St. Lawrence County non-profits a part of #giveNNY campaign
Several St. Lawrence County organizations have joined to participate in the 2021 #giveNNY campaign, a local effort that unites tri-county non-profits in a day of giving on “315Day,” Monday, March 15.
From human services to health and wellness, arts and culture, conservation and environment, history, education, children and families, animal welfare, youth development, elder services, and recreation, participating non-profits represent a wide range of missions.Local organizations include Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Foundation, Ogdensburg; Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg; Massena Free Community Meal; Massena Meals on Wheels; New Hope Transformation House Ministries (Grace House), Canton; North Country Children’s Museum, Potsdam; Ogdensburg Boys & Girls Club; Ogdensburg Command Performance; Orchestra of Northern New York, Potsdam; Police Activities League of Massena; Potsdam Holiday Fund; Society of the United Helpers, Ogdensburg; St. Lawrence County Arts Council, Potsdam; St. Lawrence County Historical Association, Canton; and Wanakena Historical Association.
The campaign, returning for its fourth year, kicks off Monday, Feb. 15, and culminates with a day of radio broadcast on Tunes 92.5 FM on Monday, March 15, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Several events to drive awareness and support for the effort are planned during the weeks leading up to “315Day.” All campaign activities will be conducted with health and safety in mind as the region continues to confront the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Follow the campaign on social media at facebook.com/givelocalNNY for activities and opportunities to participate.
The Northern New York Community Foundation has pledged support to the #giveNNY campaign this year, committing $10,000 to match gifts made during the effort. Participating organizations bene t through an equal share of gifts made to the campaign awarded as grants from the Community Foundation. The Foundation is also stewarding all gifts made to the #giveNNY 315Day campaign with opportunities to donate online or through traditional methods.
An online giving portal will be open for donors at nnycf.org beginning Feb. 15. Gifts may also be mailed to 131 Washington St., Watertown, NY 13601.
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