Tag: non-profit

Give BIG San Bernardino County Returns December 1st

Big Bear, CA October 5, 2015 – The 24-hour online web-a-thon is an easy and convenient way to give to favorite causes, charities, and nonprofits in the community.  Last year, the 2014 Give BIG campaign provided $548,214 to support the work of nonprofits in our region.  Big Bear was well represented in the campaign and took the top three spots in the number of individual donors. The Lighthouse Project had the most donors overall and raised the second most amount of money in the entire county. The Big Bear Valley AAUW Tech Trek Program and the Education Trust were second and third in the number of unique donors.  Supervisor James Ramos, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, encourages every nonprofit in the County to visit GiveBIGSBCounty.org to get involved and make those numbers even bigger and better this year. There is a two-step process for nonprofits to get involved in Give BIG San Bernardino County: 1. Register at The Academy for Grassroots Organizations at academygo.com 2.  Apply at Give BIG  – Early Bird registration ends October 15th. Monies raised through the Give BIG 24-hour fundraising web-a-thon will benefit participating nonprofit organizations and the people they serve.  These organizations will receive training in the use of social media, marketing, donor cultivation, and follow-up.  Nonprofit organizations will expand their fundraising capabilities through participating in the Give BIG San Bernardino County Campaign....

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Big Bear Elementary Seeks New & Gently Used Shoes For Shoe Drive

Big Bear, Ca, September 26, 2011, 12:00pm – Starting today, Big Bear Elementary School will be hosting a shoe drive in the hopes of collecting 1000 pairs of shoes for Soles4Souls.  Soles4Souls is a non-profit organization that started in 2004 after the tsunami in Southeast Asia, and Hurricane Katrina occurred.  Since 2005, Soles4Souls has given away over 14 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes to people in over 127 countries, including Kenya, Thailand, Nepal and the United States.  Big Bear Elementary School decided to partner with Soles4Souls after Principal Jeanette Haston found out about the organization while looking for a non-profit to help this year.  According to Laura Bulrice at Big Bear Elementary, Principal Haston was drawn to this organization, and wants to keep to the schools moto of “live, learn, strive, serve” and give back to those in need.  Donations can be brought by the front office of Big Bear Elementary School located at the corner of Knickerbocker, and Pennsylvania between the hours of 7:30am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.  It is asked that the donated shoes be new or gently used.  The shoe drive will run through October...

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Bowling for DOVES Supports Community Services

Big Bear, Ca March 7, 2011 3:00 pm – DOVES is inviting the Big Bear community to go bowling Tuesday night in support of their domestic violence education and prevention programs.  DOVES provides the only domestic violence services in the mountain communities, including a 24 hour crisis hotline, victim’s assistance programs for both women and men, a shelter that serves women and their children, a transitional housing program, legal advocacy, counseling for both children and adults, and teen violence prevention programs at both the high school and middle school.  Community support is essential to maintain these services.  Donations from residents of the valley allow DOVES to find matching grants to keep the programs running and develop other needed services.  You can help by going online to the DOVES website at doves4help.org to make a donation.  Or you can go bowling at the Bowling Barn Tuesday night beginning at 6:00 pm.  Your $15 ticket includes 2 games, shoes, and a chance to win door prizes or the raffles.  Call the DOVES office at 909-866-1546 for tickets....

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