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Split This Rock Joins Calls for Local Community to “Start Your Activism @ Home” #DoMore24

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Sarah Browning, Executive Director
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Split This Rock Joins Calls for Local Community to “Start Your Activism @ Home” #DoMore24

600+ Nonprofits Will Come Together on June 8 to Raise Nearly $2 Million to Support D.C, Maryland and Virginia Residents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Split This Rock will join over 600 nonprofits throughout the area on June 8 for a community-wide event #DoMore24 hosted by United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA). 
Do More 24’s “Start Your Activism @ Home”, the region’s largest online giving day, will take place during the 24-hour period occurring on June 8th from 12 midnight to 11:59PM and is expected to raise nearly $2 million.  To mark the day, United Way NCA will be hosting a community-wide block party bringing together local groups and community organizations – from step teams to marching bands and pet adoptions – from around the region with an urgent appeal to support services for vulnerable populations.

Do More 24’s “Start Your Activism @ Home” block party will be held at the PEPCO Edison Gallery, 702 8th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. on Thursday, June 8th from 7:00 am until 3:00 pm.  This event will feature Split This Rock Youth Poets from 10-11 am!

Help Split This Rock raise the platform for poets & poetry calling for justice & peace!
Give to Split This Rock TODAY with #DoMore24

About Split This Rock: Founded in 2008, Split This Rock calls poets to the center of public life and cultivates, teaches, and celebrates poetry that bears witness to injustice and provokes personal and social change. Core programs are a biennial national poetry festival, city-wide youth programming, contests, readings, workshops, campaigns for social change, and an online index of social justice poems. More information:

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