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Kentuckians donate $652,352 to charities participating in statewide online giving campaign

Kentuckians donated $652,352 to 223 nonprofit organizations participating in the eighth annual Kentucky Gives Day online giving campaign. The event has raised $2.7 million by participating nonprofits over the eight years. This year brought together 4158 donors who made 5259 gifts – all through a single website, www.kygives.org. “The pandemic facing our communities has also put an incredible strain...

Need is greater than ever for 244 Kentucky nonprofits participating in Kentucky Gives Day

Nonprofit organizations from throughout the commonwealth are participating in the eighth annual Kentucky Gives Day today. The 24-hour online giving campaign will provide the 244 participating charities the opportunity to raise as much money as possible from midnight (EDT) through 11:59 p.m. – all through a single website: www.kygives.org. “COVID-19 has changed so much, but it can’t change Kentucky’s...

In midst of pandemic, need greater than ever as Kentucky’s annual 24 hours of giving returns May 12

Nonprofit organizations from throughout the commonwealth will participate in the eighth annual Kentucky Gives Day on May 12. The 24-hour online giving campaign will provide the 238 participating charities the opportunity to raise as much money as possible from midnight (EDT) through 11:59 p.m. – all through a single website at www.kygives.org. “COVID-19 has changed so much, but it can’t change...

Statewide day of online giving brings Kentuckians together with Kentucky Gives Day on May 12

Kentucky Gives Day – the statewide 24-hour online giving event – returns for an eighth year on May 12. Nonprofit organizations interested in a tool to raise needed funds for their mission and boost their online fundraising efforts are encouraged to participate. “Last year, Kentucky Gives Day helped nonprofits across Kentucky work together to raise over $383,000 through a single website...

Nonprofit organizations across the state raise more than $300,000 during Kentucky Gives Day

Nonprofit organizations participating in Kentucky Gives Day raised a collective $308,953 yesterday in the state’s sixth annual 24-hour online giving campaign. The event, which broke the $1 million mark in 2016, now stands at $1,644,502 raised by participating nonprofits over six years. This year brought together 1956 donors who made over 2200 gifts to 163 nonprofit organizations – all on a single...

Kentucky’s 24 hours of giving — Nonprofit organizations to participate in Kentucky Gives Day

Nonprofit organizations from throughout the state will participate in the sixth annual Kentucky Gives Day on May 22. The 24-hour online giving campaign gives the 164 participating charities the opportunity to raise as much money as possible from midnight through 11:59 p.m. – all through a single online site, www.kygives.org. “Charitable nonprofits are eager to showcase their work to strengthen...

Fifth annual Kentucky Gives Day, the 24-hour statewide day of online giving, set for May 22

Kentucky Gives Day – the statewide 24-hour online giving event – returns for a sixth year on May 22. Nonprofit organizations interested in boosting or launching their online fundraising efforts are invited to participate. “On the fifth anniversary of the event last year, Kentucky Gives Day helped nonprofits across Kentucky work together to raise over $222,000 through a single website...

Fifth annual 24-hour Kentucky Gives Day raises over $222,000 for state’s nonprofit organizations

Nonprofit organizations participating in Kentucky Gives Day raised a collective $222,195 Tuesday in the state’s fifth annual 24-hour online giving campaign. The event, which broke the $1 million mark with $181,000 raised in 2016, now stands at $1,335,300 raised by participating nonprofits over five years. This year brought together 1808 donors who made over 2000 gifts to 139 nonprofit organizations...

Nearly 200 nonprofits statewide will participate in fifth annual Kentucky Gives Day on April 18

Nearly 200 nonprofit organizations from throughout the state will participate in the fifth annual Kentucky Gives Day on April 18. The 24-hour online giving campaign gives participating charities the opportunity to raise as much money as possible from midnight (EST) through 11:59 p.m. – all through a single online site, www.kygives.org. “Our charitable nonprofits are eager to showcase the collective...

Statewide day of online giving brings Kentucky communities together on April 18

Kentucky Gives Day – the statewide 24-hour online giving event – returns for a fifth year April 18. Nonprofit organizations interested in boosting or launching their online fundraising efforts are invited to participate. “Last year, Kentucky Gives Day broke the $1 million mark. On this fifth anniversary of the event, we look to increase the number of charities partnering with us to raise...

2013 Review: Celebrating good deeds done
for others through stories on Philanthropy

KyForward’s special section on Philanthropy is a reader favorite, as proven by the numbers. You like the idea of celebrating the generosity of those who give of their time, resources and talents to others. We like that too and, like you, believe this is such an important aspect of community and quality of life that it deserves special focus.   Our thanks to the good folks at Dean Dorton...

First Kentucky Gives Day is big success with almost one-third of $1 million raised online

Staff report   Well, Kentucky gave on the first ever Kentucky Gives Day on April 24. State nonprofits raised $330,200 from 3,370 donors who gave 4,059 donations.   Sponsors of the fundraising campaign are asking donors to complete an online survey about the experience. Questions range from the ease of the donation experience to the areas that most interested donors. To fill out a donor survey,...

Kentucky Gives Day Wednesday provides everyone, even students, chance to give back

By Madison Oxley Special to KyForward   Most University of Kentucky students will be spending this Wednesday preparing for upcoming final exams, just like any other day that falls during dead week. But April 24 is no typical Wednesday.   This date marks the first Kentucky Gives Day, a 24-hour fundraising event for nonprofit organizations across the state. Organized by the Kentucky Nonprofit...