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More than $725,000 raised during 10th annual Kentucky Gives Day

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Published: May. 11, 2022 at 1:32 AM EDT|Updated: May. 11, 2022 at 7:41 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) - More than 3,000 Kentuckians did their part on Tuesday, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars during the state’s annual day of giving.

$725,649 was donated online during the 10th annual event.

Kentucky Gives Day has raised $4.2 million by participating nonprofits since it was launched by Kentucky Nonprofit Network (KNN), the state association of nonprofits. This year’s total topped the $721,385 raised during the 2021 event.

God’s Pantry Food Bank, which serves Central and Eastern Kentucky was the big winner, raising more than $63,000. In our story, the three charities we focused on raised more than $15,000 alone.

You can find the list of those who participated and how much they raised here.

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