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Help the Prince George Community Foundation choose where to give this Giving Tuesday

November 29 is Giving Tuesday – a global day of giving where everyone is encouraged to do good things to support one another – whether through acts of kindness or donations.

The Prince George Community Foundation is giving out $18,000 in one-time grants to support charities in Prince George, and they need your help. They have put the names of all local registered charities into a basket and selected three finalists in each of its six categories of giving: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Social Services, Health and Sports & Recreation. Each winner will receive $3,000 for a total of $18,000.

The finalists in each category are: 

Arts and Culture: 

  • Two Rivers Gallery
  • Coldsnap (PG Folkest Society) 
  • Prince George Cantata Singers

Education: 

  • Central BC Railway & Forestry Museum 
  • Junior Achievement BC 
  • Friends of the Prince George Public Library 

Sports and Recreation: 

  • Caledonia Adaptive Snowsports Society 
  • Jumpstart 
  • Northbreast Passage Dragon Boat Society 

Health: 

  • Canadian Mental Health Association of Northern BC 
  • Prince George Brain Injured Group 
  • Spinal Cord Injury BC 

Environment: 

  • David Douglas Botanical Garden 
  • PG REAPS
  • Ducks Unlimited 

Social Services: 

  • Carrier Sekani Family Services
  • Central Interior Native Health 
  • Crisis Prevention & Information Centre for Northern BC 

Visit their website to vote today. www.pgcf.ca 

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