Everyone can be a philanthropist on May 3rd – #GreatGive16 the 24-hour online and offline giving event, provides over 100 non-profits the opportunity to fundraise. Every local gift will be multiplied with additional dollars from a bonus pool raised by the Community Foundation. Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties will make every hour May 3 meaningful by providing this unique opportunity for our community to raise significant funds that will make a direct, positive impact on the lives of our neediest residents. Cash prizes will be awarded to participating nonprofit organizations throughout the day will keep things fast-paced and exciting!

It’s also a great time to have happy hour downtown with your favorite people! I’ve collected all the events I could find downtown – PLEASE JOIN US!

Follow #GreatGive16 on social media on May 3 for more exciting updates!


GIVING LOUNGE

Where: Community Foundation
When: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Open to anyone and everyone that needs a place to go or computer to use to donate. Nonprofits are welcome to stop by and say hello. 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

 

UNITED WAY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

When: May 3rd 5:30pm-9pm
Where: Wine Scene

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#GreatGive16 is an exciting 24-hour online fundraising event designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits. Last year’s Great Give raised $3 million for 437 nonprofits – let’s see what we can accomplish this year!

Proceeds from this event will support United Way’s hunger relief efforts. Highlights of the evening will include coverage on CBS12 News, a live broadcast with Jennifer Ross & Bill Adams of Sunny 107.9, and a chance to win two round-trip, domestic JetBlue tickets, a weekend stay at the Harbourside Wyndham Grand hotel and much more! RSVP HERE

ADOPT-A-FAMILY PIZZA PARTY AND HAPPY HOUR

When: Tuesday, May 3 from 4-7pm
Where: Lynoras – 207 Clematis Street in West Palm Beach
RSVP: http://aafpizzaparty.eventbrite.com
Contact: Sean Dollard

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Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches is getting set for Palm Beach County’s biggest 24 hour fundraising campaign, The Great Give, by partnering with Lynora’s in downtown West Palm Beach for a Happy Hour Pizza Party on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Guests will be welcomed at Lynora’s, 207 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, from 4-7 p.m. With a minimum $20 donation to Adopt-A-Family through the Great Give online portal (at the event or the day of Great Give), each patron will receive a ticket for a drink and pizza that can be redeemed during the event. Registration for the event is free! Adopt-A-Family staff will have laptops and tablets on hand to make your donation seamless and easy.

*All funds raised for Adopt-A-Family during this year’s Great Give will be in support of its innovative afterschool program, Project Grow. The funds will go toward dynamic STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) presentations, educational summer field trips, and STEAM classroom project supplies.

We invite you to get social during the event, using our unique hashtag “#GiveAAF16” and the community giving hashtag, “#GreatGive16” throughout the evening on Instagram, and Twitter. We will have fun signs and an Instagram cutout board for you to take photos with throughout the night!

If you have any questions, please contact Sean Dollard at sdollard@aafpbc.org or by calling 561.253.1361 ext. 139.

EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

When: May 3 from 5 – 7 p.m.
Where: Gunster Law Firm Offices / 777 South Flagler Drive, Suite 500 East / West Palm Beach 33401
Contact: Christina Lambert

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Support the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County on Great Give Day and get your STEM on!

See your donation in action! Enjoy interactive STEM demonstrations from Dwyer’s FIRST robotics league MARS, and award winning Electric City, built by Hidden Oaks Elementary!  Robotics playground featuring interactive STEM demonstrations. Wine / light appetizers for donors to enjoy while they interact with students from PBC public school’s robotics groups. More information here.

RSVP to Engage@EducationFoundationPBC.org

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT

When: May 3 from 7a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: Subculture Coffee on Clematis Street

Our wonderful cohosts Aaron Wormus and Sean Scott invite you to join us at the amazing Subculture Coffee on Clematis Street on May 3rd for our Great Give Junior Achievement coffee social. If you donate $10 or more you will receive a free cup of Subculture’s amazing coffee!!! We look forward to seeing you there. RSVP HERE

MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE

When: May 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Rustic Inn Crabhouse in Jupiter

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Join us for a Tropical Bash at Rustic Inn patio bar and restaurant for an extended Happy Hour from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. in support of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Drink specials, free appetizers between 5 p.m. – 6 p.m., raffle prizes, performances, music and FUN! A $5.00 donation at the door per person will be collected. Bring your friends; this event is open to the public and family-friendly! Supported by The Palm 95.9fm. More information here

OPPORTUNITY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & FAMILY CENTER

When: May 3 from 4:30p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Grato
Join Opportunity at Grato – 50% of proceeds from a special drink menu benefit during the Great Give!

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CHILDREN’S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA

When: May 3 from 6-9pm
Where: The Wine Dive
Light appetizers provided
Contact: Rachel Spillane

20% of event sales will benefit Children’s Home Society of Florida
– Utilizing the funds from Great Give to benefit their Transitions Home starting with a new nursery! This home is for homeless pregnant mothers and their babies.

YOUNG FRIENDS OF THE NORTON MUSEUM OF ART

When: May 3 from 6:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.
Where: Emko – 2119 S Dixie Highway / West palm Beach

Support the Young Friends of the Norton as it takes part in the Great Give, a 24-hour, nationwide giving event. Celebrate the spirit of philanthropy with a private party and complimentary glass of wine at EmKo.

Follow #GreatGive16 on social media on May 3 for more exciting updates!