Give BIG Green Bay crowdfunding event announces nonprofit partners

Thirty-one local nonprofit organizations were selected to participate in our community’s first online crowdfunding event: Give BIG Green Bay. Hosted by the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation and the Green Bay Packers Foundation, this community-wide, 24-hour on-line giving day will shine a spotlight on the impactful work of these nonprofits and encourage everyone to donate, at any level. The Green Bay Packers Foundation provided a $250,000 grant to launch this program and create a matching pool of funds to encourage our community to give BIG.

Starting at noon on February 27 and continuing until noon on February 28, 2018, people across the community can donate to support the work of any of the 31 organizations by visiting The online giving website makes it easy to contribute any amount to make a BIG difference in Brown County. The Green Bay Packers Foundation will match donations during this 24-hour giving day.

Save the Date:
Give BIG Green Bay
Noon, February 27, 2018 – Noon, February 28, 2018

“It’s humbling to see the caring and compassionate work our local nonprofit agencies do for the residents of Brown County,” said Mark Murphy, Green Bay Packers President/CEO. “We are proud to partner with the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation to encourage everyone in our community to learn more about the work of local nonprofits and to donate, at any level.”

A diverse cross-section of organizations serving Brown County were selected, and funds will be distributed directly to the agencies, allowing them to focus on what they do best.

“We are fortunate to live in a community with such impactful nonprofit agencies and leaders dedicated to serving our unique needs.” said Dennis Buehler, President and CEO of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation. “Every day we see the incredible ways their work transforms lives of our friends and neighbors. Give BIG Green Bay is an opportunity for every citizen to get involved and celebrate their commitment to community.”

Congratulations to the 2018 Give BIG Green Bay Nonprofit Partners listed here:

Animal Welfare
Happily Ever After Animal Sanctuary
N.E.W. Zoological Society

Arts & Culture
Civic Symphony of Green Bay
Neville Museum Foundation

Community Improvement
Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity
NeighborWorks Green Bay

Bright Young Dyslexics
Einstein Project
Heritage Hill Foundation
Literacy Green Bay

Environment & Conservation
Green Bay Botanical Gardens
Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust

Health & Wellness
Aging & Disability Resource Center
N.E.W. Community Clinic
Oral Health Partnership

Hunger & Homelessness
Ben’s Wish
Freedom House Ministries
New Community Shelter
St. John Evangelist Homeless Shelter

Human Services
Casa ALBA Melanie
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Eye Heart World
Golden House

Military & Law Enforcement
Disabled American Veterans of WI
Green Bay Police Foundation

Recreation & Sports

Green Bay Sail & Paddle
myTEAM TRIUMPH-Wisconsin

Youth Development

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Green Bay
Girl Scouts of Northwestern Great Lakes