Several nonprofits with close ties to the City of Richardson will participate in the 11th annual North Texas Giving Day Thursday, Sept. 17, from 6 a.m.-midnight. The 18-hour “giving extravaganza” sponsored by the Communities Foundation of Texas raises money for North Texas nonprofits through an easy-to-navigate website. Givers can donate to any (or several) of 3,000 local organizations with one transaction.

Participating Richardson organizations include Friends of the Richardson Library, The Eisemann Center Foundation, Richardson Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, Richardson Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Association, The Junior League of Richardson, the Richardson Woman’s Club, UT Dallas, Richardson Adult Literacy Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center Foundation, Inc., Altrusa International of Richardson and Network of Community Ministries. Several arts organizations funded in part by the City’s Cultural Arts Commission are also on the list.

Early giving is available now.