Support Your Local Farmers on Giving Tuesday Now!
Today is Giving Tuesday Now - a new global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the extraordinary need caused by COVID-19.
Here at SFC, we have spent the last month sharing the challenges and needs facing our programs, and how we've been pivoting to meet those issues head-on. With the cancellation of our Farm to Plate fundraiser, we reached out and asked for your help in support of our critical food access work now.
We are very close to meeting our goal of regaining the revenue we lost from our canceled fundraiser. And thanks to everyone who donated last week during our virtual event, "The Food Must Go On" (streaming now on sfc.givesmart.com, Facebook, and YouTube), we are 72% of the way there! We're so grateful for the match from Tito's Handmade Vodka.
We have $20,000 left to raise to meet our challenge grant from the Still Water Foundation. Will you make a donation today to ensure we receive these critical funds?
When you make a gift to SFC, you support our programs like our SFC Farmers' Markets. Watch the video above for an update from Ben Hasan, Farmers' Market Operations Manager, to learn more about the work we're doing to support our local farmers.
In addition to operating our weekly markets, our staff has been working behind the scenes to make sure every vendor has the opportunity to provide food to our Austin community. From securing personal protective equipment to connecting farmers with wholesalers, we're working harder than ever before.
Today - Giving Tuesday Now - is the last chance for your gift to be doubled. We need your help to make sure our staff can continue to provide these critical services to our local farming community. When you make a gift today, you ensure a thriving future for our food system where healthy, local food is available for all. Please, donate now.