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2017 Awards

Nonprofits participating in Do More 24 Delaware compete for prizes. This competition is a fun and exciting way to get even more resources to our community nonprofits. This year we will award up to $20,000 in awards to participating nonprofits! The prizes are listed on this page.


Grand Prizes

The grand prize winners will be selected based on the most dollars raised during the 24 hour period for Do More 24 Delaware, as recorded by the online giving system.

For this prize only, the top two small organizations (revenues under $1 million, as reported in the organization’s most recent IRS Form 990, 990-EZ or 990-N) AND top two large organizations (revenues of $1 million or more) will receive the following grand prizes.

            Large Charity Partner                               Small Charity Partner
1st Place - $1,500                                        1st Place - $1,500
2nd Place - $ 500                                         2nd Place - $ 500


Most Unique Donors: $1,500

Top organization that receives the most individual donors (unique gifts) giving a gift of $24 or more during the 24 hour day of giving as recorded by the online giving system.


Daily Prizes

Organizations will be eligible for the following bonus prizes, which can be won with donations of $24 or more on June 1st:

  • Night Owl: $ 500 - 2 a.m. - 5 a.m.
  • Coffee Break: $ 500 - 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Lunch Break: $ 500 - 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. (3 possible winners)
  • Afternoon Sprint: $ 500 - 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon Delight: $ 500 - 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunset Special: $ 500 - 7 p.m. - 8 pm
  • Primetime Prize: $ 500 - 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Midnight Madness: $ 500 - 11 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
  • Facebook "Selfies for Good" Prize: $ 500 - 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Awarded to the organization that receives the most Facebook “selfies for good” during this time. This will be measured by the number of original images posted to Facebook during this time. In the post, an individual or group must: 1) Display a Do More 24  Delaware sign, 2) tag the organization they support (example: @unitedwayofdelaware) and 3) use the hashtag #DoMore24DE. Each original image must contain a different person in order to be counted in your organization's total number of selfies.


Special Categories

Largest Donation: $1,000

Awarded to the organization that receives the largest single donation during the 24 hour period between midnight and 11:59 p.m. on June 1st, as recorded by the online giving system.

Over the Top: $1,000

Awarded to the organization that receives the donation that pushes total donations over $500K dollars, as recorded by the online giving system.


Charity Partner Video Contest - Best Do More 24 Delaware Video

Your challenge is to dream up a story and make a video (up to 5 minutes in length) highlighting the reasons why everyone should donate to this year’s Do More 24 Delaware campaign on June 1st and how their donations will make a difference. You will develop a video and post it to the United Way of Delaware Facebook page. (Official Rules and Guidelines)

Your video must include:

- The name of the event - Do More 24 Delaware™
- The date – June 1, 2017
- The “Powered by United Way of Delaware” message
- The URL – domore24delaware.com
- The Hashtag - #domore24de


Charity Partner Best Video: $1,000

(A participating organization that submits a DM24DE video in compliance with rules and guidelines), as determine by an independent committee as the winner.


Getting U to 2 Prizes

The Getting U to 2 prize winners will be selected based on the eligibility of each organization raising a minimum of $2000.00 during the 24 hour period for Do More 24 Delaware, as recorded by the online giving system.(Note: Not to include prizes won day-of.)

For this prize only, all eligible organizations will be placed in two drawings.  A winner will be drawn from the small organizations (revenues under $1 million, as reported in the organization’s most recent IRS Form 990, 990-EZ or 990-N) ANDa winner will be drawn from a large organizations (revenues of $1 million or more) will receive the following grand prizes.

                                      Large Charity Partner                   Small Charity Partner
                                                $2,000                                                $2,000


Getting Ur Message Out

The Getting Ur Message Out prize winner will be selected based on the eligibility of each organization raising a minimum of $2000.00 during the 24 hour period for Do More 24 Delaware, as recorded by the online giving system.

The winner will be selected based on the most dollars raised during the 24 hour period for Do More 24 Delaware, as recorded by the online giving system. One prize only and both Large and Small Charites are eligible. The prize is donated by WJBR, a media  partner of Do More 24 Delaware.

Getting Ur Message Out Prize Includes:

-An Interview on the Morning Show with John and Charlie

-Advertising Schedule valued at $ 5,000

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