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Great Give Day 2017 Raises Record-breaking $370,000

The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque’s fourth annual Great Give Day, presented in partnership with Theisen’s Home*Farm*Auto, wrapped up at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017, with 2,317 gifts totaling $370,099 raised for Northeast Iowa nonprofits, breaking last year’s record of $367,453. This includes $26,550 in local corporate sponsorships.

This year, 153 nonprofits participated in Great Give Day, up from 114 last year. Since 2014, Great Give Day has raised $1,262,455 for local nonprofits.

The Community Foundation thanks the many generous corporate sponsors, donors and participating nonprofits that made Great Give Day 2017 a success.

Prize Results

Most Donors – 1st Place – $1,000 Prize – Camp Courageous

Most Donors – 2nd Place – $750 Prize – Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM)

Most Donors – 3rd Place – $500 Prize – Northeast Iowa Community College Foundation

$500 Golden Tickets went to: Presentation Lantern Center, Holy Family Catholic Schools, Holy Spirit Parish, Bell Tower Theater, Harpers Ferry Boosters Inc. Two by Two Character Development, and Fairview Cemetery Association.

Prizes were made possible by the following sponsors:

Theisen’s Home*Farm*Auto, Dupaco, American Trust & Savings Bank, Dubuque Bank & Trust, Klauer Manufacturing, Foundation for the Future of Delaware County, Allamakee County Community Foundation, and Morrison Brothers.

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