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F.C. Organizations Register for ‘Do More 24’ Giving Day

Falls Church organizations such as Homestretch and Balletnova Center for Dance have registered for Do More 24, a 24-hour online giving day organized by United Way of the National Capital Area that will take place on Thursday, June 2. Over 40 other nonprofit organizations from the region have registered to participate in the event, which brought in $1.4 million in donations for more than 600 National Captial organizations in 2015.

“Powered by United Way of the National Capital Area, Do More 24 is the area’s largest 24-hour giving day, helping to fuel our local nonprofit organizations,” said Kelly V. Brinkley, chief operating officer of United Way of the National Capital Area. “Do More 24 will provide [area] nonprofits desperately needed funding to help fill holes in their budgets, buy needed new equipment and serve people throughout the community.”

Nonprofits can register for the event until Monday, May 23. Participating nonprofits include organizations ranging from those with a focus on animal welfare to arts and culture, health and human services, and workforce readiness. For more information or to register, visit