Horizons Giving Day 2017 Raised Over $1 Million

Posted by Marcy Ogborn on May 25, 2017 7:11:01 AM

On May 17, 2017, Horizons Giving Day ensued for 24 hours of fundraising for 41 participating organizations.

Celebrating its third annual celebration this year, Horizons Giving Day is a national fundraising campaign initiated by Horizons National to bring heightened awareness and funds to Horizons programs throughout the country.

Horizons Giving Day 2017

“These programs serve to close opportunity and achievement gaps for low-income students by providing educational enrichment services to over 4,5000 students each year.”

Giving Day Results

Horizons Giving Day 2017 brought in over $1 Million from 1,983 donors!

Horizons Giving Day 2017

Horizons Giving Day Prizes

Monetary prizes were awarded to participants who met specific challenges throughout the day.  These prizes ranged from $1,000 to $3,000, contributing to the fundraising totals of many participating organizations.

Horizons Giving Day Leaderboards

Totals for Most Raised and Most Donors were updated in real-time and made available on the Horizons Giving Day Leaderboards.

Horizons Giving Day 2017

Topping the Leaderboards for having the Most Raised and Most Donors was Horizons National with over $418k raised from 306 donors.  

Horizons Giving Day 2017

With a fundraising goal of $150k, Horizons National raised 279% of that, bringing in over $480k!

Horizons National fully customized their giving profile to include giving levels to make the donation process easier for their supporters, along with an informative video about what they do and a compelling story to follow.

Horizons Giving Day 2017

Check out their featured video here:

Congratulations to all the participants in this successful Giving Day! 😀

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Topics: Horizons Giving Day, Nonprofit online fundraising, Online fundraising, Crowdfunding, Day of Giving, Giving day platforms, Giving Days

Marcy Ogborn

Written by Marcy Ogborn

Marcy Ogborn is the Associate VP of Marketing at GiveGab

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