This year’s Amazing Raise was bigger and better: 20% more gifts and 25% more dollars raised!
Through the generosity of individuals in the region, across the nation and around the world, this event generated 18,107 gifts and $1.5 million (including incentive prizes) for 467 local charities in just 36 hours. Gifts came in from 47 states and 22 different countries. Out of 571 participating organizations, 467 received at least one donation and 101 received more than 50.
New elements of the Amazing Raise this year included the first ever Amazing Raise 5K at the Boulders and a video prize. Check out creative ways local nonprofits participated in the Amazing Raise in Richmond and the Tri-Cities. Want to learn tips from successful participants? Read our Amazing Raise Strategies for Success recap and plan to attend next year! Congrats again to the entire community for making this year’s giving event truly amazing!