Erie Gives Presents Checks


Erie Gives Presents Checks

By Chris Lash Publisher

Erie Gives held their yearly check presentation to all area non profits. The event took place at the Erie Zoo. Non profits who benefited from Erie Gives Day, including those from Union City, could take part in the event, and get check presentation pictures. Safe Journey, based in Union City, where on hand for the event. (See picture)

It was another record day of giving this year. Erie Gives has posted all the details.

Below are the 2019 nonprofit donation results for Erie Gives. These amounts do include the prorated match from The Erie Community Foundation, Erie Insurance, Wabtec, EE Austin Companies, ERIEBANK, Knox Law, Little Caesars/Dickey’s BBQ, McInnes Rolled Rings and Northwest. If you have any questions or concerns please call us at 814-454-0843.

391 nonprofits received $5,569,161.
21,558 donations were made by 8,976 donors.
217 nonprofits received at least one gift of $1,000 or more.
166 nonprofits received $5,000 or more.
117 nonprofits received $10,000 or more.
The largest gift was $142,500 made to Foundation for Sustainable Forests.
The largest number of donors (680) was to Hamot Health Foundation.
The average gross gift was $248.

The gross prorated match amount was 5.51%; credit card fees were 2.56%. If a nonprofit’s donations were all given by credit card, the net match would be 2.95%. If gifts were made by check, there is no credit card fee.