Join Us In-Person!

Wednesday, May 1st

4 p.m.- 8 p.m. Ability Montana Kickoff Party at Blackfoot River Brewing

Join to buy raffle tickets and show your support for Ability Montana, and countdown the beginning of Greater Helena Gives at 8 p.m.! 

7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Animal Shelter & Care of Jefferson County Kickoff Party at Jackson Creek Bar and Grill

There will be food and drink specials and 50/50 prizes, come support Animal Shelter and Care of Jefferson County! 

8 pm: Online Kickoff--GIVING GOES LIVE!

Thursday, May 2nd 

7 am: Hometown Helena, Helena College

Join GHG Leaders and Participants for this weekly gathering of Helena's leaders. Several nonprofits will share their giving day stories. 

All Day: West Mont Fundraiser at Panda Express

Eat at Panda Express and show the poster posted on West Mont's Facebook ( to have 20% of your purchase go towards their Client Activity Fund! 

DONOR LOUNGE 8:30 am - 10:30 a.m. Scenic Brew Coffee, 3091 N Sanders St

Join local nonprofits to make your Greater Helena Gives donations and grab a Lemon Frappe in honor of Greater Helena Gives! You can pick up an "I Gave" Sticker! Representatives from Lewis and Clark Literacy Council, Grandstreet Theatre, Wild Montana, and Cohesion Dance

10 am - 6p.m. Helena Area Friends of Pets Donor Lounge at Dee-O-Gee

Helena Area Friends of Pets will be accepting donations at Dee-O-Gee on 2030 Cromwell Dixon Ln, each dollar donated also buys a chance to win a raffle prize! 

DONOR LOUNGE 11 am to 2 pm: Donor Lounge at Opportunity Bank, 1400 Prospect

Join Opportunity Bank and HACF Staff members. Make donations, win prizes, enjoy the results of the 2024 Coloring Contest. 

11 am on: Big Dipper, 58 N Last Chance Gulch

Big Dipper is featuring a lemonade sorbet for Greater Helena Gives! Get your ice cream fix and donate to your favorite nonprofits. 

12:30 pm Cottonwood's Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour through Cottonwood's Collaborative Learning Communities and see how it can connect middle schoolers to communities across the globe! Email to RSVP

4:30 pm- 5:30 pm Cottonwood Rummage sale Pre-Sale

Stop by Cottonwood's annual Spring Rummage sale and get first dibs during Greater Helena Gives!  Support them in this pay-what-you-want prices rummage sale! 

5 pm- 7 pm free balloons from Sauter Balloons at Big Dipper!

Stop by and grab some GHG themed ice cream and a free balloon while supporting our nonprofits! Neil will be joined by Cohesion Dance (with ribbon wands!) and Wild Montana. 


DONOR LOUNGE AND CELEBRATION 5 pm to 8 pm CLOSING PARTY! Blackfoot River Brewing Company, 

Join HACF, Nonprofit Organizations, Sponsors, and the local fellows who are just here for the Beer at Blackfoot River Brewing Company, and watch the final counts come in as we pick the final Power Hour prize winners, sponsored by Opportunity Bank! 

6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Artist Amplified: Special Event at Mt Ascension Brewing Co (317 Cruse Ave) for the Archie Bray Foundation 

Join the Archie Bray at Mt Ascension Brewing Co for a very special Artist Amplified event in conjunction with this years Greater Helena Gives campaign! Hear from our three first year resident artists, Sarah Alsaied, Austin Coudriet, and Laura Dirksen as they share and discuss what they’ve been working on in their studios, their aspirations, and what adventures they took getting here. Grab a beer, support the arts, help celebrate and raise awareness for nonprofits like ours to make our Helena community as special as it is!

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