Matthews nonprofit finds way to raise money after event was canceled

Matthews nonprofit finds way to raise money after event was canceled

MATTHEWS, N.C. — There are about 2,000 nonprofit organizations in North Carolina that are struggling to keep up and help families during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 has forced many organizations to cancel fundraising events.

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C.O.S. Kids in Matthews hosts its annual Backyard Blues fundraiser for single parents, but it had to cancel this year’s event.

In the video at the top of this webpage, organizers at the nonprofit daycare tell Channel 9 how they are getting creative to raise money.

Local nonprofit works with private sector to give families a home during COVID-19