On Tuesday, Dec. 1, Boys Home of Virginia celebrated its most successful GivingTuesday yet.
In one day, Boys Home raised nearly $10,000. This year’s success was made possible thanks to a matching grant from the Jessie Ball DuPont Fund.
Through Thursday, Dec. 31, the fund has committed to matching up to $25,000 for donations to Boys Home received online at www.givetoboyshome.org.
Boys Home extended a thanks to everyone who made a donation, said a prayer, or sent an encouraging word.
Through a challenging year, the outpouring of support from the community has made it possible for the students at Boys Home to continue receiving the care and guidance they need.
All funds raised on GivingTuesday will be used to support Boys Home students, helping pay for items such as school supplies, winter clothing, meals, transportation, and recreational activities.
About Boys Home of Virginia
Founded in 1906, Boys Home of Virginia provides stable housing, a supportive school environment, and caring adult supervision to young men whose lives have been negatively impacted by poverty or family instability.
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
It is celebrated each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.