ST. LOUIS – The ninth annual Give STL Day raised $4.2 million for more than 1,000 local nonprofits.
Give STL Day, which fell on Thursday, May 5, is the largest 24-hour fundraiser for nonprofit organizations in the St. Louis area. The St. Louis Community Foundation has supported the event since 2014.
Organizers say this year’s donations are the third-highest since the event began in 2014. The St. Louis Community Foundation says there were 30,780 individual donations as of Thursday, compared to 35,502 last year.
“St. Louisans went online again and generously supported our local nonprofits,” said Amelia Bond, President and CEO of the St. Louis Community Foundation. “Each year I am reminded of the power we have when we come together and donate to these wonderful organizations that do so much for the community of St. Louis.”
Since its inception in 2014, Give STL Day has raised more than $26.2 million for thousands of nonprofit organizations in the St. Louis area. The St. Louis Community Foundation oversees Give STL Day, while the Burgess Family Foundation is the primary sponsor.
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