Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley Promotes a Day of Giving on Tuesday October 27th

Molly Watson of the Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley was in the KEOS studios to tell us about the work they do for the benefit of non-profit organizations in the Brazos Valley and the Brazos Valley Gives day of giving event on Tuesday October 27th.
Since 2003 the Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley has been a partner for philanthropic giving in the 7-county region of the Brazos Valley.  As a non-profit organization serving other non-profit organizations through their services to set up and manage permanent and quasi-endowment funding sources they assist individuals or companies that wish to leave a legacy of giving   Focusing on sustainable and permanent sources of funding they assist in the distribution of income from 85 funds to non-profit organizations on behalf donors who established the funds.  Over the past 16 years they have distributed more than $1,300,000 to Brazos Valley nonprofit organizations, scholarships and community grants.
Through the 2nd annual Brazos Valley Gives day of giving event on Tuesday, October 27th 136 local non-profit organizations in Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Madison, Roberson and Washington counties are asking for support through on-line and in-person giving.  During the 18 hour virtual on-line event event that starts at 5:00 A.M. and ends at 11:00 P.M. participating organizations will receive donations online at  In person drop-off locations include The Bryan-College Station Eagle at 1729 Briarcrest Drive in Bryan from 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. and the Washington County Chamber of Commerce at 314 South Austin in Brenham from 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M on Tuesday October 27th.  Early on-line giving is going on now through the day of the event.
To donate now or on Tuesday October 27th visit
For more information about the event or if you are a local citizen or business that is interested in sponsoring an incentive prize or matching fund please call Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley President Patricia Gerling at (979) 589-4305 or send an e-mail to
To learn more about the Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley visit, call  (979) 589-4305 or e-mail