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Phone: 360.337.4598
Date: April 22, 2014
Contact: Rebecca Pirtle, Commissioners' Office
  360.337.5777 or
If unable to reach the contact person please contact Doug Bear, Public Communications Manager at 360.337.4598
No: 2014-049

Kitsap Great Give!, a day of charitable giving coming May 6

(Port Orchard, WA) On May 6, nearly 200 nonprofit organizations throughout the county will participate in Kitsap Great Give!, the largest day of charitable giving in Kitsap County, hosted by the Kitsap Community Foundation and United Way of Kitsap County. The goal of this day of giving is to gather over $500,000, contributed from local donors online. The event web site,, features profiles of each nonprofit organization. Anyone can donate to their favorite nonprofit from midnight to midnight May 6. All donations made will not only support designated nonprofits but will also be matched in part by other generous sponsors.

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners will issue a proclamation April 28 supporting the event and encouraging citizens to participate in this day of giving in celebration of Kitsap’s spirit of generosity. Go to to learn more. For more information on Kitsap Great Give, contact Shaine at, 360.698.6043.

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Last Updated:  May 27, 2014