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Omaha Gives Charitable Challenge Gives 2 Ways to Support MHS Foundations: May 25Published: May 17, 2016
Omaha's fourth annual 24-hour charitable challenge is an opportunity for the community to give to worthy local nonprofits, including Jennie Edmundson Foundation and Methodist Hospital Foundation.
Organized by the Omaha Community Foundation, Omaha Gives! is an online giving event to inspire the community to come together for 24 hours to contribute charitable dollars to support the work of local nonprofit organizations in the metro area (Douglas, Sarpy and Pottawattamie counties).
Last year, more than 20,000 people raised nearly $9 million for area nonprofits in just one day, including nearly $75,000 for Methodist Hospital Foundation and $20,000 for Jennie Edmundson Foundation.
Two Ways to Give: Schedule Gifts Ahead of Time &/or Give on May 25
OR, gifts can be scheduled ahead of time at omahagives24.org from April 1 - May 24. These scheduled donations, which will not be charged to credit cards until May 25, will help participating organizations earn bonus dollars and participation prizes. However, scheduled donations are not eligible for hourly prizes.
Gifts to the Jennie Edmundson Foundation through Omaha Gives! will benefit the capital campaign to update equipment and facilities at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Cancer Center.
Gifts to the Methodist Hospital Foundation through Omaha Gives! will help fund the NICU expansion project at Methodist Women’s Hospital.
To celebrate generosity and help favorite nonprofits get to the top, the community is invited to visit Omaha Gives! The charities that get the most support will win bonus dollars and participation prizes.
Minimum donation is $10.
For direct links to the Omaha Gives! donation pages for Jennie Edmundson Foundation and Methodist Hospital Foundation, click on the "Donate $25" and "Vote Methodist" images.