Kearney, Neb. — Preliminary numbers are out for the eighth annual Give Where You Live.
Judi Sickler, President/CEO Kearney Area Community Foundation says the community raised $1,316,315 this year. That is up 9.3% from the $1,203,453 raised last year.
Individual donations were 6,353 this year, compared to 5,603 last year, a 13.4% increase.
178 local organizations and causes participated this year, compared to 165 in 2019.
Since the giving day was launched in 2013, Give Where You Live has raised more than $6.5 million for the community.