Atkinson Community Foundation Fund (ACFF) will be donating $100 to five non-profit organizations in the Atkinson area during the 79th Atkinson Hay Days celebration.

A dozen white buckets with the foundation's logo will be placed at local banks and businesses throughout town. Drop your name and number in the bucket for a chance to win. Five names will be drawn during the Hay Days Community barbecue at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8 at the city park. 

"You will be contacted by an ACFF member to select your non-profit. Our foundation focuses not only on giving back, but also paying it forward," said Erin Jelinek, ACFF fund advisory committee member. "All you have to do is enter your name and number and we will do the rest."

About Atkinson Community Foundation Fund

Atkinson Community Foundation Fund is dedicated to the improvement and long-term viability of the Atkinson community. A volunteer Fund Advisory Committee works actively to increase charitable giving and award grants to local worthy causes and projects that are addressing emerging needs and future opportunities. Established in 2002, Atkinson Community Foundation Fund is an affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation.

ACCF fund advisory committee members are Lisa Bilstein, Jim Brennan, Nicky Cadwallader, Megan Gotschall, Erin Jelinek, Shannon Olberding and Amanda Sindelar.

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