Record $6.9 Million Raised this "Giving Hearts Day"
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The totals for this year's "Giving Hearts Day" are in.
$6.9 Million dollars was raised this year topping last year's funds of $5.7 Million.
The Giving Hearts Day online fundraising event held Thursday in this region raised a preliminary figure of $6,938,206 through more than 30,400 donations at impactgiveback.org.
Official giving statistics and details will be released in coming days after all data is verified.
287 nonprofits across North Dakota and Western Minnesota selected to participate in the 24-hour fundraiser this year.
Giving Hearts Day is hosted by Dakota Medical Foundation, Impact Foundation and Alex Stern Family Foundation.
DMF and other generous community donors matched donations of $10 or more up to at least $4,000 for each nonprofit.