Education Foundation of Sarasota County and Giving Challenge: 2:1 match from The Patterson Foundation #BeTheOne

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Will you #BeTheOne to change a

child’s life?
On September 20, 2016, starting promptly at noon, we invite you to visit, and choose the Education Foundation of Sarasota County as your preferred organization. Please give generously and quickly. The Giving Challenge is only open until noon on September 21st!

New to the Giving Challenge? Perfect! Your $100 donation increases to $300, thanks to a 2:1 match from The Patterson Foundation.

Given to the Education Foundation via the Giving Challenge before? Great! Thank you. This time, your donation up to $100 doubles. Last year, thanks to your generosity we exceeded our goal with a 684% increase over 2014!

What is your donation supporting? Our first ever, #SRQHacks Hackathon on October 14-16, 2016! This technology and innovation initiative will help bridge the technology gap for underserved students by connecting them with talented mentors from the top technology, design, and business companies in our community. The challenge involves the students along with their mentor, creating an app or website that addresses a community issue. Through your support and generosity, we are able to continue our commitment in providing technology and innovative opportunities for all students, such as the #SRQHacks Hackathon.

We invite you and your friends to join us in supporting our children and their future. Share this with your family and friends! We believe an investment in a child’s education is the best investment anyone can make. Make a difference in a child’s life and choose to support the Education Foundation of Sarasota County. 

We thank YOU for choosing to #BeTheOne!

With much gratitude to the 2016 Giving Challenge which is presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County with giving strengthened by The Patterson Foundation, as well as support from Manatee Community Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, William G. and Marie Selby Foundation, and the Herald-Tribune Media Group. Thank you for the impact that you make on our community.


September 20-21 | Noon to Noon 
Visit | Search “Education Foundation” & give generously


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