Generosity is win-win. Not only does it make the world a better place, it also makes us happy and fulfilled - especially when we give to the people and causes we care about most.
Riverside, Calif (PRWEB) November 11, 2013
MFI Recovery will be participating in Give Big Riverside campaign this year. Give Big Riverside gives local non-profits the platform to raise funds through online giving. Razoo.com, is the host site for the fundraiser.
“Generosity is win-win. Not only does it make the world a better place, it also makes us happy and fulfilled - especially when we give to the people and causes we care about most,” according to razoo.com.
The 24-hour fundraising event will be on Nov. 12 from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Riverside county nonprofit supports can go online and make a donation to a cause they care about. The campaign is looking to raise $300,000 within the short time period.
According to the event website, every donation made has a chance of receiving a “Golden Ticket.” When a randomly selected donor is the lucky recipient of a “Golden Ticket,” their charity will receive additional prize money. In addition, the top 5 organizations on the Leaderboard will receive prize money.
The event website asks supporters to share the event with family, co-workers and friends. Donors are encouraged to mark their calendars in order to remember the campaign. Supporters can log on to the MFI donation page and sign up for reminder emails or download a reminder to their personal digital calendar. Reminders are also available via text if one sends a text with the words "GIVEBIG" to 9600. (Texting and data rates may apply)
The Give BIG Riverside fundraiser is key to helping local nonprofits meet financial needs in order to provide services in the community. The underlying theme for the event and on razoo.com is enhancing the community through generosity. Many local businesses are showing their generosity by sponsoring the event. Some of the top sponsors of the fundraiser include: The City of Riverside, The Norris Group, The Press Enterprise and Greater Riverside Chamber of Commerce.
According to razoo.com all donations are made to the Razoo Foundation for the Give Big Riverside event. Donations to tax-exempt IRS (c)(3) organizations that fundraise on the razoo.com site are regranted through the Razoo Foundation. The Razoo Foundation retains 4.9% for expenses. To cover campaign costs the Community Foundation Serving Riverside and San Bernardino retains 2.1% of every dollar. In addition, the charitable contributions made to the Razoo Foundation are 100 % credited to the donor as a charitable contribution.
The event website has already started accepting donations which will charge all donations on the day of the event and will be open until the event deadline on Nov. 12.
MFI Recovery offers specialized programs for families, teens, women and employee assistance. Programs offered can include a spiritual or 12-step element along with substance abuse treatment. MFI can be reached at: 800-923-5634 or on their website.