The Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. announced that Washington County Gives, the 24-hour online giving day, raised $672,211 in donations, matching funds and prizes. The event saw 3,508 gifts go to one or more of the 96 participating nonprofit organizations.
The three nonprofits to raise the most dollars included Cedar Ridge Children's Home & School, Saint James School and The Maryland Theatre. Rounding out the top ten were Brooke's House, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown Ice Amateur Athletic Association, For Otis Sake, Fahrney Keedy, Humane Society of Washington County and Washington County Community Action Council.
In seven years, Washington County Gives has raised more than $3 million for our community.
For more information on Washington County Gives, please visit www.washingtoncountygives.org.
About Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc.
Community Foundation of Washington County MD, Inc. has a five-year annualized investment return that makes it one of the top performing community foundations in the country. The Foundation has over $39 million in assets and has distributed more than $20 million in grants and scholarships since 1997. Donors can support any of its 325 funds or create a charitable fund of their own. To learn how to create a fund at the Community Foundation, please visit www.cfwcmd.org, or call (301) 745-5210.