Monday, November 19, 2012

In 24 hours, Minnesotans gave $16.3 million |

In 24 hours, Minnesotans gave $16.3 million | What we experienced yesterday was a movement," said Dana Nelson, executive director of GiveMN, which coordinates the events. "More than 107,000 donations were made to 5,381 organizations.

"It was National Philanthropy Day yesterday," Nelson added. "What's better than raising $16 million?"

Nelson made the announcement at the philanthropy day celebration at Minnesota's Association of Fundraising Professionals Friday. Many participants were recuperating from the daylong fundraising blitz.

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