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Coloradans show generosity and compassion by giving more than $1.3 million to support local nonprofits

ARVADA, Colo. (May 5, 2020) – More than $1.3mil was donated to Colorado nonprofits on #GivingTuesdayNow. 9,500+ Coloradans made a donation on May 5 to local nonprofits through ColoradoGives.org.

#GivingTuesdayNow, an international day of giving and unity supporting the emergency response to and the unprecedented needs caused by COVID-19 as a way to drive generosity among individuals, businesses and philanthropic organizations, as well as show civic engagement in support of communities and nonprofits around Colorado and the world.

Community First Foundation powered the day of giving through its secure giving platform,ColoradoGives.org. Donors can still find direct links to many local relief funds, including Help Colorado Now, Community First Foundation Jeffco Hope Fund and thousands of Colorado nonprofits.

Quick facts:

$1,361,395 (preliminary final total)
1,338 nonprofits receiving donations
9,572 individual donations received

About Community First Foundation
Since 1975, Community First Foundation has been helping generous donors and innovative nonprofits come together to improve the quality of life and create positive change in Jefferson County, the Denver metropolitan area and beyond. We serve as a connector, partner, collaborator and resource to fuel the power of community for the greater good. We are proud to use our energy, leadership and trusted stewardship of financial resources to energize giving across our state, strengthen nonprofits, support donors and find new ways to address community needs. For more information, visit CommunityFirstFoundation.org.

Beth McConkey
Director of Communications
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