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Do More 24:

Help us help families in need during the COVID19 Pandemic!

What is Do More 24?

Do More 24 is a Statewide 24 hour day of giving designed to help Delaware non-profits raise funds and engage new donors. Hundreds of Delaware non-profits participate each year, making this one of the largest single days of giving of the year!

 

Who Hosts/Organizes Do More 24?

Do More 24 is hosted by the United Way of Delaware and Spur Impact.

Date & Time

  • Begins on March 4th at 6pm

  • Ends on March 5th at 6pm

  • Donations can be made any time from now, 2/1/2021, until March 5th. 

Why Donate?

Life continues to remain difficult for many families in Delaware. As vaccines are rolled out, we can see the light at the end of the tunnel, however, many of Delaware's families are still struggling. Unemployment remains high and affordable housing remains scarce. The pandemic has exacerbated a crisis of affordable housing in Delaware. As a result, the cost to house families has risen quite substantially.  Families needs us, they need you, and this is perfect opportunity to help. Any donations made as part of Do More 24 will be matched, and help us win financial prizes. This is the best time to maximize your impact for families experiencing homelessness. 

  • Matching Donations

    • Our Board will be matching $10,000 in donations.​

    • GGB Bearings will be matching $5,000 in donations. 

  • Any donations made will also help us win financial prizes awarded by the event organizers. 

  • The matching donation will double your impact, and the financial prizes will help triple it! (check out below for more information on the financial prizes). 

  • Plus, anyone who donates will receive a Family Promise NNCC themed reusable grocery bag!

When Can I Donate?

You can donate to Family Promise NNCC towards Do More 24 from now until March 5th at 6pm. Donations can be mailed to our primary mailing address or on our website.

From March 4th 6pm to March 5th 6pm you can donate directly to our Do More 24 fundraising page: Click here to access our fundraising page. On our Do More 24 fundraising page, you can set a reminder to donate. 

Financial Prizes - Click here to view the prizes page

The United Way, Spur Impact, and other community partners will be awarding non-profits financial prizes through out the event. By donating from now until March 6th, you will help us win financial prizes - so not only will your donation be matched, but you'll also help us win a variety prizes that will possibly triple your impact! Below are some examples of prizes to be awarded:

  • $50,00 Stretch Pool: Every eligible organization that raises $5 or more on Do More 24 Delaware will receive matching dollars on a proportionate basis from the stretch pool, thanks to Spur Impact and other community supporters. Your organization's portion of the "stretch" depends on how much is raised in total donations. For example, if your organization receives 3% of the total donations raised by all organizations participating on Do More 24 Delaware, then your organization will receive 3% of the stretch pool. 

  • The top 10 nonprofits that receive the most number of donations over the course of Do More 24 Delaware will win one of the Discover Bank Community Impact Prizes (Discover is an event sponsor). Bonuses will be added to the nonprofits' overall total and count toward their eligible stretch pool share. First Place will receive $5,000, 2nd Place will receive $2,000, 3rd Place will receive $1,000, 4th Place will receive $500, 5th - 10th place will receive $250 each.

  • More prizes will be announced as we get closer to the date!

Help Spread the Word​!

The more people that are talking about and are aware of this opportunity the better! Please help us spread the word by utilizing  the materials below. 

Click here to download a Do More 24 eFlyer (PDF format) (this is best used for emails)

Click here to download a Do More 24 print Flyer (PDF format) (this is best used for printing)

Click here to download a quick Do More 24 Informational Image (Image file, best used on Social Media) (You can post the image, with a small blurb talking about Family Promise & Do More 24). 

Sample donation email. (Microsoft Word Doc).

Sample email soliciting awareness support. (Microsoft Word Doc).

If you have any questions reach out to Tyler Shade, Development & Marketing Director at: 302-998-2222x105 or at tyler@familypromisede.org

 

Thank you GGB for Matching $5,000 in donations!!

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