'Idaho Gives' Raises Over $780K, Sets Date For 2015

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In this week's edition of Boise Weekly, readers learned about the particulars of the second annual Idaho Gives campaign, in which nonprofits large and small shared an online fundraising platform for a single day—May 1.

Well, the numbers are in: 7,500 donors gave over $780,000 to Idaho nonprofits through the website over 24 hours. In 2013, Idaho Gives raised about $580,000.

The Idaho Nonprofit Center has also announced the official date of the third annual Idaho Gives Campaign: Thursday, May 7, 2015. 

Below is a list of the top five organizations in the Small, Medium and Large nonprofit categories with the most unique donors:

Small Nonprofit category winners:
The Washington Idaho & Montana Railway Preservation Group (161 unique donors) $6,205
Idaho Falls School District 91 Education Foundation LLC (156) $8,224—Golden Ticket award-winner
Girls on the Run-Idaho Inc. (106) $3,965
The Rat Retreat (94) $3,377
Semilla Nueva (77) $2,875—Golden Ticket award-winner

Medium Nonprofit category winners:
Boise Bicycle Project Inc. (393) $13,660—Golden Ticket award-winner
Wyakin Warrior Foundation (111) $5,740
Heart of the Arts Inc DBA 1912 Center (107) $5,061
PEO Chapter House (101) $5,280
Just Strays Animal Foundation INC DBA Simply Cats Adoption Center (100) $5,677

Large Nonprofit category winners:
Idaho Humane Society Inc (423) $23,815
Idaho Foodbank Warehouse (201) $15,436—Golden Ticket award-winner
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest (183) $10,205—Golden Ticket award-winner
McPaws Inc (179) $8,796
Friends of the Canyon County Animal Shelter Incorporated (160) $7,745



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