A heads-up to the supporters of Southwest Word Fiesta: Give Grandly is on May 8, 2021. This is an amazing fundraising day, organized by and for local non-profits. Any amount we raise up to $400 will be matched. This is one of the main sources of funds which allow us to keep all of our programming free.
Besides holding the festival in odd-numbered years, Southwest Word Fiesta runs open mics, writers’ workshops, readings and book launches, the Poet Laureate program, and school visits by authors to encourage the next generation of readers and writers.
We need your help. Please donate if you can. Go to https://www.givegrandly.org/, click on “donate to organizations” and find our logo. There will also be in-person donations accepted at the Silver City Farmers Market and Makers Market on Saturday May 8. The Give Grandly website is already open for donations.
Donors are automatically placed into a raffle for gift baskets. The raffle is hourly on May 8, so the earlier you donate, the more chance you have of winning!
Finally, watch and listen to our Give Grandly campaign song written by award-winning composer, musician and author Kat Sherrell! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMk7OOL56uM