Good giving challenge brings in record $2.9M for area non-profits
Organizers behind this year's Good Giving Challenge online fundraising event are praising the community for its unprecedented generosity. WUKY’s Arlo Barnette reports.
The annual online fundraising campaign brought in a record-breaking $2.9 million dollars for 179 local non-profit groups.
Since its inception in 2011, the GoodGiving Challenge has raised $17 million total for area nonprofits.
Last year, the campaign raised $2.4 million for 126 local non-profits through more than 13,700 gifts made. This year’s preliminary numbers show a 20% increase in funds raised.