Anne Arundel Cares helps to raise $15K on #GivingTuesday

| December 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

aacareslogoLocal nonprofits raised $15,382 through Anne Arundel Cares on #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back to one’s community.  $10,882 was contributed online to 20 different nonprofits on Tuesday, December 2nd through the Anne Arundel Cares website. 

In addition, HOPE for All, the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County, Opportunity Builders, Inc., Creating Communities and We Care & Friends each won $500 prizes from Anne Arundel Cares for receiving donations at random times during the 24-hour period.  The Anne Arundel County Literacy Council, which provides one-to-one tutoring to adults wanting to learn how to read, won four $500 Anne Arundel Cares prizes. 

Anne Arundel Cares builds awareness of the difference 65 nonprofits are making in Anne Arundel County through its website www.aacares.org.   The organization has raised $160,431 for local nonprofits since it was launched in September 2012.

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