UPDATE: Great Give Day 2017 Raises Record-Breaking $380,000 for Northeast Iowa Nonprofits
The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque’s fourth annual Great Give Day, presented in partnership with Theisen’s Home*Farm*Auto, wrapped up at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017, with 2,317 gifts and a final reconciled total of $380,899 raised for Northeast Iowa nonprofits, breaking last year’s record of $367,453. This includes $26,550 in local corporate sponsorships.
This year, 153 nonprofits participated in Great Give Day, up from 114 last year. Since 2014, Great Give Day has raised $1,262,455 for local nonprofits.
The Community Foundation thanks the many generous corporate sponsors, donors and participating nonprofits that made Great Give Day 2017 a success.
Most Donors – 1st Place - $1,000 Prize
Most Donors – 2nd Place - $750 Prize
Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM)
Most Donors – 3rd Place - $500 Prize
Northeast Iowa Community College Foundation
$500 Golden Tickets
Presentation Lantern Center
Holy Family Catholic Schools
Holy Spirit Parish
Bell Tower Theater
Harpers Ferry Boosters Inc.
Two by Two Character Development
Fairview Cemetery Association
$500 Power Hour Winners
Most donors 9 am hour: Camp Courageous
Most donors noon hour: Northeast Iowa Community College Foundation
Most dollars 9 pm hour: Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM)
Gifts received during “Money Match” hours throughout the day were also matched proportionally by a total prize pool of $18,750.
These prizes were made possible by these generous corporate sponsors:
- Presenting Sponsor Theisen’s Home*Farm*Auto
- American Trust & Savings Bank
- Dubuque Bank & Trust
- Klauer Manufacturing
- Foundation for the Future of Delaware County
- Allamakee County Community Foundation
- Morrison Brothers
To view the final results, visit www.greatgiveday.org.
For more information about Great Give Day, email Wendy Sweeney or call 563.588.2700.
**The original version of this story posted on May 12 announced a total of $370,099. The updated total now that the Community Foundation has completed reconciliation is $380,899.