Giving First

Giving First

Your local nonprofits put the community first all year. Put them first this Giving Season!

This year, First Stage is partnering with local nonprofit organizations to launch the first ever #GivingFirstDay. Traditionally, one of the most popular days of giving, Giving Tuesday, falls the Tuesday after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber-Monday. Consider flipping the script this year – give first!

This holiday season, we invite you to give before you buy on November 23, 2021. Help us reach our goal of $5,000 this Giving First Day! Each gift made on this day will be matched dollar for dollar up to $5,000 thanks to a generous gift provided by the Anthony Petullo Foundation. Make your donation now through November 23.

Learn more about the Giving First Day collaboration and participating organizations.

Your Impact

Consider the impact you are making with a gift to First Stage:


Your collective gift of $5,000 will:

  • Enable 15 families with limited financial resources to experience First Stage Theater Productions.
  • Support 10 students with need-based scholarships to attend the Theater Academy.
  • Underwrite 4 classrooms from underserved neighborhood schools to experience First Stage Theater in Education workshops.

About First Stage

First Stage touches hearts, engages minds, and transforms lives by creating extraordinary theater experiences for young people and families through: Professional Theater Productions that inspire, enlighten, and entertain; unparalleled Theater Academy training that fosters life skills through stage skills; and dynamic Theater in Education programs that promote active learning in our schools and community

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