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Give NOLA Day 2019 Benefits Orleans Parish Nonprofits

New Orleans, LA, April 15, 2019 – GiveNOLA Day, an initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF), is a one-day online giving event for the 13-parish Greater New Orleans region. Those living in Orleans Parish can show their support for the community by participating in the day-long donation campaign that kicks off at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, and ends at Midnight, 24-hours later.

GNOF has released the nonprofits taking part in the 2019 campaign. For a full list of nonprofits, visit www.GiveNOLA.org. Local nonprofits in Orleans Parish include:

-          Ashé Cultural Arts Center

-          Café Reconcile

-          Children’s Bureau of New Orleans

-          Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisian

-          Committee for a Better New Orleans

-          Friends of Lafitte Greenway

-          Girls on the Run New Orleans

-          Girl Scouts Louisiana East

-          Grow Dat Youth Farm

-          Longue Vue House and Gardens

-          Louisiana Children’s Museum

-          New Orleans Mission

“Let’s all get ready to give! On May 7th, we will have the opportunity to come together as a community to support our incredible nonprofits who work to improve the quality of life for us all,” said Greater New Orleans Foundation President and CEO Andy Kopplin. “We have a culture of giving in the Greater New Orleans region and the generosity of our people is astounding. Last year’s GiveNOLA Day raised $5.6 million from nearly 49,000 donations across the world. This year’s goal is to raise $6 million.”

Powered by Entergy, GiveNOLA Day launched six years ago by GNOF for those in the region to donate to their favorite causes. Since its inception in 2014, GiveNOLA Day has raised more than $20 million for nonprofit organizations. Because the minimum donation is $10, it’s a day when everyone can be a philanthropist and together collectively raise millions of dollars to help communities. To make a donation on May 7, donors can visit to GiveNOLA.org and give to any of the more than 700 participating nonprofits.

For more information about GiveNOLA Day, powered by Entergy, visit www.GiveNOLA.org, email GiveNOLA@gnof.org or call (504) 598-4663. Connect with GNOF on Facebook (@greaterneworleansfoundation), Twitter (@GNOFoundation) and Instagram (@GNOFoundation). You can also help by sharing your GiveNOLA Day posts by using #giveNOLAday. 

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About Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF): 

For over 90 years, the Greater New Orleans Foundation has been connecting generous people to the causes that spark their passion. As one of the most trusted philanthropic organizations in the region, we work every day to drive positive impact through philanthropy, leadership and action in our thirteen-parish region. In addition to grantmaking, we convene people, resources, and ideas to create intelligent strategies and solutions to meet our region’s greatest challenges. We are proud to serve as a vocal civic leader with our partners to ensure a vibrant, sustainable, and just region for all. Learn more at www.gnof.org. 

Rosalind Hall