The Giving Challenge


The Giving Challenge is an exhilarating 24-hour giving event happening from Noon to Noon on April 9th and 10th. It links nearly 700 nonprofit organizations with donors and community members, fostering relationships, backing various causes, and fostering lasting impact across Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and DeSoto counties. Lightshare is thrilled to be part of the 2024 Giving Challenge and we appreciate your support. 

Step 1

Follow & Like Lightshare on Social

Follow and Like Lightshare on social media. When you follow and engage with our posts, it helps us to increase our visibility within the community. Stay tuned for Giving Challenge updates!

Step 2

Share this on Facebook!

Repost Lightshare’s most recent giving challenge post on your personal Facebook and share the good news with friends and family. We’ve made it easy for you – click here to go directly to our Save the Date post.

Step 3

Give on 4.9 & 4.10

In 2023, you helped over 7000 unique individuals receive quality care and treatment. Help Lightshare exceed our goals in 2024 and continue to further the impact that we have across our community and beyond. 

Giving Challenge


Why donate to the Giving Challenge?

The Patterson Foundation will provide a 1:1 match for all unique donations, up to $100 per donor, per organization, made online with a credit or debit card. The matching opportunity helps organizations stretch their donations and provide more support for those in need.

How do I donate?

Simply visit www.GivingChallenge.org on your mobile device during the 24 hours of the Giving Challenge.

Who can donate?

Anyone with a credit card or debit card and access to the internet may donate. Donations through the Giving Challenge online portal to charitable nonprofit organizations are 100% tax-deductible. The charge description on your credit card will be "GIVINGCHALLENGE2024."

Is there a minimum donation?

Donations of $25 or more are accepted on www.GivingChallenge.org and are 100% tax-deductible.

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