The Big Give 2017 is in the books. A record $18, 002,517 was donated to 906 nonprofit organizations, and the bonus pool was increased from $1.3 million to $1,412,250. Thank you for your participation in this incredible 26-hour event that impacts not only WCS but numerous organizations throughout central Ohio. (See more results.)
The Columbus Foundation will release preliminary results to nonprofit organizations including WCS next week. Early indications are the WCS community responded and surpassed giving in previous years.
The Big Give 2013 Results: $21,659 of which $2,314 was from the bonus pool.
The Big Give 2015 Results: $135,736 of which $12,679 was from the bonus pool.
WCS will share the preliminary results of The Big Give 2017 as soon as they are made available to us. We too will offer an update on where we stand in reaching our $7.6 million goal for the new high school.
Those supporting WCS through The Columbus Foundation will receive a tax receipt directly from the foundation. Also, The Columbus Foundation will issue any special notifications for gifts made in honor, in memory, or on behalf of someone.
WCS will receive a complete list of contributors through The Columbus Foundation at the end of November and will distribute reward vouchers from Corner Bakery Gemini Place for all qualifying donations shortly thereafter.
Those who supported WCS with stock, check, or another form of gift will receive a tax receipt directly from WCS. Corner Bakery Gemini Place reward vouchers will be sent in late November/early December for all qualifying donations.
On behalf of school leaders, teachers, staff, and students, thank you for supporting The Big Give 2017 and the Forward. Together. campaign.