what we do together.Some encouragement from our sponsors!

‘Grassroots’ $5000 Match | Every gift of $10 or less. Be connected.
‘Young & Connected’ Napier Foundation $5000 Match | Every gift from person age 25 or under
‘GreaterGood’ Allnex $1,000 Match | Every gift of $20 or greater
‘Rotary’ Power Hour $1000 Match | Every gift received between 5-7 p.m. on May 5th

Join the celebration! Matches Matter
Every unique donor will receive a match from The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven providing a pooled $100,000 match for all nonprofits participating The Great Give. All matches are pro-rated. The more nonprofits you choose to help, the more sponsor funds your organizations will receive.

*SCOW is eligible for The Progreso Latino Fund Match | all unique gifts received in the 36 hour event

The History of The Great Give

Celebrating its 13th year in 2022, The Great Give is returning on May 4-5. This 36-hr, online, community-wide giving event was created by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to raise visibility and resources for nonprofits serving Greater New Haven. Last year, thanks to the generosity of thousands of donors, the efforts of participating organizations, and sponsorships, the event raised an impressive $3.35 million for a record number of 431 local nonprofits.

Every unique donor will also receive a portion of the $100,000 gift from the Foundation.

This year, Wallingford-centric nonprofits have united to promote their work and the online giving event. All eligible nonprofits were invited to collaborate. We encourage your support of all organizations that serve Wallingford especially those that engaged with us as we planned. Understand that matches for #TheGreatGive06492 do not apply to the following awesome nonprofits that officially opted-out due to strategic considerations. Columbus House | Connecticut Foodshare | Birthright of Greater Meriden | Capital for Change Of Possible Interest: Columbus House manages Wallingford Emergency Shelter | Best time to donate to support the Wallingford Shelter is May 5th between 9 & 10 a.m. when housing organization gifts are match by Liberty Bank Foundation. You can also donate to Columbus House, Master’s Manna and the Coalition for Housing via the StreetshotZ Fund managed by WPAA-TV. Limited Edition Photobook available for donations of $225 or more.