In four years event has raised more than $1 million
LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 25, 2016) — Nonprofits participating in Kentucky Gives Day, a 24-hour online event held on Tuesday to showcase the collective power of philanthropy and the important work of the state’s charities, raised $181,649.
In all, 201 Kentucky nonprofit organizations participated in the fourth annual event hosted by Kentucky Nonprofit Network. A total of 1,344 donors made 1,609 gifts on the Kentucky Gives Day website. Through four years Kentucky Gives Day has raised $1,113,105 for nonprofits across the commonwealth.
“Once again, Kentucky gave big on Kentucky Gives Day to support the causes we care about,” said Danielle Clore, KNN executive director. “Each year, Kentuckians near and far demonstrate an appreciation for the important role of nonprofits in their communities through their generous donations.”