Group unveils fundraising campaign

The Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley announced The Amazing Raise Ohio Valley, an online giving event, from midnight to 11:59 p.m. May 6 at the organization’s website located at

During the event, all dollars raised through the website, will be amplified through matching funds from a national pool. The foundation has committed $20,000 for a pool of incentive dollars and hopes to raise more through community partnerships by May 6.

“Our goal for The Amazing Raise Ohio Valley is to reach new donors and show them how important it is to give to local causes,” said Executive Director Susie Nelson. “We want to use this opportunity to build a new generation of philanthropists for our community.”

To be eligible to benefit from The Amazing Raise Ohio Valley, a nonprofit must be a 501(c)(3) organization.

The foundation staff will perform due diligence to ensure all organizations are in good standing with the IRS. Interested organizations may contact the foundation at or (304) 242-3144.

Updates about The Amazing Raise Ohio Valley can be found on the Foundation’s Facebook page at CommunityFoundationOhioValley.