Several nonprofits with close ties to the City of Richardson will participate in the annual North Texas Giving Day Sept. 22. The 18-hour “giving extravaganza” sponsored by the Communities Foundation of Texas raises money for North Texas nonprofits through an easy-to-navigate website (www.northtexasgivingday.org). Givers can donate to one or more of over 3,300 local organizations with one transaction.
Participating Richardson organizations include:
- Altrusa International of Richardson Foundation Inc.
- Friends of the Richardson Library
- Methodist Richardson Medical Center Foundation
- Network of Community Ministries
- Richardson Adult Literacy Center
- Richardson Chamber of Commerce Foundation
- Richardson Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Association
- Richardson Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
- Richardson East Rotary Club Foundation
- Richardson Reads One Book Inc.
- Richardson Wireless Klub
- Richardson Woman’s Club
- RISD Foundation
- The Eisemann Center Foundation
- The Junior League of Richardson
- UT Dallas
Several arts organizations funded in part by the City’s Cultural Arts Commission are also participating.
Those who wish to give may visit www.northtexasgivingday.org between 6 a.m. and midnight Sept. 22 or schedule their donation online in advance through midnight Sept. 21.