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Start Giving Local

We are a GuideStar Platinum community nonprofit mission driven to make wellness inclusive.

We take action with urgency to design innovative programs that inclusively  improve the physical, mental, and financial health of community members in order to bridge the equity gap in health outcomes. 

We work at the local level to help solve for the big global problems that impact our collective future.

Please support our efforts to make a measurable difference in the lives of others.

Click Here to Learn More About Our Response to COVID-19



Start Giving Local is an IRS registered, GuideStar Platinum 501(c)3 organization. 

Our mission: To support the greater social good by promoting community wellness with strategic programming designed to improve physical, mental, and financial health while fostering equity, inclusion, and innovation.

Our values:  

Community: We bring people with shared interests and common goals together to amplify achievement, magnify positive impact and improve health outcomes.

Wellness: We understand that physical, mental and financial health are a critical foundation for societal well-being. 

Equity & Inclusion: We sincerely believe that in community every person should be valued and given an equal chance to thrive.  

Urgency: We are committed to developing innovative high impact programs that quickly help the people who need support the most. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Community Challenge: Impact Innovation-Health
    Mar 16, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT
    Online Event
    What if we could gamify community impact? What innovative & inspiring ideas could our community members design & adopt?
  • Career Development: Understanding the Job Market
    Mar 11, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST
    Google Meet
    Career Development is a free online career strategy series for anyone in the job search process.
  • Miles for Meaning 2021 Challenge
    Mar 01, 2021, 12:01 AM – Mar 31, 2021, 11:59 PM
    Kilter App
    Join our charity team for a free 31 day wellness challenge! RSVP here for challenge updates. Join our Facebook community for motivational speakers, team challenges & a chance to win free gear. Track your miles on the Kilter app! Join the Miles for Meaning challenge on team Start Giving Local.
  • Community Love Day Challenge: Philly
    June 6th, 2021
    June 6th, 2021
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    After too many weeks of quarantine this is your chance to get outside, connect & show your community a little love.

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."

Coretta Scott King

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Helping Now. Innovating for the Future.

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Community Impact Initiative

At Start Giving Local, we are dedicated to improving community wellness. Our inclusive training & development programs help reduce economic stratification, foster career development, support local business, encourage entrepreneurship, & increase opportunity for underrepresented community members. Ask us how you can get involved as a volunteer or participate in an upcoming workshop or program.

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Charity Athlete Initiative

With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find fun ways to connect community, increase wellness & make a positive impact. Our Volunteer athlete initiative is a great example of our inclusive programming. Empowering individuals to participate in endurance events, fundraise for charity causes & support local businesses meets our win win win excellence goal. Contact us to learn more about joining our team.

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Social Impact Initiative

With this initiative, our goal is focused on solving the big problems that will impact communities of the future. We bring together community members with diverse talents & skills to think about & respond to the big global obstacles that we collectively face: hunger, disease, environmentalism & many others. We believe that with access to the right resources, opportunity & technology people can make a difference. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.