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Idaho Gives receives grant total of $782,862

Idaho Gives receives grant total of $782,862

By On Your Side. CREATED May 1, 2014

The final numbers are in following the busiest day ever for the Idaho Gives project. Through generous donations from residents across the state of Idaho on Thursday, the 24-hour event shattered 2013's final total.  

In 2013, Idaho Gives raised $578,735.44. As of Friday morning, the total donation totals for yesterday finished at $782,862. Donations came from 12,388 contributors and the money went to more than 576 organizations. The Idaho Humane Society topped the Large Nonprofit Scoreboard category with $23,815, the Boise Bicycle Project netted $13,660 in the Medium Nonprofit Scoreboard and the Washington Idaho & Montana Railway History Preservation Group led the way with $6,205 in the Small Nonprofit Scoreboard.

Some notable companies that Idaho On Your Side featured included Usful Glass, The Boise Bicycle Project, and the PEO Chapter House.

On Good Morning Idaho, the non-profit organizations included Girls on the Run, the Women's and Children's Alliance, the Idaho Foodbank and the Idaho Nonprofit Center.

There’s power in numbers, so thanks for joining us on this special day. Together we make Idaho a better place. Every donation made today helped your favorite nonprofit and bolstered the truly generous nature of Idaho residents.

To view which non-profits had the most donations visit here.