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The Dark Season

November 1, 2019 Comments (0) journal

The Giving Season

The last two months of the year is the time when the donations to non-profits are at their highest. Most charitable organizations have a year-end giving campaign that tries to focus on getting their story out, showing why each is a good candidate for donor dollars and where the donations go, the programs and the personnel that make it all click.

The Ikkatsu Project is no exception to the rule. Although the annual budget is well below most other environmental organizations, the programs we offer include discovery-based science classes with area K-12 schools, local and remote beach surveys and cleanups in Washington and Alaska and a full schedule of presentations and public engagement opportunities. The Ikkatsu Project is committed to continuing to focus on plastic in the marine environment, but at this time of year, the thought of fundraising for next year’s programs does come up.

Giving Tuesday, the country’s single largest day of on-line donation is on the calendar for December 3rd, 2019. It’s the one time during the year the the Ikkatsu Project makes an organized ask for contributions – and that time is once more upon us. Please check out the web site, see the story so far and read up on the latest, then click on the “Donate Now” button to make your gift to the Ikkatsu Project. Every gift, whether a one-time donation or a recurring contribution, is gratefully appreciated.

Between now and Giving Tuesday, expect to see some social media and a blog post or two about some of the stories that make up the Ikkatsu Project’s history and future. We’re going into our 8th year, and there are a lot of stories to tell… thanks for listening and thank you for your support!