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Kern Community Foundation gives final Give Big Kern donation totals

It was Give Big Kern's most successful year, with 137 local nonprofits receiving a donation.
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Posted at 9:09 AM, May 05, 2023

KERN COUNTY, Calif. (KERO) — The community really did "give big" during the Give Big Kern event on Tues, May 2.

The Kern Community Foundation claims that this year's event raised a record-breaking $953,393 for local non-profit organizations. It was also the event's most successful year, with 137 local nonprofits receiving a donation.

The funds raised during Give Big Kern will go directly into the operational budgets of those organizations.