It’s More than Cinco—It’s #GivingTuesday

It’s more than simply Cinco de Mayo, today is #GivingTuesday as well. And for people and families who are the most vulnerable, who turn to our nonprofits for assistance—community health centers, food pantries and daycare centers—these organizations have been hit especially hard. Their increased demand is matched with the fact that most nonprofits rely on raising money through events and programs that have been canceled or postponed.

Consider these organizations (many have matching donors): #GivingTuesday

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According to the Community Foundation of Utah, a mid-March 2020 survey of Utah nonprofits showed:

  • 75% will have significant operations impact
  • 90% are canceling events and programming
  • 67% are concerned about the increased budgetary strain
  • 59% have cash reserves for fewer than six months



Jen Hill
Jen Hill
Former Salt Lake Magazine Associate Editor Jen Hill is a SLC transplant from Bloomington, Ind. As a blogger and feature writer, Jen follows the pulse of the community with interests in urban agriculture, business, fitness & beauty and anything that allows her to get out of the office and into the mountains.

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