GiveBig fundraising event set for next week

The Seattle Foundation’s annual GiveBig event, which matches funds donated to area nonprofits, will be Tuesday, May 6. Several island organizations are participating, with many encouraging donors to give that day.

Donations made to those organizations between midnight and midnight Tuesday, May 6, will receive a pro-rated portion of matching funds, increasing the size of the gifts to each organization.

Thirty nonprofits on Vashon or that serve Vashon are participating. To see more about the annual drive and the full list of island organizations taking part, go to

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