Give Big Kern Upcoming Events



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ALL DAY March 5th

Temblor Brewing Co. – '661' Beer will be Temblor's featured "Philanthropint." $1 from every sale of a draft pint or a six-pack of canned 661 will be donated to Give Big Kern. Location: 3200 Buck Owens Blvd., B, in Bakersfield.







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April 1st - May 6th

Cornerstone Bakery Co. – Billy the Give Big Goat (Give Big Kern Mascot) Specialty Cupcakes: $1 per cupcake sold will be donated to Give Big Kern. Cupcakes are vanilla and orange flavored, and frosted in our bright logo colors. Location: 2100 19th Street, Suite D, in Bakersfield. Order by phone: 661.321.9922.




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April 1st – May 7th

Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza stores at Stine Road, Rosedale Highway, Coffee Road and North Chester Ave. (Oildale), will donate 10% from every online pizza order that is placed using the Online Code “GIVE,” to Give Big Kern. Click here to download a 2-Up flyer which you can print to help us publicize this event.



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April 7th

GiveBigKern.org Donation Portal opens and stays open till one day after Give Big Kern Day, that is, through May 8th!





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April 7th - 13th

National Volunteer Week – Give Big Kern season opens this year on the same day as the start of National Volunteer Week. Celebrate volunteering and continue to call attention to Give Big Kern. Signing up to volunteer with your favorite nonprofit is easy! Just use this link.




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April 23

Press Conference – 10:30 am to 11:15 am - Belvedere Room at The Padre Hotel 1702 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA





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April 30th

Countdown Mixer – 5:30 – 7 p.m. - Prairie Fire Patio at The Padre Hotel, 1702 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA. No-Host Bar. Ten percent of sales from Give Big Kern logo color drinks (Teal-Blue Hawaiian; Orange-Benton’s Old Fashioned) will be donated to Give Big Kern.




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Saturday, May 4th: 10am - 4pm

Nonprofit Meet & Greet Day at California Living Museum (CALM), 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway in Bakersfield. Come meet scores of nonprofits that are participating in Give Big Kern. Learn about the work they do and possibly even donate to them on the spot through Give Big Kern!


Saturday, May 4th: 10am - 4pm

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"Driven to Give" event by Jim Burke Lincoln, at CALM 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway in Bakersfield. Driven to Give is a Lincoln dealership event that will be raising money for the Give Big Kern effort. For every test drive starting from CALM that day, $20 will be donated to Give Big Kern nonprofits. The more customers drive, the more Jim Burke Lincoln will donate. Together, we can all Give B-i-i-i-g! Click here to download a 2-Up flyer which you can print to help us publicize this event.


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May 7th- All Day

Give Big Kern - Agencies raise money through their own Give Big Kern Efforts





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ALL DAY May 7th

Cornerstone Bakery Co. – $2 per Billy the Give Big Goat Specialty Cupcake sold will be donated on Giving Day! Cupcakes are vanilla and orange flavored, and frosted in our bright logo colors. Location: 2100 19th Street, Suite D, in Bakersfield. Order by phone: 661.321.9922.



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ALL DAY May 7th

Temblor Brewing Co. – '661' Beer will be Temblor's featured "Philanthropint." $1 from every sale of a draft pint or a six-pack of canned 661 will be donated to Give Big Kern. Location: 3200 Buck Owens Blvd., B, in Bakersfield.






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May 7th: 5am - 8am

Giving Day Kickoff – Liberty Bell, at the corner of Truxtun and Chester Avenues in Downtown Bakersfield. Gathering of participating agencies. Special greeting and Give Big Kern Day Proclamation from The Hon. Karen K. Goh, Mayor of the City of Bakersfield, before 6 a.m., when nonprofit representatives will "ring in" Give Big Kern Day to kick off local 6 a.m. news shows.




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May 7th - 9am

County Proclamation - Join Kern Community Foundation at the Kern County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 1115 Truxtun Avenue, 1st floor, in Downtown Bakersfield, to receive the County's Proclamation declaring Give Big Kern Day, May 7th, 2019, as Kern County's Official Day of Giving.






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May 7th: 10am – 4 pm

Mingle with the Nonprofits Downtown at the Idea Hive, 1910 19th Street in Bakersfield. Come and meet some hard-working nonprofits in the heart of Downtown Bakersfield. Learn about the work they do, ask questions, and possibly even make a pledge to volunteer with them, or donate to them right on the spot through Give Big Kern! Different nonprofits will be rotating throughout the day.


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May 7th - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Give Big Kern After Party Temblor Brewing Company, 3200 Buck Owens Blvd., B, Bakersfield, CA 93308