The Community Foundation of Boone County surprised the We All Value Each-other (WAVE) non-profit afterschool program with a check for $1,000. Pictured are (from left) Gary Emmert, Jennifer Scott, Angie Moody, Jodi Gietl, Julie Reagan and Josh Frost.

When Jodi Gietl joined the Community Foundation of Boone County as the president and CEO in November of 2019, she had a crazy idea to recognize Giving Tuesday. For the second year, Gietl and her staff randomly selected 10 non-profits and then traveled around the Tuesday before Thanksgiving presenting checks for $1,000 each.  More details in the Lebanon Reporter.