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Giving Tuesday

 

In the spirit of generosity and community engagement, Glenkirk launched its Giving Tuesday campaign with the ambitious goal of raising $40,000. The organization, dedicated to creating inclusive communities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, received tremendous support from both individuals and corporate partners, resulting in a remarkable success that exceeded all expectations.

One of the key factors contributing to the campaign's success was the generous support from Busey Bank and Tom Mason. Their commitment to Glenkirk's cause was evident in their $5,000 each, amplifying the impact of individual donations. This $10,000 in gift matches provided a powerful incentive for donors to contribute.

As the Giving Tuesday campaign gained momentum, the outpouring of support from the community surpassed all initial expectations. The campaign concluded with an astonishing $53,365 raised, shattering the original $40,000 goal. This impressive achievement is a testament to the community's dedication to Glenkirk's mission and its commitment to fostering inclusive environments for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The theme of Glenkirk's campaign, "Committed to Community," resonated strongly with supporters.  The success of the Giving Tuesday campaign ensures that Glenkirk can expand its reach and impact. The funds raised will support various programs and initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. From educational programs to community outreach, Glenkirk's commitment to creating a more inclusive society is now fortified by the overwhelming support of the community.

Glenkirk expresses heartfelt gratitude to every individual, corporate partner, and community member who contributed to the success of the Giving Tuesday campaign. The collective effort and generosity have not only surpassed the fundraising goal but have also reinforced the idea that a community committed to inclusivity can achieve remarkable feats.