Give Big Lexington Event Encourages Day of Giving


The Lexington Community Foundation is hosting its third annual Give BIG Lexington event Thursday, Nov. 14.

Donations for various local organizations will be accepted at during a 24-hour time span. Donations will also be accepted at the foundation's office during regular business hours.

At least 65 organizations have signed up to participate in the Big Give day. A list of the participating groups can be found at the above website.

Benefits of donating on Nov. 14 include a $100,000 pool for partial match incentives; additional donations of $2,500, $1,500 and $1,000 for the top three earners; and 10 chances for an online donor's charity to receive one of the $100 Golden Ticket prizes.

Giving from the past two years has exceeded $726,000 and organizers are hoping that this year residents and supporters of Lexington will log on or stop in to give to local causes.

Go to for more information.