Highline Schools Foundation raises over $13,000 during May 15 GiveBIG effort; Over $11 M raised countywide
Highline Schools Foundation raised over $13,000 during the Wednesday, May 15, GiveBIG annual fundraiser. All money raised will support Highline Public School students in academic achievement, classroom enrichment, the arts in schools, athletics, college & career readiness, and more, according to their website.
The Seattle Foundation‘s GiveBIG is a one-day, online charitable event benefitting nonprofit organizations. In 2011, $4.1 million was raised through the first GiveBIG to support over 900 nonprofits. Last year, on May 2, 2012, $7.4 million was raised in 24 hours. The Seattle Foundation reports that his year, $11.1 million has been raised.
In addition to the Seattle Foundation, presenting partners included Microsoft, the Bezos Family Foundation, Seattle International Foundation, Seattle Sounders, and Wyncote Foundation NW. There were also media partners, lead sponsors, and supporters.