Give To The Max Brings in $2 Million for Beleaguered Nonprofits
April 17,2012 - Capital Business
The region’s nonprofits are celebrating a fundraising victory after a 24-hour online giving campaign last week pumped $2 million into a sector that has struggled with fewer donations during the nation’s slow economic recovery.
Nearly 1,300 nonprofits collected dollars for a full day through the online fundraising platform, Razoo, which organized the campaign in partnership with the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region and the region’s United Way chapter. The Washington Post was one of the media sponsors for the Give to the Max event.
“I haven’t seen this kind of energy in our nonprofit community in a long time,” said Terri Freeman, president of the community foundation, which donated $50,000 to the event.Click to read the full article.