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Community foundation gears up for 6th annual Give DeKalb County

Volunteers and staff accept donations at the DeKalb County Community Foundation during Give DeKalb County last year.
Volunteers and staff accept donations at the DeKalb County Community Foundation during Give DeKalb County last year.

SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership through the DeKalb County Community Foundation is gearing up for its sixth annual Give DeKalb County on May 2.

Donations can be made online by credit or debit card from midnight to 11:59 p.m. on the day of the event at GiveDeKalbCounty.org, according to a news release from the foundation. Donors also can give by cash or check at the DeKalb County Community Foundation between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. May 2. The minimum online donation amount is $5.

The previous five annual giving days raised more than $1.8 million combined for participating nonprofit organizations, the release said. More than 2,200 donors raised more than $613,000 for 91 nonprofit organizations during last year's event.

For information about Give DeKalb County and participating organizations, visit GiveDeKalbCounty.org or contact Ben Bingle at ben@dekalbccf.org or 815-748-5383.

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