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Celebrate Local Nonprofits During Missoula Gives!MG+MCF_Horizontal-by
The name has changed but the idea is the same. On May 4th and 5th from 6pm-6pm, the community will come together to give back to the nonprofits that help make Missoula a wonderful place to live. Formerly Give Local Missoula, Missoula Gives is a powerful and growing 24-hour, online and in-person giving event organized by the Missoula Community Foundation (MissoulaCF) to grow philanthropy in the Missoula area by connecting donors to the nonprofits that make our town so special.
We are excited to announce our Donor Lounges, where you can donate via cash, check or online at missoulagives.org and enjoy free fun incentives:

5/4-Thursday, 5-7pm: Kickoff Party at Plonk: Free drink token and enter to win a magnum of wine.
5/5-Friday, 8am-5pm: Florence Building Lobby Event HQ: Chair massage, treats from Posh Chocolat, Kitties from Friends of the Shelter, free pizza, snacks and a special beverage from Red Bird Wine Bar!
5/5-Friday, 11:30am-12:30pm: Yoga and Mimosas at Brooks & Browns: Enjoy a yoga class and finish with a complimentary mimosa! $10 all-you-can-eat salad bar.
5/5-Friday, 10am-2pm: Good Food Store Donor Lounge: Enjoy free snacks and enter to win a gift basket!
5/5-Friday, 5-7pm: Finale Celebration at MFCU Southside: Free, family-friendly BBQ with beverages courtesy of Imagine Nation Brewing, Western Cider, and Draught Works Brewery, music, lawn games, and even a Newfoundland dog who pulls kids in a wagon! Come celebrate our community’s success– we hope to raise $300,000 for the more than 150 participating nonprofits.

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