Delaware’s Giving Day “Do More 24” — a way to give nonprofits a financial boost — beat last year’s total of $390,691 in three hours.
By midnight, $500,000 had been given and by 7 a.m. Friday, more than 6,000 people had donated to a cause they cared about.
More than 400 organizations are participating in this year’s Do More 24 Delaware event.
By 6 p.m. Friday, the website said that $1,944,727 had been raised, more than five times the amount raised last year.
Last year’s event included 276 participating nonprofits. About 41% of last year’s donors said they were first-time donors.
Go their Do More 24 Delaware page to donate.
Betsy Price is a Wilmington freelance writer who has 40 years of experience, including 15 at The News Journal in Delaware.
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