Live Well. Go Fish. is an Official Participant of Give to Lincoln Day 2020!

Live Well. Go Fish. is participating in the Lincoln Community Wide non-profit fundraising event hosted by the Lincoln Community Foundation. Give a donation from now until May 28th, and your donation will be increased by a pool of matching gift funds through the Lincoln Community Foundation. In other words, your online donations go so much further with Give to Lincoln Day! 

What is give to Lincoln Day?

Give to Lincoln Day is a 24-hour event that encourages everyone to contribute to Lincoln and Lancaster County nonprofit organizations through a single online giving platform on May 28. Give to Lincoln Day is coordinated by Lincoln Community Foundation, in partnership with local nonprofit organizations. Every donation given makes a bigger impact because nonprofits also get a proportional share of a $500,000 challenge match fund provided by Lincoln Community Foundation and the sponsors listed on their site.

Starting May 1st and ending May 28th, 2020, visit the page below to make your Give to Lincoln Day donation!

4 Ways to Give

Ways to Give – Online, Check, Donor Advised Fund, IRA Account

There are 4 ways to give for G2LD, and each is discussed in detail at https://www.givetolincoln.com/about.

  1. Online – We highly encourage donors to give online May 1-28!

  2. Check – Donations may be mailed to the address below. Gifts must be postmarked by May 23 to count toward the event, show on the leader board, and be eligible for the challenge match fund.

              Lincoln Community Foundation
              215 Centennial Mall S Ste 100
              Lincoln, NE  68508

    Checks must be written to “Lincoln Community Foundation” with "Live Well. Go Fish.” specified in the memo line (if you are donating to multiple nonprofits, write one check for the total and include a separate list of nonprofits and amounts to each).

  3. LCF will charge the same 2.9% fee as Firespring Foundation charges to online gifts. Fees received from offline gifts are directed to community grants for local nonprofits. All donations are final and cannot be refunded. Complete details may be found here

  4. Donor Advised Fund (DAF) – Donors with DAFs held at the Lincoln Community Foundation can give anytime now through May 28. LCF is communicating with these individuals via mail and email to encourage them to support G2LD nonprofits.

  5. Individual Retirement Account (IRA) – NEW! Donors 70 ½ and older can use their IRA for G2LD. The deadline to initiate a gift from an IRA account is May 15 to ensure the funds arrive by May 28. The donor completes a form on the Toolkit and sends it to the LCF office, then initiates the gift with their IRA administrator. More information about these gifts is also at https://www.givetolincoln.com/about. If donors have specific questions, they can contact Chip DeBuse, VP for Development, at chipd@lcf.org.

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