Tonight’s 5 p.m. Start: Double your Donation up to $9,665 for’s NHGives

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CONCORD, N.H.  NHGives — New Hampshire’s largest online fundraising event for nonprofits — starts at 5 p.m. tonight June 7 and ends tomorrow June 8 at 5 p.m. with an unprecedented opportunity to donate to hundreds of nonprofit organizations doing great work in New Hampshire. is one of them and we are counting on you to help us continue seven years of reporting unbiased ethical news  without fear or favor. is also one of many sponsors.

Your donations up to $9,665 for will be doubled because of the folks who have agreed to provide matching donations. We thank you all very much.

We hope you will donate to, published by the New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism and some of the other wonderful nonprofit organizations in the state starting at 5 p.m. tonight June 7 to 5 p.m. June 8. Our link is here. DONATE

There are all sorts of incentives to take advantage of.

A $240,000 bonus pool made possible by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and its donors, will stretch every dollar donated during NH Gives. The bonus pool is awarded to all participating nonprofits based on the percentage of the overall NH Gives total they raise. For example: If a nonprofit raises 2 percent of our grand total, they will receive 2 percent of the bonus pool…if they raise 5 percent of the grand total, they get 5 percent of the bonus pool. Essentially, the bonus pool ensures that donations go a little bit further during NH Gives. In addition, donors have offered more than $650,000 to match donations to specific nonprofits.

Two live stream periods on and Facebook will feature participating nonprofits, New Hampshire notables and prize announcements.

 Greg Kretschmar, the host of Greg & the Morning Buzz on 100.3 WHEB, Rock 101-FM, The Hawk 104.9, Q-106, and Frank-FM 107.1, and Scott Spradling, an Emmy Award-winning former reporter, anchor, and political director for WMUR-TV, will host the live stream from 4:45 p.m. to 9:00 pm on June 7 and from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on June 8 from the NH PBS studios in Durham, NH. The live stream is made possible through the generous support of NH PBS and the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications at Franklin Pierce University.

New Hampshire PBS is proud to once again host the NH Gives LIVE stream from its new studio. “We’re honored to highlight the critical role nonprofits play in the Granite State. Now more than ever, we encourage everyone to support these vitally important organizations,” says Peter Frid, NHPBS president and CEO.

The New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits is leading efforts behind NH Gives with support from the program’s lead sponsor, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. Additional sponsors include Comcast NBCUniversal, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Chase Bank, Fidium, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Eversource, People’s United Bank, RiverWoods, Century 21 Circa 72, Merrimack County Savings Bank, Loft Light Media, Beth Saunders Associates, and Harvest Development Group, as well as media sponsors Circle Signworx, the Union Leader, NH Business Review, WMUR, the Keene Sentinel, the Spradling Group, Montagne Powers, Grappone Automotive,, Spectrum Marketing, the Granite State News Collaborative and the NH Fisher Cats. Additional support was provided by Brown & Company Design, NH Strategic Marketing and Heartwood Media.

“NH Gives is a powerful way for Granite Staters to come together to show our support for the nonprofits that are there for us when we need them the most,” said Kathleen Reardon, CEO of the NH Center for Nonprofits. “Every donation can make a difference.”

“As we continue to navigate challenging times in our communities, nonprofits will be there for us every step of the way,” said Richard Ober, president and CEO of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. “Together, we can do something big for the organizations that improve the quality of life for everyone who calls New Hampshire home. Let’s show New Hampshire’s nonprofits what’s possible when we come together and give.”

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