Kentucky Gives Day raises $181,649 for nonprofits

Herald-Leader Staff Report

Nonprofits participating in Kentucky Gives Day — a 24-hour online event showcasing the collective power of philanthropy and the work of the state’s charities — raised $181,649 Tuesday.

About 200 nonprofit organizations from across Kentucky participated in the fourth annual event hosted by Kentucky Nonprofit Network.

A total of 1344 donors made 1609 gifts on the Kentucky Gives Day website,

Kentucky Nonprofit Network awarded $5200 in prizes to organizations throughout the day.

Participating charities represented causes including the arts, the environment, health, children, animal welfare, humanitarian aid and more.

Tuesday's results bring the four-year Kentucky Gives Day total to $1,113,105 raised for nonprofits across the Commonwealth.