Give A Gift That Keeps On Giving
After Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday.
“GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019 and every day. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity” (Giving Tuesday).
Albion is a community that gives all year long and today we wanted to share just a few organizations that have made significant impacts in the Albion community over the years. If you choose to make a gift today we know that these organizations will be excellent stewards of your gift and continue to make a positive impact in the Albion community.
Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum, founded in 2003 Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum serves children and families in Albion and across Southwest Michigan. With a focus on hands-on learning and play, KNS is a great place for young children to play, learn and explore.
Albion’s Historic Bohm Theatre: More than just a movie theater the Bohm is a hub for performing arts, live music, and community gatherings.
Albion Community Foundation: Serving Albion since 1968, the Albion Community Foundation has been dedicated to building permanent community-focused capital that serves the needs of community members. They have been a vital partner in many of Albion’s most transformative projects.
Ismon House: One of Albion’s many historic structures, the Ismon House has undergone significant renovations in recent years and is now a beautiful community gather space that will host many joyous celebrations for generations to come.
Forks Senior Center: Established in 2005, Albion’s Forks Senior Center seeks to “improve and maintain the physical, mental, and social well-being of the area’s senior citizens which include greater Albion area, Homer, Springport, Marshall, and surrounding townships.”
Albion-Homer United Way: Seeks to “help make Albion and Homer stronger communities by improving education, financial stability, and health—the building blocks for a good quality of life.”
Swingin’ at the Shell: Kicking off its 17th season in 2020, Swinging at the Shell has hosted over 120 free concerts in Albion. A Swingin’ at the Shell concert is a great way to spend a summer evening with family and friends.
Albion District Library: A constant pillar of our community, the Albion District Library, continues to offer important and meaningful programming for individuals of all ages.
Albion’s Big Read: A month-long community reading initiative that aims to engage children, teens, and adults through shared reading experiences, Albion’s Big Read has two goals 1.Value and empower youth and 2. Provide opportunities for diverse groups to come together and interact in meaningful ways.
To each of these organizations, even the small donation makes a difference. So no matter if you can give $5 or $500 consider making a gift this Giving Tuesday.