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News - May 2, 2014

Foundation debuts online 'giving day' for nonprofits

Twenty-four-hour give-a-thon is first of its kind locally

On May 6, the Mountain View-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation will be hosting SVGives, the region's first "crowdfunding" event to benefit more than 600 local nonprofit organizations.

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— Kayla Layaoen and Palo Alto Weekly staff

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Posted by DM
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on May 4, 2014 at 1:43 pm

Article Errors

svgives.org not .com
PayPal's 1% match is up to $50,000 not $500,000.


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Posted by Rebecca
a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 5, 2014 at 11:57 am

Friends for Youth, a local nonprofit mentoring program serving San Mateo and Santa Clara county youth, is participating in @SVGives. Please join us and other organizations in this unprecedented day of giving. Visit svgives.org or razoo.com/story/Friends-For-Youth for our page! Help make this a great day for local nonprofits!


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Posted by Hahahahaha nana
a resident of Community Center
on May 5, 2014 at 7:18 pm

News Flash: Crowd funding fails more often than it succeeds. Just ask James Franco!


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