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East Texas Giving Day opens registration for April fundraising event

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Registrations for nonprofit organizations to be a part of East Texas Giving Day have opened.

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According to a release, East Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online fundraising event for East Texas nonprofits put on by East Texas Communities Foundation (ETCF). According to their website, the event will take place on April 30 and nonprofits have until 5 p.m. on April 4 to register to be a part of the fundraising event.

ETCF said that organizations wishing to participate need to register and submit an application for approval if they were not a featured organization previously.

“The purpose of an area-wide Giving Day is to bring the region together on one day and as one community, raising money and awareness for East Texas nonprofits. This initiative, organized by East Texas Communities Foundation (ETCF), provides citizens across ETCF’s 32 county service area an easy platform to support the mission of local nonprofits that serve our communities.

One of the pillars of ETCF’s mission is to provide simple ways for donors to achieve their charitable goals. By providing an 18-hour online fundraising event, ETCF offers the public an opportunity to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for local nonprofits.”

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According to their release, ETCF said that on April 30 they will be accepting donations in the form of credit card, debit card and eCheck on their website, they will accept cash and check donations by contacting the ETCF at 903-533-0208 or toll-free 866-533-3823, alternatively donors can contact the participating charity directly for assistance.

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