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Host: Scott LaMar

2017 Extraordinary Give Road Trip

Written by Scott LaMar, Smart Talk Host/Executive Producer | Nov 16, 2017 10:18 PM
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What to look for on Smart Talk Friday, November 17, 2017:

Smart Talk is live Friday morning at the LNP Studio, 8 West King Street in downtown Lancaster for the sixth annual Extraordinary Give fundraising campaign.

The Lancaster County Community Foundation says "The 2017 Extraordinary Give is the region's largest day of online giving and will benefit more than 450 regional participating nonprofit organizations.  For 24-hours only on November 17, individuals can visit www.ExtraGive.org  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 $500,000 from the Lancaster County Community Foundation and presenting sponsors Rodgers & Associates and the S. Dale High Family Foundation."  A full list of participating organizations from around Central PA (including witf) is here: https://extragive.org/leaderboard/

Last year's event raised more than $7 million.  In fact, the total amount of money given by the community has increased every year since the first event raised $1.67 million in 2012.

Appearing on Smart Talk are Sam Bressi, President and CEO of the Lancaster County Community Foundation, Rick Rodgers of Rodgers and Associates, Robin Stauffer of the S. Dale High Family Foundation, Lancaster Mayor Rick Gray, and respresentatives from Mom's House in Lancaster, Gaudenzia Vantage Lancaster and the Spanish-American Civic Association of Lancaster.

Be sure to give and stop by to say hello.

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