Be Part of History on May 3rd – BIG Day of Giving!

BIG Day of Giving is coming! BIG Day of Giving is coming!

Why are we so excited at DDSO about May 3rd? It’s the BIG Day of Giving, part of a National Day of Giving called Give Local America. For the past two years, the BIG Day of Giving has rallied our community in raising nearly $9 million from over 36,000 donors from all over our region, the state, the country and the world! From midnight to midnight, over 570 nonprofits all over the Sacramento region will join forces to raise six million dollars.

Your donations impact lives every day of the year, but on May 3rd, they will receive a pro-rated boost from incentive pool funds. In addition to the boost, there will be “prizes” for winning contests, such as the first donation at midnight, or the most donations between midnight and 6 AM. Your dollars go farther!

Why Choose DDSO?

DDSO (Developmental Disabilities Service Organization) is an award-winning nonprofit that annually provides 350 adults with developmental disabilities the opportunity to experience independence, job training, employment, visual and performing arts, social interaction, daily living skill development, and community inclusion. Alongside our donors and supporters, we fight cruelty, isolation and neglect by providing safe and stimulating environments that build confidence, creativity, and social connection. DDSO is the premier arts organization in the region for adults with developmental disabilities. By including giving $25 or more on the Big Day of Giving, you will ensure that these often overlooked members of our society get the support, education, and compassion they depend on.

How Can I Participate?

Help us reach our goal of $15,000 in donations and 75 donors! The minimum donation is $25 – every donation makes a difference! Be part of history in the Sacramento region.

Donate Online: On May 3rd, 12:00 AM midnight to 11:59 PM, click here to donate:

Attend the Day of Giving Halftime Celebration: Join us in Cesar Chavez Park on May 3rd from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Help distribute balloons, snack on sweets, visit tasty food trucks, and enjoy live performances. We will have a laptop available for easy online giving.

Share This: Click any of the social sharing buttons at the bottom of this page and share this blog post through your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, email and more! Forward a donation request to others like you who share your concern for people with developmental disabilities. Challenge your friends, family and coworkers to match your donation(s).

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Join the conversation: #BIGDoG2016

For more information you can visit our GivingEdge profile. We are excited to partner with you to make a difference!

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