The Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday, has become a day to give to your favorite charity. #ILGive celebrates the valuable services provided by nonprofits across the state of Illinois and encourages individuals, clubs and corporations to support those efforts.
It is estimated that $9M will be raised once all donations are calculated. Here is how the campaign played out.
State of Illinois*
Money Raised: $8.1M
Number of Donors: 19,214
Nonprofits Participating: 850
* Donations are still being tallied.
Dunham Fund Service Area
Money Raised: $406,000
Number of Donors: 1,118
Nonprofits Participating: 32
To encourage nonprofits to share their mission with a broader audience and increase their donor base, the Dunham Fund offered a challenge grant opportunity to match $1-for-$1 up to $2,500 to the nonprofits with the most successful campaigns. These nonprofits in the defined service area registered to participate through the #ILGIVE.com website.
Congratulations to the following nonprofits with the top 10 most successful campaigns who will each receive $2,500 from the Dunham Fund!
Three Fires Council of Boy Scouts $129,784
Ranked #1 in "Most Funds Raised" statewide
Fox Valley United Way $76,162
Ranked #3 in "Most Funds Raised" statewide
Ranked #6 in "Most Donors Participating" statewide
Association for Individual Development $43,230
Ranked #4 in "Most Donors Participating" statewide
Ranked #8 in "Most Funds Raised" statewide
Hesed House $26,810
Mutual Ground $24,555
VNA Health Care $19,725
Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry $17,217
One Hope United $12,770
Paramount Arts Centre $8,660
The Dunham Fund encourages nonprofits to explore unique and creative fundraising efforts and is proud to support the outstanding work of these organizations.