Abilene Gives reaches $1.5M mark, donations open until midnight


ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — Abilene Gives has reached the $1.5 million mark, surpassing the all-time high, which was recorded last year.

More than 3,800 donors had the total up to $1.5 million just before 10 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Abilene Gives website.

In 2019, the 24-hour total reached $729,387.30 for 121 nonprofits, a then record for the event, which is now in its fifth year.

The 2020 Abilene Gives fundraiser, held in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, raised a new all-time high $1.3 million.

This year, the event reached the $1 million mark shortly after 6:30 p.m.

The 2021 event is benefiting 140 nonprofit organizations, all of which are accepting donations until midnight.

If you would like to donate, click here.

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