Valley County’s Generosity is Illustrated with The Big Give 2019

Residents and friends of Valley County stepped up in support of various non-profit organizations during the seventh annual Big Give to Valley County.

This year’s 24-hour day of giving raised $53,434*  from 401 donations which benefited a total of 30 organizations throughout our county-wide community. A total of 38 individuals indicated they were new donors to the organizations they contributed to this year.

This year, people’s generosity displayed during The Big Give came right alongside the generosity of volunteer efforts and donation drives for those in our area impacted by the recent flooding.

Total donations for each organization are below:

2019 Donations to Big Give Organizations 

Arcadia Community Boosters: $1,670
Central Community College Foundation – Ord Learning Center: $1,725
Central Nebraska Farm Safety 4 Just Kids: $1,200
Forged In Faith Oak Ministries: $980
Heartland Youth Ranch: $3,853
Helping Hands Ministry: $2,496
Loup Valley Ag Society Foundation: $1,450
North Loup Lions Club: $289
North Loup Popcorn Days Association: $251
Ord Flagpole Committee: $1,350
Ord Township Library Foundation: $3,035
Ord Public Schools Foundation: $4,237
Ord-Arcadia Teammates: $784
Senior Classics of Valley County: $850
St. Mary’s School Foundation: $3,700
SynoVation Valley Leadership Academy: $2,175
The Golden Husk: $5,566
Valley County Community Foundation Fund: $800.00
Valley County Historical Society: $810
Valley County Ministerial Association: $846
Valley County Economic Development Endowment: $1,070
VCHS Child Development Committee: $835
Valley County Health System Foundation: $8,823.05

2019 Donations to Other Organizations

Avenue of Flags: $100.00
Greater Loup Valley Activities (GLVA): $250
Legion Scholarship Fund (Ord): $30
North Loup Fire & Rescue: $500
Ord Golf Course Foundation: $274
Ord United Methodist Church: $3,500
Ord Volunteer Fire Department: $400
Rick McKenney Memorial Scholarship: $500

During The Big Give, 100% of donations directly benefit the organization(s) of the donors choice and are used to help offer services, experiences and resources that help achieve each organization’s individual mission.

To learn more about The Big Give, follow the Facebook page or visit the Big Give webpage.

*Last-minute donations have increased the 2019 Big Give total to $54,934. As of 3-20-19 at 4:30 pm.

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