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.

More in Business

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Jefferson PUD passes audit

During a special meeting with auditors from the state Auditor’s… Continue reading

New express clinic in Port Townsend to open Monday

Jefferson Healthcare slated Monday as the opening day for… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Alder Wood Bistro reopening … and other items

The Alder Wood Bistro announced that its annual January closure… Continue reading

Jobless rates rise slightly on Peninsula

Unemployment rates were up slightly in Clallam and Jefferson counties last month,… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Olympic Medical Center names new CHRO … and other items

Olympic Medical Center named Jennifer Burkhardt as its new… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly breakfast meetings are held… Continue reading