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Tough Turtle Obstacle Race Benefits Ithaca Children’s Garden

Key Points

  • April 21 was the 6th annual Tough Turtle 5k obstacle course race
  • The race raised about $40,000 for the Ithaca Children’s Garden
  • The money will go towards maintaining the garden and educational programs

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VIC Radio Hosts Annual “Marathon” Telethon for Local Nonprofit

Key Points

  • VIC Radio, Ithaca College’s online radio station, hosted its annual 50-Hour Marathon telethon
  • This year’s telethon benefited Cinemapolis, Ithaca’s nonprofit, independent movie theater
  • The event raised over $2,800, which will go towards renovations at the theater

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The Importance of Nonprofits Engaging With Students

Like any other organization, in order to ensure continued growth in the future, nonprofits need to make sure that they are engaging with the young people in their communities. One of the best ways to do this, in my opinion, is through having affiliate clubs at local schools and universities.  Continue reading