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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Nearly $500,000 raised by over 2,000 donors during 24-hour Give4Marion event

Nearly $500,000 was donated by over 2,000 individuals during this year’s 24-hour Give4Marion event. 

The second installment of the event generated approximately $493,460 for 75 different non-profit organizations, according to preliminary numbers posted through the Give4Marion website.

As of noon on Wednesday, a total of 2,134 donors have made individual donations. 

The top overall recipient was Interfaith Emergency Services, which received $40,992 from 69 individual donors. Among the 75 organizations that received donations, a dozen and a half eclipsed the $10,000 mark.

Project Hope of Marion County received $35,513 from 80 donors, the Transitions Life Center & Community, Inc. received $29,325 from 61 donors, and Marion County Literacy Council received $27,286 from 228 donors. 

Dozens others eclipsed the $5,000 mark.

Last year during the inaugural event, 81 participating nonprofit organizations received more than $310,000 from 1,200 unique donors.

To read a complete list of the participating nonprofits, visit the Give4Marion leaderboard webpage.