GoodGiving Challenge tops last year’s opening day donations

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The first day of GoodGiving challenge brought in $50,000 more for local nonprofits than last year, according to campaign organizers.

On Tuesday the community raised $458,000 for 131 Central and Appalachia charities.

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The week-long online giving campaign runs through December 9.

Since its inception in 2011, the GoodGiving Challenge has raised $10 million for local nonprofits.

Last year, more than 7,500 donations resulted in $1.5 million impacting 110 charities.



To learn more about Blue Grass Community Foundation, visit www.bgcf.org or contact President/CEO Lisa Adkins at 859.225.3343.