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Posted on: April 24, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Give Local 757 on May 8th

The York County Public Library Foundation is excited to participate in the 5th Annual Give Local 757. Building on the momentum generated over the past 5 years, in 2018, Give Local 757 aims to raise $1 million in 24 hours on May 8th for Hampton Roads nonprofits! Your support of the Library Foundation can help us get there!

The mission of the York County Public Library Foundation is to help foster learning and literacy in our community. This year our goal is to raise $5,000.00 on May 8th. With your support we plan to invest in the needed expansion and renovation of the Yorktown Library scheduled to start in 2020. Here are three ways you can help make this happen:

  1. Donate – Make your donation (starting as small as $10) to the York County Public Library Foundation at on Tuesday, May 8th. Gifts of any size can make a HUGE difference!
  2. Share – Share on social media with #givelocal757. Tell your friends, family, colleagues, etc. by email, text, phone, or in person.
  3. Fundraise – Create your own personal campaign to raise money for the Library Foundation. As an individual fundraiser, you set the goal, you get the word out, and you become a champion for your cause. Visit to learn how.

Follow our progress during the event on May 8th by checking out the live leaderboard. Thank you in advance for your generous support!

The York County Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law. The Foundation is proud to support the York County Public Library in their initiative to promote lifelong learning through reading, audiovisual resources and technology. For more information about the Foundation, contact the Library at 757-890-5105

Give Local 757 is made possible with grants from the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, the Peninsula Community Foundation, and Bank of America. Established in 2014, the event has raised $1.8 million for over 350 local nonprofits. Last year, Give Local 757 collected over 7,700 donations totaling $660,000 from every city in the region, from every state in the country, and from as far away as Hong Kong.

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