One day fundraiser benefits local nonprofit groups

Let's Give Allen County is a one day fundraiser.
Let's Give Allen County is a one day fundraiser.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is hosting a 12-hour online fundraiser for local nonprofit organizations.

On Tuesday, May 6, anyone in the community can donate to five organizations from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. during the Let’s Give Allen County event.

The nonprofit organizations can get up to $105,000 in matching funds when someone gives a gift to one or more of the organizations.

The following charity programs will benefit from Let’s Give Allen County:

-Community Harvest Food Bank’s SeniorPak Program

-Cornerstone Youth Center’s Life and Job Skills Summer Camps

-Fort Wayne Cinema Center’s New Seating Campaign

-Renaissance Pointe YMCA’s Student of Success Program

-YWCA Northeast Indiana’s Crisis Shelter

The event is part of Give Local America, the national day to commemorate the 100th anniversary of community foundations. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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