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Local nonprofits hope to benefit from Amazing Raise

Gloucester Community Foundation and Mathews Community Foundation, affiliates of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia, challenge residents to give local during the 2015 Amazing Raise.

This year’s online giving event will take place beginning at 6 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16 and ending at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17. Giving to local nonprofits during this time not only provides support for the organization, but also helps them win additional incentive prizes ranging from $500 to $15,000, according to spokesperson Leslie Franklin.

Donations can also be given in person by visiting a local giving station across Gloucester and Mathews.

“Our giving stations represent a great partnership between both businesses and the nonprofit community,” Franklin said. “If you aren’t able to give at home, consider coming by your local library to give, during regular business hours. There will also be a giving station at Juan’s (Mexican Cantina an...

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