Big Give Events


August 13th, 2019

Classic's at the Beatrice Country Club
Dine Out. Do Good.
10% of all sales, all day, will be donated to matching funds for the Big Give Gage. 

August 22nd, 2019

4one8 Bar and Grill
Dine Out. Do Good.
20% of all sales, all day, will be donated to matching funds for the Big Give Gage. 

August 23rd, 2019

BHS House of Orange Stadium, 600 Orange Blvd., Beatrice
Beatrice High School Fall Sports Kickoff Tailgate
Come enjoy a Perfect Pulled Pork sandwich and meal from the Filly Grill and see a sneak peak of our fall athletes, cheer and dance teams. Activities, fun and Community Spirit! Learn more about the Orange Booster Club Big Give project, and chat about ways to get involved. Tickets are $7, call 402-223-1500 to purchase. 

August 27th, 2019

Thrivent Financial-Connor Duis
Back to School Shoe Drive
Drop off a pair of gently used shoes to donate to someone in need around the world, and your name will be entered into a drawing for a $250 donation to the Big Give Gage charity of your choice on September 10th! The first 68 people to donate a pair of shoes will get a FREE hotdog from Julie's Hotdogs! The NEW Thrivent Financial office is located at 508 Court Street, Beatrice, NE 68310. 

August 29th, 2019

Tall Tree Tastings, 122 N 5th
"Sips for Shelter" A night out with Hope Crisis Center
Wine, snacks and a free prize basket!
Join the staff of the Hope Crisis Center at Tall Tree Tastings to learn about their Building Hope Campaign for Safe Shelter.  
Join us to see how you can help our community "Give Big". 

September 3rd, 2019

Beatrice Community Hospital 
Gender Reveal Baby Shower
We're "delivering" on September 10th, and encourage the community to stop by the hospital for treats and a chance to meet the staff of Labor & Delivery and the Womens & Childrens clinic. Learn more about our fundraising project and how you can help make a difference to healthcare close to home. 

September 5th, 2019

Patina, 512 Court Street, Beatrice
Big Give Breakfast
Stop by PATINA to get a FREE Sunrise Bakery Donut and delicious coffee from BlueMore Roasters.  Say 'hello' to the Hope Crisis Center team!
Let's get excited about Big Give Gage!

Veterans Club, 701 Dorsey, Beatrice
Dine Out. Do Good.
20% of all sales, all day, will be donated to matching funds for the Big Give Gage.

September 5th - 8th, 2019

Community Players Theatre, 412 Ella Street, Beatrice
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and featuring songs from the Disney classic, this musical’s sweeping score and powerful story make it unforgettable. All performances will begin with an invite from the director to join in the Big Give Gage fun on September 10th!

September 7th - 8th, 2019

Beatrice Public Library, 100 N 16th Street, Beatrice
Learn more about the Makerspace project during the "Makerspace Showcase". Creations will be on display in the central part of the library. 

September 7th, 2019

Food 4 Hope Farm, 12134 W. Belvedere Road, Beatrice, NE 68310 
Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
Come out to the farm and see the Food 4 Hope vision, enjoy homestyle ice cream sundaes and root beer floats. 

September 10th, 2019

Vintage Venue, 620 Court, Beatrice
In-Person Collection Site
Join us at our In-Person Collection site to meet with your favorite non-profits and pick up some free goodies! 
We will have loads of fun things going on throughout the day:
7:00AM-9:00AM             Stop by for breakfast with Food Trucks-The Coffee Bistro & Lincoln based Waffleman
9:00AM-1:00PM             Beatrice Ford Lincoln - Lincoln Driven to Give - For every valid test drive taken in a Ford vehicle Ford will donation $20 to the Big Give Gage, up to $8,000. The goal is to raise the maximum donation of $6,000 to be used as matching funds for ALL nonprofits participating in the Big Give event.  Come take a test drive for our community!  
11:00AM-1:00PM           Come back for lunch with Food Trucks-Julie's Hot Dogs & Back Alley BBQ plus an indoor Nonprofit fair featuring all of our participating nonprofits.
4:00PM-6:00PM             Non Profit Happy Hour...stop by the Vintage Venue to make your donation between 4:00-6:00. We will have snacks & drink specials, FREE Sonic Slushes and we will be providing $100 in prize money every 10 minutes to participating organizations (sponsored by Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel).
Check back soon for more information!!

Taco John's, 1215 N. 6th Street, Beatrice
Dine Out. Do Good. 
All Day
10% of all sales, all day, will be donated to Community Food Pantry & Emergency Services.

Thrivent Financial
Thrivent Choice Dollars
Many of the nonprofit organizations participating in Big Give Gage are Thrivent Choice Enrolled Organizations! 
Eligible Thrivent members can recommend where Thrivent distributes a portion of its charitable funding by directing Choice Dollars®. Members become eligible for Thrivent Choice based on insurance premiums, contract values and Thrivent volunteer leadership.
Thrivent Members can log on to direct Thrivent Choice dollars here.  

Tall Tree Tastings, 122 N 5th, Beatrice
"Sweet Endings"
The Official "Big Give Gage" afterparty! 
Join us for sips and sweets, with $1 of all drink sales being donated to the Big Give Gage, and a variety of goodies to satisfy your sweet tooth. 

October 14, 2019

Nonprofit Check Presentation
The Gage County Foundation Board of Directors will host a check presentation celebration all participating nonprofit organizations. Light Refreshments and Cash Bar.
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