On April 22, 2023, Kern Community Foundation hosted the inaugural Give Big at the Park at River Walk. It was a nonprofit meet-and-greet that showcased the vibrant nonprofits in Kern County. Over 60 local nonprofit organizations shared their missions, services, and stories with the attendees and nonprofit partners. The purpose of the event was to educate the community by showcasing the different causes the local nonprofit organizations support. The event provided a valuable platform for networking and collaboration among the participating nonprofits.
Save the date for the 2nd Annual Give Big at the Park: Nonprofit Meet and Greet.
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Location: The Park at Riverwalk
Time: 8 AM – 1 PM
Give Big Kern has raised over millions of dollars from thousands of donors for hundreds of local nonprofit organizations. Every year since 2016, Kern Community Foundation has hosted GBK to help local nonprofit organizations raise money and volunteer hours. GBK is a month-long event of community engagement in giving and volunteering that leads up to the first Tuesday in May. GBK is part of Kern Community Foundation’s Nonprofit Strengthening strategic initiative. The initiative increases visibility, builds capacity, and improves sustainability for local nonprofits. The effort shines a light on hard-working local nonprofits, empowering them to advance their marketing and development capabilities, and donor, board and volunteer engagement while encouraging networking and collaboration among nonprofit organizations across the sector. GBK would not have been possible without the support of our sponsors. Nonprofits participate in GBK at no cost.
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