Palmetto Giving Day 2017
Giving Day is coming back on May 2nd.
Giving Day seeks to inspire online philanthropic giving within local communities and there are even more good reasons than usual to give to SCELP online on May 2nd.
This year's Giving Day is the fruit of a grassroots initiative conceived and made real by nonprofit leaders in Georgetown county soon after the Coastal Community Foundation announced that it would not be organizing the 2017 edition of Lowcountry Giving Day (LGD). Palmetto Giving Day is run in collaboration with Kimbia (the same platform that runs Midlands Give and ran LGD before 2016) and the Bunnelle Foundation.
in 2016 more than 170 people donated to SCELP on Giving Day, contributing over $60,000, including matching gifts.
This year we want to do it again, in just 24 hours!
On May 2nd you can give >>HERE<<.
30 years after its creation, ushered in by a landmark community's victory against the proposed siting of an oil refinery in Winyah Bay, SCELP remains the legal champion of South Carolina's natural environment and is proud to be call Georgetown home. These are challenging times for environmental causes, but SCELP has worked tirelessly for 30 years to protect our state's unique natural resources, and with your engagement our dedication will thrive for another generation.
These are SCELP's Giving Day Goals for this year:
- 200 donations
- 50 new donors
- 60 thousand dollars in total funds raised
Tell your friends and family, spread the word, and thank you!
Perks and Incentives
To help us achieve our goals, the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation and other generous supporters, including the Tamsberg Family Foundation, Harry Dalton and our own Board & Staff have made available $30,000 in matching funds.
To help you help us, we are offering limited edition posters of the painting Port Royal Fisherman, by Jonathan Green (1997, Oil on Canvas 60" X 48" ©Jonathan Green - Private Collection) and a few other treats.
- Give $150 or more and receive a signed poster + 3 tickets to win a Dinner for 4 Bistro 217
- Give $100 or more and receive an unsigned poster + 1 ticket to win a Dinner for 4 Bistro 217
- Give $10 or more and get 1 ticket to win $50/$25 Gift Cards from Palmetto ACE Home Center
Also, the first 25 gifts from new donors will earn a certificate for a Coffee with Donut at Pawleys Island Bakery, as will the earliest 25 gifts from our existing supporters.
Thank you all again and even if you do not win or participate, please visit (or keep visiting) these three great local businesses!