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225Gives Explained: Why You Should Contribute

Updated: Apr 20

225Gives, presented by Capital Area United Way (CAUW), is a 24-hour online giving day. It helps generate philanthropic giving for area nonprofits. This powerful online fundraising initiative unites the Capital Region in support of our nonprofit community.


"The Walls Project is essential to making sure that young people are prepared and feel confident to fulfill their possibilities. The Walls Project works tirelessly to make sure the young people of Baton Rouge are cared for and their commitment and heart will help our community continue to grow.” Tayanna Teel, Capital One Grant Manager, Community Impact, and Investment

Although this is billed as a day of giving, you can begin making donations on Thursday, April 20, 2023. So don't wait! We need your help today!



Message from Casey Phillips, Executive Director/Co-Founder of The Walls Project

As we gear up for the 225Gives online giving campaign, I'm excited to share our progress and achievements with you. Through our programs, events, and alliances, we've been able to break down barriers, empower individuals, and create lasting change that benefits everyone. From our community gardens to our entrepreneurship programs to our community building initiatives, we're making a real difference in the lives of those impacted by poverty.

This year, we're inviting our valued supporters and volunteers to join us in the 225Gives campaign, a 24-hour online giving day that helps generate philanthropic giving for area nonprofits. It's a powerful way to unite our community in support of our mission, and we're excited to see the impact that we can make together.

To learn more about each aspect of The Walls Project and the impact that your donation can have, please click through the programs in this newsletter. Whether you're interested in our community gardens, entrepreneurship programs, or community building initiatives, there is something for everyone.

Thank you for your ongoing support of The Walls Project, and for believing in our mission to create safe, healthy, and prosperous environments for all community members. Together, we can make a real difference and continue to break down the societal walls that prevent people from living their best lives.


CLICK HERE to view the full strategic plan.




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