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San Pedro playhouse gets jump start on Big Give SA

Big Give SA begins Monday at midnight

The San Pedro Playhouse is just one of more than 460 nonprofit agencies part of The Big Give SA.
The San Pedro Playhouse is just one of more than 460 nonprofit agencies part of The Big Give SA.

The San Pedro Playhouse is just one of more than 460 nonprofit agencies part of The Big Give SA.

Monday night, they had a free moving screening of "Funny Girl" because next month they will have it on stage at the playhouse.

The CEO of the Playhouse, Asia Ciaravino, said it is the longest-running live theater in San Antonio, but in order to keep the establishment alive, generous individual and corporate patrons are always needed.

"Our cost of doing business is $60 per seat, what a patron pays is $25, so we have a big gap to fill that's why the big give is so important. We also wanted to be a part of the very beginning of the Big Give cause it starts at midnight, so we're going to stop the movie, and make everyone give right at midnight, so we can get at the top of the leader board," said Ciaravino.

The Big Give SA is a one-day online event where you can donate to the nonprofit of your choice.

The minimum donation is $10, and you can start donating beginning Monday at midnight.

The Big Give SA is part of a KSAT community initiative. The goal is to raise $1 million for local nonprofits.