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TCR's 2020 Day of Giving

Make a "dramatic" difference and have fun doing it! Our third-annual Day of Giving Birthday Bash will be June11, 2020. Help us celebrate another great season by making a donation, posting a tribute with the hashtag #CelebrateTCR (You can click HERE to download ready-to-use social media images to share), and encouraging your friends to do the same. To sweeten the pot, there will be exclusive TCR Day of Giving Birthday Bash virtual door prizes, including show tickets for our 2020-21 season, TCR swag and more! Simply make a donation anytime on Thursday, June 11, 2020 to be entered. Tune in to TCR's Facebook page for updates as the day draws near!


About TCR's Day of Giving Birthday Bash

What is a giving day?
TCR's Day of Giving Birthday Bash is a 24-hour online giving event to ignite the giving community in the Corridor. The goal is to inspire the community to come together for one day to contribute as many charitable dollars as possible to support the great work of Theatre Cedar Rapids. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization who welcomes more than 50,000 individuals through our doors annually, your support is vital to ensure theatre opportunities for the future.

When will TCR's Day of Giving Birthday Bash take place?
It's from 12:00:01 a.m. to 11:59:59 p.m. on June 11, 2020. All event-related donations must be made during that 24-hour period. There will be a live reception in the Linge Lounge at 4 p.m. with cake and champagne, where guests may make secure donations onsite at the party if they wish.

Why give on June 11th?
While we encourage you to support TCR year-round with your annual gift, we are creating this special event on June 11 as a charitable holiday. It's our day to celebrate our birthday, the Cedar Rapids community's spirit of generosity, and to support the arts with "a little extra". Plus, your dollars given during the 24-hour period can be amplified by proportional matching gifts, in addition to possible awards and prizes.

Is it really TCR's birthday?
It is for our home! The historic Iowa Theatre Building, home to Theatre Cedar Rapids, first opened its doors in June of 1928 as a vaudeville and movie house – and we think that deserves a birthday party! Each June we invite you to join us as we celebrate the start of another year in our historic and spectacular space.

Who can make a donation on TCR's Day of Giving Birthday Bash?
Anyone! Just go to and make an online donation. Gifts of any size are needed and appreciated!

How can I increase my impact?
Many companies offer matching gift programs. Check with your human resources department for details. All matching amounts are added to your donation total to determine your recognition level as it will be listed in TCR publications. Additionally, this day is all about social media excitement, so save the images will be provided on that day and update your social media profile photo or post with the hashtag #CelebrateTCR to encourage your friends to support the arts! Check out our fun facebook profile photo frames, too!

Questions for the TCR development team?
Please call the TCR Development office at 319-366-8592, ext. 207 or email