The Panhandle Gives 2020

                          Talking Points




November 23 – December 1

Begins the Monday before Thanksgiving and ends on Giving Tuesday


WHAT: 2020 goal is to raise $2,000,000!!!


WHO: 153 Participating Nonprofits from 19 counties and 23 communities in the Texas Panhandle

WHY:  If you give during The Panhandle Gives, your favorite organization will receive MORE

due to the Amplification Fund. Amarillo Area Foundation has established the “Amplification Fund” comprised of money given from foundations, corporate sponsors, and individual donors. This fund serves as a percentage match for any organization raising at least $250 during the campaign. At the end of the campaign, the total amount raised will be broken down by percentage per organization. Each organization will receive 100% of what was designated to them PLUS their percentage of the Amplification Fund.

WHERE TO GIVE:  online at


drop off your donation at any of our sponsoring banks:

* Happy State Bank * FirstBank Southwest * Amarillo National Bank

 Additional Info:

*Make checks payable to The Panhandle Gives. Include Your Favorite Nonprofit you want your money to benefit in the MEMO section of your check and on the deposit slip*

**To keep our communities safer while also increasing the dollar amount of contributions raised, Amarillo Area Foundation is paying all

credit card fee for online donations**


We encourage you to give back to our communities again this year through

The Panhandle Gives 2020!





***Cause areas covered by the participating organizations***

Animal Welfare * Environment  * Arts & Culture

Economic Development * Community Advocacy * Education 

Health & Wellness * Social Justice * Youth Development


What is Giving Tuesday?

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past eight years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.