Three local charities are competing with 7,000 others to split a $5 million prize through Chase Community Giving, but they need your vote to win.
Through the program, charities around the country are competing with each other for the grand prize. Friends of Rye Nature Center, Helping Hands for the Hungry and Homeless and the Blind Brook Enrichment Program have all been nominated to win. They must be voted one of the 196 charities with the most votes in order to share in $5 million in grants.
Voting is open until Sept. 19 so you must vote now. Every Facebook user gets two votes and if you are a Chase customer you get two extra votes. You can only vote once for any organization.
Click here to find and vote for one of the three organizations. Just search "Rye' in the search bar. More information on each non-profit below.
(While you are on Facebook, please give us a like too! Facebook.com/RyePatch).
FRIENDS OF RYE NATURE CENTER INC
Mission: To protect our natural resources and promote environmental stewardship and education through support of the Rye Nature Center and conservation projects within its Urban Forest & Wildlife Sanctuary and the community.
Helping Hands for the Homeless and Hungry, Inc.
Mission: The purpose and mission of Helping Hands is to address the problems of the hungry and homeless in Westchester County, raise community awareness of their plight and determine a course of action to help.
Blind Brook Enrichment Program
Mission: To raise funds for blind brook rye ufsd