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Good giving challenge brings in record $2.9M for area non-profits

Theresa Stanley - Smiley Pete Publishing

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.

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