BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–Catholic Charities says the annual 24-hour match challenge day of giving, HOPE Day, will be on Friday, May 22 in Western New York.
Officials tell us the first $58,750 raised will be matched dollar-for-dollar, with gifts from anonymous donors, in the effort to reach the annual Appeal goal of $10 million.
Since January, Appeal 2020, which helps fund Catholic Charities’ programs and services across WNY, raised $6,574,934 or 65% of the goal.
Catholic Charities says HOPE Days have brought in more than $920,000 for the annual Appeal in the last two years.
HOPE Day donations can be made here.
The Appeal 2020 runs through June 30.