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Times Union Announces Winner Of "The Big $100,000 Giveaway"



On November 16, the Times Union published our special section on philanthropy, Capital Region Gives. As part of a contest, 10 local nonprofits had the opportunity to share $100,000 in granted advertising space in the Times Union.

This year, 29 nonprofits were eligible to win a share of the $100,000 grant. Voting to determine which  nonprofit will win one of the grants started on timesunion.com on November 16.

With over 24,000 votes cast, the 10 nonprofits with the most number of votes are:

Capital District YMCA, Colonie Senior Services, Epilepsy NENY, Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless, JDRF NENY, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, St. Peters Hospital ALS Center, South End Children's Cafe, Trinity Alliance and Whiskers Animal Benevolent League.

Capital Region Gives. The Big $100,000 Giveaway will return in 2018.

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