Stay in the know! Sign up to get
Fauquier County news updates
delivered to your inbox.
Advertise on Fauquier Now!
Should Virginia ratify the federal Equal Rights Amendment?
HOME & GARDEN
Free classifieds! Members can also post calendar events, news, opinions and more ... all for free!
Forgot Your Password?
May 1, 2018
Give Local Piedmont raises $300,000 in first 12 hours
To reach last year’s total of almost $800,000 the pace of donations must accelerate in the second half of Give Piedmont Local’s 24-hour blitz.
Give Piedmont Local
— the online fundraising blitz for nonprofits in the region — collected just more than $300,000 in its first 12 hours.
As of noon Tuesday, 149 organizations had received 2,415 donations, according to the campaign’s website. Total giving stood at $305,603.
The “Leaderboard” listed these as the top 10 organizations in terms of donations so far:
• $17,688 — Front Royal Christian School, 40 unique donors.
• $17,313 — Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier, 39 unique donors.
• $17,168 — Wakefield Country Day School, 46 unique donors.
• $14,328 — Highland School, 70 unique donors.
• $11,319 — Fauquier Free Clinic, 99 unique donors.
• $11,019 — Belle Meade Montessori School, 20 unique donors.
• $7,428 — Mental Health Association of Fauquier, 67 unique donors.
• $7,217 — The Cold War Museum, 48 unique donors.
• $6,801 — Fresta Valley Christian School, 24 unique donors.
• $6,575 — Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad.
The fundraiser will continue until midnight Tuesday.
The effort last year raised almost $800,000 for 151 organizations in Fauquier, Culpeper, Rappahannock and Madison counties. The campaign produced more than 4,600 donations.
The Northern Piedmont Community Foundation organizes the 24-hour online blitz that encourages participating organizations to spread the word and to encourage competition among donors.
In its first four years, Give Piedmont Local has raised about $2.7 million.
The Warrenton-based PATH Foundation again this year will provide a $100,000 bonus pool, shared among participating organizations.
This year, citizens can choose to donate to 156 participating organizations.
Sign up for e-mail news alerts from FauquierNow.com
"Like" FauquierNow on Facebook
Please, be polite. Avoid name-calling and profanity.
For credibility, sign your real name; stand behind your comments. Readers will give less credence to anonymous posts.
To comment, please
Email News Alerts
Enter your email address above to begin receiving
news updates from FauquierNow.com via email.
Bealeton man and burglar struggle early Saturday
Saturday, January 19
Exterior light with motion-sensor alerts Cedar Lane resident, who saw man in his vehicle at 2 a.m.
Planners recommend denial of Islamic retreat on farm
Friday, January 18
Potential traffic and neighborhood impact cited in 5-0 vote against granting special exception permit
5 Friday Fauquier factoids: Snow days for students
Friday, January 18
Shovels and sleds sold, a huge court file, education association membership and planned school budget increase
More Fauquier news
Carolyn Virginia Payne
Lucy Marie Walbroehl
Ivan T. Murphy
Rosser H. Payne Jr.
Judith Johnston Gilman
View all obituaries
Food & Dining
View all food & dining
Health & Medicine
Robert C. Flikeid, DDS & Associates
Piedmont Urgent Care
View all health & medicine
Anne C. Hall, Realtor, Long and Foster
Hottle and Associates
Ask Dave Wills, Long and Foster REALTORS
Home Sweet Home Improvements
Edward Jones - Thomas Tucker
Oak View National Bank
View all pro services
The Town Duck
View all retail shopping
© Copyright 2011-2018
50 Culpeper Street, Suite 3
Warrenton, Virginia 20187
Add Your News
The Big Picture
Post an Ad
Terms of Service