North East Community Foundation

Thank You, Erie Gives Donors!

Sep 15, 2014 | Posted in News

An astounding $51,236 was raised by 12 North East nonprofits during Erie Gives Day 2014. All 12 groups joined together to raise funds on August 12th. The Erie Community Foundation then enhanced each donor’s gift by providing a prorated match to each gift made to a nonprofit. The Foundation divided a total of $200,000 ($100,000 provided by The Erie Community Foundation, $50,000 provided by GE Transportation, $25,000 provided by Erie Insurance and $25,000 provided by Presque Isle Downs & Casino) among the participating nonprofits. The more a nonprofit raised, the more of the $200,000 the nonprofit received. In addition, the *North East Community Foundation provided another $10,000 *in matching funds for North East non-profits. Here's what each North East group raised:
Park United Methodist Church, $16,372
North East Community Foundation, $7,311
Boy Scout Troop 57, $7,104
Mercyhurst University, $5,437
Downtown North East, $4,273
Common Ground Youth Center, $3,056
Lake Shore Railway Historical Society, $2,527
McCord Memorial Library, $1,921
Community Nursing Services, $1,077
4NINE Place Thrift Store, $868
North East Arts Council, $805
North East in Bloom, $485

Thank you, donors!

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