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The second annual “I Heart OC Giving Day,” presented by the Orange County Community Foundation, will run from 6 a.m. April 27 through noon, April 28. The goal of the countywide 30-hour online giving marathon is to inspire residents and businesses to show their love for local nonprofits by donating to their favorite charities or causes via

OCCF challenged Orange County residents to “give where their heart lives” during the inaugural giving day last year, raising more than $1.8 million through 6,000 gifts to 347 participating nonprofits. OCCF aims to exceed those results this year, with 415 nonprofits participating.

Participating Nonprofits in San Juan Capistrano Include:

Assistance League of Capistrano Valley
Bondi Ministries
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley
Breakthrough San Juan Capistrano
Family Assistance Ministries
Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens
J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center
Mission San Juan Capistrano Foundation
Mustard Seed Ranch
The Ecology Center

Contributions made will be leveraged by $500,000 in bonus awards and prizes. A live leader board on will show a running tally of funds raised throughout the event so donors can keep tabs on their favorite organizations.

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