Pop Up Giving

WHAT IS IT?

Give

Your entire $20 donation will be pooled to create a pot.

Eat Drink & Be Merry

Enjoy tasty bites, have a drink on us and be social.

Learn & Listen

Hear pitches from three local nonprofits.

Vote

You decide who gets the pot.

Celebrate

Feel great about the impact you made in just 60 minutes.

HOW DO I…

Attend?

Pop Up Giving (PUG) events are happening quarterly at cool places around Kalamazoo.

Next PUG Event

Date: March 2017
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Cost: $20
Theme: Income
Location: TBA!

Nominate a Nonprofit?

Each PUG event focuses on a United Way impact area: Education, Income, Health or Basic Needs. Themes will be announced and nominations will be solicited on the United Way Facebook page before each event.

Host a PUG Event?

We can take the show on the road and bring a customized Pop Up Giving event to you! To share the PUG experience with your colleagues or friends, send us an email and we can get started.

Become a Sponsor?

Your company or foundation can maximize the impact of Pop Up Giving AND increase visibility for your organization. Sponsorships ensure quality programming, provide experience enhancements, and generate matching dollars. Contact us for more information about the various sponsorship packages available.

See More Photos?

Follow our United Way BCKR Facebook page to see PUG announcements, updates and results. Click the dates below to check out photo albums from each event

  • June 6, 2017: 4Dad, Family and Children Services, YWCA Kalamazoo
  • Sept. 12, 2017: Educating for Freedom in Schools, SLD Read, The Haven
  • October 26, 2017: Charitable Union, First Congregational Church, Women’s Co-Op
  • December 5, 2017: First Day Shoe Fund, Food Bank of South Central Michigan, Kalamazoo Drop-In Child Care Center