The Allen County SPCA hopes to meet their #GivingTuesdayNow goal of raising $50,000, thanks to two anonymous gifts that will provide a dollar-for-dollar match on all donations, up to $25,000.
“Normally Giving Tuesday happens in the fall, just before the Holiday Season gets underway, but because of the financial strain placed on nonprofits right now, organizations like ours are trying hard to stay afloat financially so that our missions can continue without interruption,” says Jessica Henry, Executive Director of the Allen County SPCA.
To put the impact of this opportunity in perspective, if the Allen County SPCA is able to meet its $25,000 goal, the funds, when matched, will make up for the revenue we lost while we were closed to the public for adoptions and were, instead, caring for the pets of those directly impacted either medically or financially by COVID-19 – at no charge to those pet owners.
#GivingTuesdayNow takes place on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. All donations made that day (between the hours of 12:00AM and 11:59PM) will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $25,000.
To donate online, visit www.allencountyspca.org or make your donation by phone by calling 260-744-0454.
For more details on the #GivingTuesdayNow movement, visit www.GivingTuesday.org.
The Allen County SPCA, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has been providing shelter to northeast Indiana’s homeless cats and dogs for over 60 years. Our mission is to promote the prevention of cruelty to animals by providing a safe haven for animals, an effective and comprehensive adoption program, education and outreach programs for the community and deep and broad membership and volunteer programs.
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past eight years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a neighbor or stranger out, showing up for an issue or people we care about, or giving some of what we have to those who need our help, every act of generosity counts and everyone has something to give. GivingTuesday strives to build a world in which the catalytic power of generosity is at the heart of the society we build together, unlocking dignity, opportunity and equity around the globe.
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