Every day of the year, nonprofit organizations around the state are working hard to make our community better. This Thursday marks one day committed to raising money for all of those great causes.
Georgia Gives Day has raised $9.3 million since 2012. If want to help, but aren't sure who should get your donation, you can find an organization that matches your passion HERE.
11Alive has partnered with the Georgia Center for Nonprofits to boost 11 donations made during the Atlanta Alive morning show on Georgia Gives Day with an added $111. That means, whatever amount you donate to your charity of choice during that time is eligible to win an added $111 boost. The winners are chosen at random and will be announced during the Atlanta Alive morning show on 11Alive.
Winners so far include the following:
- Matt K. for Angels Among Us
- Vic B, for Sandy Creek Youth Football Association
- Michelle M. Angels Among Us
- Craig O. for Enduring Hearts
- Janice S. Georgia Eye Bank
Since the inaugural event in 2012, Georgia Gives Day has activated more than 54,000 donors, who have given upwards of $9.3 million to support more than 2,400 organizations across the state. In 2015, they raised a record-breaking $3.67 million.