What were you doing on the first Thursday after Thanksgiving last year? At a house in North Raleigh, a group of friends was enjoying a cozy holiday cocktail party for a cause, ushering in the season while sipping, nibbling, mixing, mingling and anointing the first annual Raleigh Giving Party! By the end of the evening, we were blown away by our friends’ generosity in raising $9,715 to benefit four local charities.
Our 2012 holiday wish is to do it again, and we hope you can join us as we throw a jolly holiday kick-off party to benefit local non-profits! What good can you do on the first Thursday after Thanksgiving? Come to the second annual Raleigh Giving Party and help us Give Until it Feels Good!
This year, hostesses Natalie Best, Melissa Colantuoni, Jennifer Venable and Christina Woelffer are excited to announce the 2012 local non-profits: