Give BIG Green Bay returns with increase in matching funds

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Give BIG Green Bay is back for another 24-hour fundraising extravaganza.

Give BIG Green Bay 2020 announcement. Jan. 16, 2020 (WBAY Photo)

The third annual donation drive for non-profits is a collaboration between the Green Bay Packers Foundation and the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation.

"This is just a wonderful partnership," Big Brothers Big Sisters Executive Director. "We love what the Packers Foundation is doing and it's going to go a long way of helping kids."

The 2020 Give BIG Green Bay will take place from noon Feb. 18 until noon Feb. 19.

In 2019, Give BIG Green Bay raised $1,387,860 in 24 hours. The money was donated to 40 local non-profits.

In 2020, the Packers Foundation will provide $362,500 in matching funds. That's a $50,000 increase from 2019.

60% of the organizations that were chosen this year haven't participated before.

All of them are excited to get their name out there.

"It will really help us support our new scholars college readiness program," Scholarships Incorporated Executive Director Brent Roubal said.

Here's how you help:

Visit https://www.givebiggreenbay.org/ during the Feb. 18-19 fundraiser and donate.

Here are the list of nonprofits that will benefit from Give BIG Green Bay:

Animal Welfare
• Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
• Lucky 7 Dog Rescue
• Wisconsin Humane Society Green Bay Campus

Arts & Culture
• Mosaic Arts
• Hands on Deck
• Heritage Hill Corporation

Community Improvement
• Definitely De Pere
• Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity
• Volunteer Center of Brown County

Education
• Friends of the Brown County Library
• Howe Community Resource Center
• Junior Achievement
• Scholarships Inc.

Environment & Conservation
• Baird Creek Preservation Foundation
• Brown Co. Land & Water Conservation Dept.
• UPCDC The Farmory

Health & Wellness
• Connections for Mental Wellness
• Jackie Nitschke Center
• Vivent Health (AIDS Resource Center of WI)
• Wello

Human Services
• ADRC of Brown County
• Casa ALBA Melanie
• COMSA
• Eye Heart World
• Service League (Back to School Store)
• St. Vincent de Paul Green Bay
• YWCA Green Bay

Hunger & Homelessness
• House of Hope
• Paul’s Pantry
• St. John / Micah / Wellspring
• Transformation House

Military & Law Enforcement
• 4th HOOAH Wisconsin
• Green Bay Police Foundation
• Team River Runner

Recreation & Sports
• GBASO (GB Action Sports Organization)
• Miracle League of Green Bay
• myTEAM TRIUMPH

Youth Development
• Big Brothers Big Sisters
• Brown County 4-H
• Girl Scouts of the NW Great Lakes