GoodGiving Challenge update – more than $800,000 raised

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – More than $800,000 has been raised so far through the GoodGiving Challenge, according to the Blue Grass Community Foundation.

The Foundation says the November 5th total means the 131 participating organizations have raised more than 5,000 donations each.

Blue Grass Community Foundation says it will award a $250 giving card to the winner of its “Social Media Sweepstakes” redeemable for a nonprofit participating in the GoodGiving Challenge.

The Blue Grass Community Foundation says the first 25 nonprofits to raise $2,500 in donations will be awarded a $1000 cash prize. The challenge begins December 7 at 9 a.m. and lasts all day.

Since it began 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 amazing charities.

Check out for more about the Challenge, the participating organizations and the available prizes.

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