Raise the Region 2013 - Online Event!

Red Cross man comforting a Sandy victim

Raise the Region is a 24-hour fundraising event for participating nonprofits, such as your American Red Cross. It is an initiative of the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania. The aim of this initiative is to:

  • Promote the awareness and support of local nonprofits in our region
  • Launch a 24-hour giving campaign for local nonprofits
  • Increase individual funding to nonprofits through a concentrated, online, matching gift campaign
  • Meet the increasing needs of our region through a strategic and unified philanthropic effort
  • On-line 1 day giving program for counties served by the First Community Foundation - Lycoming, Northumberland, Snyder, Union, Columbia and Montour.
  • On March 12, 2013, donors should visit: www.raisetheregion.org and select the American Red Cross during the 24-hour window from 12:00 am through 11:59. There will be EXTRA money from prizes awarded throughout the day, as well as match of donor dollars.

    Running totals will be shown throughout the day at the Raise the Region website.

    The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania is sponsoring Raise the Region 2013, an event to help the community support local nonprofit organizations fund raising efforts. The Foundation, in partnership with Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships is matching a portion of donations made to preregistered nonprofits. Larson Design Group is supporting the project with additional prizes to registered participants.

    Find out more at RaiseTheRegion.org