#give906 exceeded goal

#give906 exceeded goal

Through partnership with GivingTuesday, Grow & Lead: Community and Youth Development is excited to report $1,040,724.67 was donated online through 3,199 transactions based in the Upper Peninsula. This data wascollected through GivingTuesday’s partnership with payment processors. This does not include match dollars, donations made offline or donations of products.

#give906, the Community Campaign for the Upper Peninsula, set a goal of raising $906,000 in the U.P. This data shows the generosity of Yoopers and our communities willingness to give.

Upper Peninsula success stories:

•Portage Health Foundation raise $217,781.02 for 15 organizations in Copper Country. In addition, they matched $100,000, bringing their campaign total to $317,718.02.
•Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp exceeded their goal of $4000, raising $4875 for cabin renovations
•YMCA of Marquette County raised money to provide free swim lessons to 46 youth.
•Lake Superior Theater raise $2,305, which was matched by an anonymous donor to bring them to $4610
•906 Adventure Team raise $6,000 to support their programs in Delta, Gogebic and Marquette Counties

Nationally, $511 million was raised on the day of giving online. Globally, with on and offline donations, the overall impact of GivingTuesday is expected to top $1.97 billion.

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