Annual festival donates a portion of proceeds to local nonprofit community
GREENVILLE, SC – April 23, 2012 – St. Francis Fall for Greenville, A Taste of Our Town, is currently accepting applications from local nonprofit organizations for its upcoming festival weekend scheduled for October 12-14 in downtown Greenville.
Each year the festival donates a portion of its proceeds to local nonprofit organizations that help provide the almost 1,800 volunteers needed to support the festival each year. In 2011, the festival donated $35,000 to seven nonprofits from the local community.Throughout the course of the three-day event, volunteers will be placed in key positions throughout the festival site, including cashiers/wristband sellers, beer and wine servers, Pepsi servers, booth captains, festival concierge and event runners. Positions are also available with the St. Francis Fall for Greenville finance area.
Interested applicants must be a registered local 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization. Applications can be downloaded at www.fallforgreenville.net/charities.html, and the deadline to apply is May 18 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Elane Fleming at [email protected] or 467-2726.
About St. Francis Fall for Greenville
St. Francis Fall for Greenville is one of the largest street festivals in South Carolina, attracting between 150,000 – 200,000 people from across the Upstate and beyond. Recognized as named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society, the three-day festival features over 40 of Greenville’s finest restaurants. In addition to providing a taste of Greenville, St. Francis Fall for Greenville provides an array of ancillary events including musical entertainment on six stages, children’s rides, culinary demonstrations, wine tasting, a beer garden and restaurant competitions. For more information about St. Francis Fall for Greenville, visit www.fallforgreenville.net or become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/fallforgreenville.