Children's Museum Tucson one of the nonprofits for AZ Gives Day - Tucson News Now

Children's Museum Tucson one of the nonprofits for AZ Gives Day

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Today is Arizona Gives Day, it is 24-hour online fundraising campaign - aimed to help the nonprofits that give back to the community.

Children's Museum Tucson is one of the more than 150 nonprofits in Southern Arizona that are participating in the online fundraiser. 

Money raised today for the Children's Museum Tucson will be going to a new exhibit called 'Build It!'  It will include wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, etc., and gives children the chance to discover, create and connect through experimental building. Exposing them to engineering without them even knowing it.

The goal for Children's Museum Tucson is to raise $5,000 for the exhibit and museum. 

This museum is not the only nonprofit in Pima County needing help, there are more than 150 to choose from and they are listed on the www.azgives.org site.  The goal for AZ Gives organizers is to raise $1 million for all Arizona nonprofits.

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