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Support UPO's Foster Grandparents Program

by United Planning Organization
Support UPO's Foster Grandparents Program
Support UPO's Foster Grandparents Program
Support UPO's Foster Grandparents Program
Support UPO's Foster Grandparents Program
Sep 11, 2018

Please Help! Our FGPs and Kids need your support

Global Bonus Day Campaign 2018

Wednesday September 12th – Thurday September 13th  

Join us for a GlobalGiving First. A Bonus Day that will be running for 33 hours! Support UPO’s Foster Grandparents Program will be guaranteed a Proportional Match of a $50,000 incentive fund from GlobalGiving that will be shared based on the amount of funds we raise during the alloted time. 

UPO's Foster Grandparents (FGPs) provide critical mentoring and tutoring services daily to 15,000 social economically disadvantaged DC children from birth to 21 years of age in a variety of local settings. Help is needed to cover the cost of training, materials, uniforms, and daily travel for more than 200 low-income DC senior volunteer FGPs. In addition we have a waiting list of 100 seniors to be FGPs, 10 educational institutions seeking to join the program and every current partnering volunteer site has requested additional FGPs. 

UPO’s Foster Grandparents program has aked us to please raise an additional $4,000 during the next 6 weeks, to insure there is adequate funding for training costs, materials, uniforms and travel expenses for the year ahead. 

Have you ever made a donation to Support UPO’s Foster Grandparents Program?

When was the last time you made a donation to Support UPO’s Foster Grandparents Program? 

In addition to the Global Bonus Day incentive, an anonymous donor has offered to match:

  • any first time donation received from any donor who has never made a gift to this project before
  • or any repeat donation from any donor who has not made a donation to this project during the past 6 months

that is received during the 33 hour Campaign! 

If either of these criteria apply to you, your gift can make a significant difference in the lives of our FGPs and our DC kids they mentor. Each gift will be matched at 100% and go twice as far in helping to Support UPO’s Foster Grandparents Program! 

We thank you for making your first time donation to our project and welcome you to our family.                                                         

We thank you sincerely for your generous past support.

We invite you to continue your support of UPO’s mission of "uniting people with opportunities. 

Please make your donation any time during the 33 hours

commencing at 00:00:01 EDT (12:00.01 am) on Wednesday morning, September, 12,

and ending at 8:59:59 EDT (8:59.59 am) on Thursday morning, September, 13.

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Organization Information

United Planning Organization

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @UPOinDC
Project Leader:
Mervyn Myers
Washington, DC United States
$9,961 raised of $15,000 goal
165 donations
$5,039 to go
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