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Give Local York exceeded $3M goal at second annual fundraiser

Rebecca Klar
York Dispatch
Meagan Given, right, executive director of Give Local York, represented the non-profit organization at the 2018 Spirit of YoCo Awards on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Philanthropist Robert W. Pullo, helped to found the organization.

York's second annual Big Give Day exceeded its goal, raising more than $3 million for local not-for-profit organizations. 

The event, hosted by Give Local York, was a 24-hour giving day that was held on Friday, May 3. 

The event sought to raise $3 million, $2 million more than its initial year. In total, the event brought in $3,018,417.54 from 8,547 donors, based on information shared on givelocalyork.org

The organization that raised the most money was Positive Energy Arts, raising $123,375. Keystone Kidspace was a close second, raising $105,298, and Human Life Services was third raising $75,000. 

The organization with the most donors was Community Progress Council, with 451. Human Life Services was second with 314 donors, and the York Jewish Community Center was third with 277. 

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Editor's note: This story has been corrected to show the correct date for the event.