Non-profits, donors prepare for first Mississippi Day of Giving

Non-profits, donors prepare for first Mississippi Day of Giving

MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) - Non-profit organizations and kind-hearted citizens across the state are getting ready to celebrate the spirit of giving this weekend.

Saturday is the first Mississippi Day of Giving.

It is a time when folks are being encouraged to donate to a favorite charity, volunteer for a local organization or start a fundraiser of their own.

The 24-hour event, which was established by a proclamation by Gov. Phil Bryant, begins just after midnight on Oct. 24.

Nearly 700 non-profit organizations in all 82 counties in the state will participate.

You can find out more by clicking here.