GiveBig donations collected today; 20 Peninsula nonprofits participating

SEATTLE — North Olympic Peninsula nonprofits are among those that can benefit from the Seattle Foundation’s seventh annual GiveBIG funding drive that is one day only: today.

The one-day online giving event will take place from midnight to midnight at

There, donors can select the nonprofits they want to support, enter donation amounts and pay with credit cards.

Some organizations will provide matching funds. For instance, anonymous North Olympic Land Trust donors will match dollar-for-dollar the first $2,100 in donations.

Twenty nonprofits in Clallam and Jefferson counties are participating.

They are North Olympic Land Trust, Coastal Watershed Institute, Port Angeles Food Bank, Serenity House of Clallam County, Jefferson Land Trust, Sound Experience, Dove House Advocacy Services, Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Northwind Arts Center.

Also, the Boiler Room, Copper Canyon Press, Jefferson County Genealogical Society, Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County, Olympic Community Action Programs, Port Townsend School of Woodworking and Preservation Trades, Northwest Maritime Center.

Also, Jumping Mouse Children’s Center, Olympic View Community Foundation, Dungeness Valley Health &Wellness Clinic and Dungeness River Audubon Center.

GiveBIG 2017’s theme is “Now More Than Ever.” The crowdfunding platform is the third largest Giving Day in the nation.

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