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Smart Talk 2016 Extraordinary Give live broadcast

Written by Scott LaMar, Smart Talk Host/Executive Producer | Nov 17, 2016 8:23 PM
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What to look for on Smart Talk Friday, November 18, 2016:

Smart Talk is live Friday morning at Lancaster's historic Central Market for the fifth annual Extraordinary Give fundraising campaign.

The Lancaster County Community Foundation says "The 2016 Extraordinary Give is the region's largest day of online giving and will benefit more than 425 regional participating nonprofit organizations.  For 24-hours only on November 18, individuals can visit  and donate to an organization of their choice; from supporting kids, health and education to the environment, animals and the arts. Every dollar donated will be stretched by $350,000 from the Lancaster County Community Foundation and presenting sponsor Rodgers & Associates."  A full list of participating organizations from around Central PA (including witf) is here:

Last year's event raised more than $6 million.  In fact, the total amount of money given by the community has increased every year since the first event in 2012.

Appearing on Smart Talk are Sam Bressi, President and CEO of the Lancaster County Community Foundation, Rick Rodgers of Rodgers and Associates, Sheila Mastropietro and Stephanie Gromek of Church World Services, Ben and Shirley Nolt from Capital Area Therapautic Riding Association, and Will Kiefer of the Bench Mark Program.

Be sure to give and stop by to say hello.

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