Hastings Raised $339,990 on First Ever Give Day Event

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The Hastings Community Foundation in cooperation with 55 local non-profit organizations raised $339,990 during the first ever
“Give Hastings Day.”

This 24-hour online giving event encouraged people to learn more about giving opportunities in the community and take action. Donors were encouraged to visit GiveHastings.org or drop off donations to the Community Foundation. Gifts were matched proportionally up to 80,000, these funds were raised prior to the event by the Community Foundation.
Here are some statistics from the day:

Total Raised - $339,990
$80,000 in Bonus Dollars will be split between 55 Non-Profits
Number of Unique Donors – 928
Total Donations-2083

Hourly Golden May Baskets Winners-
9:00am Start Over Rover sponsored by Pinnacle Bank
10:00am Food 4 Thought sponsored by Heritage Bank
11:00am Senior Action Inc. sponsored by Wells Fargo
12:00pm Hastings Literacy Program sponsored by Great Western Bank
1:00pm Pac2 Center sponsored by Bank of Doniphan
2:00pm Heartland Pet Connection sponsored by Hastings Federal Credit Union
3:00pm Hastings Symphony Orchestra sponsored by Five Points Bank of Hastings
4:00pm Hastings College Foundation sponsored by Heartland Bank
5:00pm Crossroads Center sponsored by Pinnacle Bank
3 Non-Profit Prizes

With a tie for the most unique donations, Prairie Loft Center and Start Over Rover will split the total amount for the top 2 prizes. Each will
receive $1,250! $500 with 126 donors will go to the Hastings Library Foundation.

“This day has made me so proud! Once again we have shown what a strong and giving community we live in.Congratulations to all the Non-Profits and thank you to all the donors! Live Here, Give Here!” Jessi Hoeft, 2014 Give Hastings Day Chair.