Updated: Apr 14
Have you dreamed of making history? Of course, we all have. And now we have a chance to be a part of Kentucky's day of giving - an opportunity to unite our community around causes in which we truly believe and help nonprofit organizations connect to the larger community. We need your help! Please join our campaign and help us reach our goal of raising $10,000 to support our mission!
We need you to tell your friends and family members about the important work we do and ask them to join us in helping to make a difference. Get ready to give! On May 12th, starting at 12AM on May 12th, visit https://www.kygives.org/organizations/kentucky-lions-eye-foundation and make a donation to us and/or to any of the great participating nonprofit organizations in Kentucky. You will have 24 hours to make your donation, and all giving will end at 11:59PM on May 12th.
Questions? If you have any questions or would like more information, let us know. Thank you in advance for your generosity to our organization!
If you have been watching any local news or keeping up to date with the Governor's daily press conferences, you have probably heard these words repeatedly, "We are all in this together," which is exactly true not only in the COVID-19 situation but also in our efforts to raise funds to support the mission of the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation on Kentucky Gives Day. We have a lot of things to look forward to when this crisis is over, but we don't have to wait until then to have a reason to celebrate. Again, "We are all in this together," so if we all come together, pitch in to help in any way that we can, we can be celebrating at the end of the day on May 12th. We hope that YOU will please join us in celebrating on May 12th by actively participating in and helping us promote Kentucky Gives Day!
HOW CAN YOU AND/OR YOUR CLUB HELP NOW?
We are respectfully requesting that ALL MD-43 Lions Clubs please consider providing a matching grant donation to the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation to help us reach our goal of raising $10,000 during Kentucky Gives Day.
Statistics show that organizations participating in Kentucky Gives Day that have matching funds raise an average of 4.5 times more than those without a match. A matching gift will help to drive donors to act now and provides additional incentive for their gift. Ultimately, your matching gift will help us further our mission even more.
Clubs or individuals who would like to make a matching grant donation of any amount can mail a check made payable to KLEF to our office (301 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, KY 40202) before May 1, 2020 to help us reach our goal on KY Gives Day.
HOW CAN YOU AND/OR YOUR CLUB HELP LEADING UP TO MAY 12TH?
We’re counting down the days to May 12th and Kentucky Gives Day. We need your help to make our campaign a success, and we’ve included a few easy ways that you can support us:
Share and share alike. Online days of giving are successful because of our own networks. Help us grow our network by sending this email to your network and ask your friends to do the same. We need you to tell your friends and family members about the important work we do and ask them to join us in helping to make a difference.
Be socially (media) active. Use your social media networks: post on Facebook, tweet about Kentucky Gives Day, and share your love for the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation. Ask others to do the same.
Become a fundraising champion. Everyone loves a champion, including us! We really need fundraising champions to help drive people to our Kentucky Gives Day profile on May 12th. Contact us for more information on how to become a fundraising champion!
Thank you in advance for your support!
HOW CAN YOU AND/OR YOUR CLUB HELP ON MAY 12TH?
Get ready to give! On May 12th, starting at 12AM on May 12th, visit https://www.kygives.org/organizations/kentucky-lions-eye-foundation and make a donation. You will have 24 hours to make your donation, and all giving will end at 11:59PM on May 12th.