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Wednesday, 07 May 2014 10:54

Give Where You Live 2014 a HUGE Success!

(AREA) -- The Give Where You Live 2014 online fundraising campaign raised $763,655 in 24-hours! The Sanilac and St. Clair County Community Foundations joined forces Tuesday to raise money for 78 non-profit agencies. For every dollar that was donated, those local organizations became eligible for local and national matching funds. Prizes were also awarded throughout the event. The Sandusky District Library and Sanilac County Child Abuse Prevention Council & Child Advocacy Center were Community Foundation $500 Golden Ticket winners and McKenzie Health System in Sandusky won the $1,000 Women's Initiative Prize for the most number of women donors between 8-9 a.m. The Lexington Arts Council received a $1,000 prize for most dollars raised and most number of donors for an arts and culture organization.

Sanilac County's Non-Profit Agencies that benefited from the community's generosity during Give Where You Live!
A. Phoenix-$1,760
Beacon Youth Ministries-$6,800
Read To Me-Beta Tau-$3,401
Blue Water Center for Independent Living-$485
Bluewater Thumb Youth for Christ-$455
Camp Cavell Conservancy-$4,992
City of Sandusky Parks Splash Pad Project-$58,470
Deckerville Community Hospital-$7,664
Cros-Lex Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #4465-$1,935
Get on Track in Marlette-$2,073
Lexington Arts Council-$7,770
McKenzie Health System-$10,252
REV-22 Ministries-$1,295
Right to Life of Sanilac County-$1,990
Sandusky District Library-$1,931
Sanilac Area Violence Elimination Council-$1,880
Sanilac County Child Abuse Prevention Council & Child Advocacy Center-$4,700
Sanilac County Historical Society-$1,165
Sanilac County Humane Society-$7,600
Sanilac Literacy Council-$1,237