Lincoln Community Foundation to match donations given to Scouting by May 18th

Lincoln Community Foundation to match donations given to Scouting by May 18th

Last year's Give to Lincoln Day donations to the Cornhusker Council totaled over $23,000!

Even bigger things are happening this year for Give to Lincoln Day on May 18th! When you donate through the Cornhusker Council Give To Lincoln Page, your donations will be proportionally matched out of a $350,000 pool from the Lincoln Community Foundation!

Even better news, any donations made leading up to May 18th (May 1-17) will also be counted toward our total! If you are still thinking about making a Friends of Scouting Gift you can make it during this campaign and get it matched. Simply make in online at https://givetolincoln.com/nonprofit.html?id=cornhusker_council__bsa1

More about Give to Lincoln Day: For 24 hours on May 18th, every donation given to local nonprofits is made bigger by matching funds. For all donations received for Give to Lincoln Day, the Lincoln Community Foundation will match the money raised with a percentage of an available $350,000 matching fund. To put this into perspective, if we receive 5% of all donations for Give To Lincoln Day, Scouting gets a bonus $17,500 in support! Remember, donations for Give to Lincoln Day can be made anytime from May 1st through 18th.

Other Ways to Donate to G2LD:Mail/drop off a check to the Cornhusker Council Service Centery by May 17. PO Box 269, Walton, NE 68461, made payable to the Lincoln Community Foundation with 'Boy Scouts' in the memo section. Check must be received at the Cornhusker Council by May 17th to be counted toward the Give to Lincoln matching gift challenge.

Drop off a check in person to Lincoln Community Foundation on May 18.On May 18th, drop off a gift in person during regular business hours (8am-5pm) at the Lincoln Community Foundation, 215 Centennial Mall South. All checks made payable to the Lincoln Community Foundation with “Boy Scouts” in the memo section.