Give Big Pittsburgh, the online giving day hosted by the Pittsburgh Magazine in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Foundation raised $1,425,075 according to their website. That total came from 6,557 donors for 493 organizations. Give Big Pittsburgh was created to support the nonprofits doing great work in our community. Leveraging the national awareness of #GivingTuesday, organizations like Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Humane Animal Rescue were able to raise over $50k for their organizations. Hundreds of nonprofits throughout Pittsburgh and the surrounding area worked to raise awareness, collect donations, and build a stronger sense of philanthropy throughout their local communities.
Givebigpittsburgh.com is still up and running until year-end. Nonprofits will be able to accept online donations until midnight on Dec. 31st.