Over $7 million donated to local nonprofits on Give to Lincoln Day
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Community members donated over $7 million to hundreds of local nonprofits on Give to Lincoln Day.
According to Give to Lincoln Day’s website, nonprofits received 24,114 donations for $7,408,751.52.
By the end of Wednesday, CEDARS sat atop the leaderboard with $424,267.22 in donations.
Right behind CEDARS is the Food Bank of Lincoln, which received $342,648.13.
Give to Lincoln Day, which is in its 11th year, is coordinated by the Lincoln Community Foundation.
Online donations started pouring in on May 1 for over 450 nonprofits that registered to be a part of the event.
All participating nonprofits also receive a proportion of a $500,000 match fund provided by the Lincoln Community Foundation and other sponsors.
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