Give Local Louisville: 24-hour day of giving underway

Give Local Louisville: 24-hour day of giving underway

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Thursday, Sept. 15 has been set aside as a 24-hour day of giving in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

More than 600 non-profit organizations will benefit from Give Local Louisville.

For 24 hours only, from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, every dollar donated through will help participating non-profits win prizes and earn bonus dollars contributed by the Community Foundation of Louisville and Give Local Louisville's supporting sponsors.

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Give Local Louisville was created to inspire people to give generously to the non-profit organizations that make the community a better, more vital place to live.

In 2015, Give Local Louisville raised $3 million for 362 participating non-profits. More than 5,200 people donated money.

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