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Ky. nonprofits raise $330K in online drive

A 24-hour online fundraising drive by hundreds of Kentucky nonprofits raised $330,200.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A 24-hour online fundraising drive by hundreds of Kentucky nonprofits raised $330,200.

Whitney Wilgus, communications director for Lexington-based Kentucky Nonprofit Network, told the Lexington Herald-Leader that more than 3,300 people gave donations during the drive called Kentucky Gives Day.

The event on Wednesday was similar to others across the nation that have been successful at raising funds through technology and social media.

The Kentucky Nonprofit Network hosted the effort for about 380 charities.


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