Vote by 11/3: Help Pongo Win $40,000 in Funding!

Vote by 11/3: Help Pongo Win $40,000 in Funding!

BECU’s People Helping People Awards is a member driven grant competition, and we’re proud to announce that Pongo is a finalist this year! As a result, Pongo is in the running to win a $40,000 grant award. And the best part? You can help us win.

Through November 3rd, BECU is holding a vote for which nonprofit finalist should win. Everyone is eligible to vote (even non-BECU customers) and voting takes less than two minutes – we would be honored to have your support. Simply visit this link to the voting page by November 3rd at 5pm PST, and select “Pongo Poetry Project.”

From serving more youth through our therapeutic poetry mentorship programming, to equipping program leaders nationwide with our trauma-informed methodology, Pongo has exciting and impactful plans in store for the next few years. Winning this grant would fuel our ability to support more vulnerable youth through the healing power of poetry.

Beyond voting, spreading the word about this grant opportunity among your networks will be a huge help as well. You can forward this email to friends or download these materials to spread the word via social media.

The power of the Pongo community has been instrumental to our growth, development, and impact over the past 28 years. And we know the strength of this community can help us win this competition – join us!



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