Do More 24 Delaware Shatters Last Year’s Grand Total Within The First Hours of 2021 Giving Day

March 05, 2021 1:03 PM | Philanthropy Delaware (Administrator)

(March 5, 2021 by Press Release) - Delaware’s Giving Day “Do More 24” began last night at 6:00PM and has already raised more than last year’s grand total — surpassing last year’s grand total in just over 3 hours. More than 400 organizations are participating in this year’s Do More 24 Delaware event, and nearly 6,000 individual donations have been made as of 7AM this morning.

The grand total for the 2021 event will be announced tomorrow evening by 8:00PM.

As a reminder, last year’s Do More 24 Delaware event raised $390,691 in 24 hours across 276 participating nonprofits. 41% of donors self-reported as being first-time donors.

All 501(c)(3) nonprofits serving Delaware are eligible to participate in Do More 24 Delaware, and individuals can also create personal fundraising pages to support their favorite nonprofit as part of the event. During the giving day, donors can search for their favorite nonprofit and donate. Many nonprofits will have their own match prizes in addition to being eligible for the event stretch pool and other prizes. For more information, visit the website or the individual nonprofit’s fundraising pages.

About Do More 24 Delaware

Founded by United Way of Delaware in 2016, Do More 24 Delaware is a one-day event during which nonprofits across the state participate in an around-the-clock friendly competition to raise incremental funds that go directly to participating agencies. Nonprofits create their own outreach activities to engage supporters and compete for additional cash incentives funded by corporate and foundation donors.

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