Art Van Charity Challenge

Visit our fundraising page to help us raise funds for the Southeast Area Farmers’ Market!

Help OKT win $50,000 by donating to its CrowdRise campaign

OKT has joined the Art Van Charity Challenge 2018, a fundraising competition on CrowdRise, the largest crowdfunding platform for good. The Art Van Charity Challenge 2018 focuses on organizations committed to women, children and human services in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and St. Louis.  Participating organizations will compete for $305,000 in prize money. We’ve joined the challenge on CrowdRise in hopes of raising money to help fund the Southeast Area Farmers’ Market .

Taking place 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturdays at MLK Jr. Park, 900 Fuller Ave. SE July 7 through November 10, the Southeast Area Farmers’ Market provides a wide variety of local produce, cottage kitchen foods, personal care items, crafts and ready-to-eat foods. Our vendors are primarily women of color, home growers and residents of OKT’s targeted neighborhoods. In addition to providing access to healthy food, the market hosts meal preparation activities, workshops and guests from community organizations.

We welcome Bridge Card, SNAP, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC and many other assistance and coupon programs.
The Art Van Charity Challenge 2018 launched on CrowdRise on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 12pm ET and runs through Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 1:59:59pm ET. The top 5 Tier 2 teams that raise the most during the Challenge will win…

1st Place receives $50,000
2nd Place receives $25,000
3rd place receives $10,000
​4th place receives $10,000
5th place receives $10,000

CrowdRise Challenges are innovative fundraising competitions for charitable organizations designed to build capacity, create massive engagement and leverage, and use the power of the crowd to provide new meaningful funding streams for organizations in every sector.

To help OKT win Art Van Charity Challenge 2018 click here.

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