Support Arlington nonprofits and enjoy free music in the Levitt Pavilion during North Texas Day

Support Arlington nonprofits and enjoy free music in the Levitt Pavilion during North Texas Day

Arlington gives the 2021 concert

As part of the upcoming North Texas Giving Day on Sept. 23, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation will award $ 60,000 in grants to local nonprofits and host a free community concert at the downtown Levitt Pavilion.

North Texas Giving Day is an annual 18-hour online donation event, coordinated by the Texas Communities Foundation, that encourages residents to contribute to the nonprofit they choose. All contributions made between 6 a.m. and midnight that day coincide in part by the Communities Foundation.

Since 2014, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation has sponsored free community concerts and awarded grants to recognize and highlight Arlington-based nonprofits and to help raise money from North Texas Giving Day contributors to go even further.

“Non-profit organizations have a vital role to play in ensuring the health and vitality of our community; it is critical to help them thrive,” said Carolyn Mentesana, executive director of the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation.

Throughout the day on September 23, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation will award $ 5,000 bonus grants to three Arlington nonprofits and a school that raises the most money during the time blocks selected from 6 p.m. morning and midnight. Schools have their own fundraising block from 10am to 2pm to compete for a bonus.

At the same time, three $ 5,000 grants will be awarded to Arlington groups with an annual operating budget of less than $ 250,000 that receive the largest number of donations between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., 2 to 7 p.m., and from 7 to midnight.

This year, the $ 10,000 People’s Choice Award will be given to the organization that receives the most votes using a special QR code that will be posted to the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation’s social media accounts and shared with participating charities. in Arlington on 23 September. your love by making a donation and voting for your favorite Arlington charity using the QR code between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. A vote by mobile phone or computer.

Three random drawings of $ 5,000 each will be announced before Arlington Gives submits this year. free community concert, which will feature the opening act Ariel Hutchins at 6:30 p.m., and the Grammy Take 6 winning vocal group at 8 p.m. Arlington gives! attendees are invited to bring blankets, lawn chairs and their own food and drink (as long as they are not in glass containers). There will also be food trucks.

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