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KidWorks asks Orange Countians to open hearts, wallets for “Igniting Potential” Giving Day

KidWorks, a Santa Ana-based nonprofit that provides academic, spiritual and leadership programs for underserved children and teens, has again partnered with the Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) on “Igniting Potential,” an iheartoc collaborative Giving Day to support the youth of Orange County set for Wednesday, Sept. 18.

KidWorks makes an 18-year commitment to support students and their parents by providing academic enrichment, leadership and character development programs to ensure students are prepared to thrive in both college and careers.

KidWorks asks Orange Countians two girls

KidWorks reaches out to underserved youth

Here’s how donations will impact KidWorks students:

–$25 supports a preschooler in KidWorks programs for one week.

–$50 supports a K-12th grade student in KidWorks programs for one week.

–$200 supports a K-12th grade student in KidWorks programs for one month.

–$1,000 supports a preschooler in KidWorks programs for one year.

–$2,500 supports a K-12th grade student in KidWorks programs for one year.

“The students at KidWorks have big dreams,” said KidWorks Executive Director David Benavides. “These dreams require a college education in order to become a reality, so we hope generous donors will support our KidWorks College Success Initiative. Thanks to a generous donor, every donation made to KidWorks on Giving Day will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $12,500.

Last year, KidWorks led the fundraiser with donations totaling more than $45,000. The 24-hour online effort raised more than $154,843 in total with the participation of more than 535 donors for local nonprofit organizations providing support and resources to children in need.

The OCCF, based in Newport Beach, will power the “Igniting Potential” campaign by providing seed funding to support the marketing assets, campaign resources and collaborative partnerships. “Igniting Potential” is part of a series of collaborative Giving Days that takes place in Orange County as part of a bold initiative from the Foundation to boost the capacity of local nonprofits to meet the community’s needs.

To donate to KidWorks, visit https://ignitingpotential2019.funraise.org/team/kid-works.

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