Lexington, KY - A 12-hour challenge by the James L. Knight Foundation has netted $101,571 (384 contributions) for many of the central Kentucky nonprofits participating in the GoodGiving Guide Challenge.
An additional $30,000 will be added as a result of meeting (and far exceeding) the Knight Foundation challenge grant.
Up next: Good Foods Market & Café will partner with the GoodGiving Guide Challenge (www.goodgivingguide.net) to benefit local nonprofits. From 11:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19, Good Foods Market & Café will donate 25 percent of its sales to the nonprofit that receives donations from the most unique donors through the GoodGiving Guide Challenge from Wednesday, Dec. 19 through midnight on December 23.
The GoodGiving Guide Challenge, a partnership between Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing, is a community-wide online giving campaign to raise funds for 68 participating central Kentucky nonprofits. The Challenge runs from November 1 to December 31, 2012. As of this writing, it has raised well over $358,000 in individual donations.