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TODAY: Give Local 757 hopes to raise $1 million in annual Giving Day

The largest fundraising event in Hampton Roads returns for the sixth year running!

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — An annual tradition returns to Hampton Roads with Give Local 757.

The 6th annual regional Giving Day is Tuesday, May 14. The mayors of all seven cities are challenging their citizens to participate by visiting www.givelocal757.org to schedule their donations.

The goal is to collect $1 million in donations for nonprofit groups across Hampton Roads. By 11:35 p.m., donations were just over $785,000.

In 2018, Give Local 757 collected more $800,000 in 24 hours, with 43 percent of the donations coming from donors giving to causes for the very first time.

There are hundreds of organizations and initiatives that you can donate to. 

If you would like to know more information or to be a part of the Give Local 757 movement, click here.