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Midlands Gives hits $3.2 million milestone

Day of giving returns for ninth year
Day of giving returns for ninth year(Midland Gives Day)
Published: Apr. 11, 2022 at 10:56 AM EDT|Updated: May. 3, 2022 at 2:16 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Midlands Gives Day is back for its ninth annual year on Tuesday, May 3 from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Organizers said they hit the $3.2 million milestone in donations, $3,228,771 has been raised via 18,770 gifts.

Ongoing updates can be found here:

The event hit the $1 million milestone before 8 a.m. on Tuesday, according to organizers.

Ongoing updates can be found here:

The day is presented by Central Carolina Community Foundation.

Midlands Gives Day is an 18-hour online giving challenge that gives people the opportunity to donate to more than 540 local nonprofits.

“Our region’s nonprofit organizations provide support and services throughout our 11-county footprint,” says JoAnn Turnquist, president and CEO of Central Carolina Community Foundation. “Midlands Gives allows people to invest in our local communities by investing in nonprofits.”

Midlands Gives Day will be live-streamed on the Central Carolina Community Foundation’s Facebook page.

Nearly $200,000 in prizes are available and surprise challenges will be announced during the day, giving viewers the opportunity to help their nonprofit win additional money.

Since 2014, Midlands Gives has raised nearly $16 million for hundreds of local nonprofits in the Midlands.

Midlands Gives provides a year-round platform for nonprofit organizations to increase awareness, donors and dollars.

Early giving is now open at www.MidlandsGives.org.

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