Give Big and Give Where You Live

November 18, 2016


Riverside County residents are encouraged to give big locally this holiday season, either online or at specific events.

Give Big 2016 is a 24-hour online giving event that focused on Riverside county non-profits. It has connected with the Family Service Assocation's “Give Where You Live” campaign to provide opportunities for residents to connect and serve the local communities.

The events highlight the global Giving Tuesday event, where 700,000 people in 70 countries participated, giving time, resources or fundraising.



2016 event locations:

Young Life – Riverside raises funds for Give BIG Riverside County with online donations from 11/20-12/3.

Riverside Food Systems Alliance meet-and-greet with Grow Riverside's Local Food System from 4-6:30 p.m.

Family Service Association Parent and Child Services Open House on 11/22 from 5-7 p.m. at the FSA on Box Springs Road in Moreno Valley.

Starting Over, Inc.  Open House event for donation drop offs and preparation from noon-6 p.m. for Give THANKS and HOPE.       

Thanksgiving Community Dinner at Corona Community Church on 11/24 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Festival of Lights Switch-On Festivities at the Riverside Art Museum on 11/25 from 4-9 p.m. with art activities and more.

Online donations for Inspire Life Skills Inc. on 11/29, all day event.

Riverside Life Services Give BIG Riverside Open House from 5-7 p.m. with tours, pizza, dessert and more.

Starting Over, Inc. in Corona’s Holiday Adopt a Family Program Celebration on 11/29 from 5-8 p.m.      

Path of Life Ministries in Riverside’s open house on 11/29 from 8-10 a.m., noon-2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.

Hemet’s California Family Life Center Open House and Barbecue from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  

Riverside’s California Life Center Open House and Barbeque at Rubidoux Youth Center from 10:30-1:30 p.m.

SoCal Tri-Counties Branch of the International Dyslexia Association’s Simulation: A Walk in the Shoes of a Dyslexic from 1-3 p.m. at the Corona Public Library. 10 and older only, RSVP required.