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Foundation unveils Let’s Give campaign

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is sponsoring Let’s Give Allen County, a one-day fundraiser that’s part of a national celebration of the 100th anniversary of community foundations.

The foundation aims to raise $50,000 between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. May 6.

Proceeds will benefit the following: Community Harvest Food Bank’s SeniorPak program, Cornerstone Youth Center’s Summer Youth Life and Job Skills Camp, Fort Wayne Cinema Center’s New Seating Campaign, Renaissance Pointe YMCA’s Student of Success program and the YWCA Northeast Indiana’s Crisis Shelter. Each has the opportunity to receive up to $105,000 in matching funds.

On May 6, donations can be made online at, or on Twitter @cfgfw and #letsgiveallencounty; or at the foundation’s office, 555 E. Wayne St.

– Journal Gazette