Give OUT Day - Thursday, April 20, 2017

Will you help us Fill the rainbow in 2017?

Give OUT Day is a 24-hour online fundraising event that raises critically needed funds for nonprofit organizations that serve the LGBTQ+ populations across the US. It is the ONLY national day of giving for the LGBTQ+ community and it will occur April 20, 2017!

Side by Side raised over $6,000 in 2016 through Give OUT Day. These funds went toward maintaining their commitment to providing supportive communities for Virginia's LGBTQ+ youth to define themselves. This year our goal again is to raise $6,000. All funds raised will be used to support youth in crisis!

You can help us continue to sustain these critical services here’s how:

1. Make a donation to Side by Side on Give OUT Day (4/20/2017) of $10 or more. All unique donations of $10 or more qualify Side by Side to win additional monetary prizes through Give OUT Day. You can join the Facebook Event to be reminded to make your donation online. Worried you might forget to donate on 4/20/2017 you can make your donation now and schedule it to occur on 4/20/2017.


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4.Take the 10 for $10 Challenge! Side by Side can when additional monetary prizes for every unique donation of $10 or more so the more people we reach, even for a small amount of money (say $10), can make a big difference! Identify and recruit 10 friends or family members to donate $10 to Side by Side for Give OUT Day and be entered to win a Side by Side swag bag!  You can get them to schedule donations, pass you their cc information to enter it for them or provide cash or check made out to Side by Side. If they are providing you with their credit card information or paying in cash or check, make sure to  get their contact information. To qualify as a unique donor you must have a unique email address. Alert us of your donors or have them donate in your honor on the website so we can track.

3. Plan to attend our Give OUT Day Happy Hour Celebration (5:30-7:30pm at Flora - 203 N. Lombardy) and invite friends and family as well!  This event is a great chance to make your donation in person and connect with Side by Side staff, board members and fellow allies while having a great time! Expect music, food and fun! We’ll also be announcing the 10 for $10 challenge winner and day of donation challenge winners. Again this is a 21 and up event!


4. Share our Facebook posts to help broaden our reach! There will be 4 chances for donors to win prizes on Give OUT Day! Unique donations of $10 or more during these time periods will qualify you to win a Side by Side swag bag!