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Amazing Raise giving event underway

Time is running short to participate in the 2015 Amazing Raise, an online giving event to benefit over 40 local nonprofit organizations. The 36-hour event began Wednesday at 6 a.m. and will end at 6 o’clock tonight.

Donors of any age, from any location, can take part. To participate, visit any time during the 36 hours to make an online donation of $25 or more to your favorite nonprofits. Individuals or businesses who wish to make donations during The Amazing Raise are also able to search for organizations based on name, focus area, or location.

Giving is also encouraged through a range of grant prizes made possible by The Community Foundation, organizer of the event, and other individual and business sponsors. Over $150,000 in total incentive grant prizes are available to participating nonprofits.

Since 2011, the Amazing Raise has generated more than $5 million for nonprofits in Central Virginia, including the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, accordi...

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