SOMERVILLE, Mass., July 13, 2009 — Firstgiving.com, a leading web-based fundraising platform for nonprofit organizations, today announced a major milestone. Since 2003, Firstgiving has helped over 1.8 million people raise more than $100 Million for over 27,000 different nonprofit organizations. These funds have helped disease research, education, housing, healthcare, animal care and many other very worthy causes all across the United States.
SOMERVILLE, Mass., April 21, 2009 — Firstgiving.com, a leading web-based fundraising platform for nonprofit organizations, today announced results from its fundraising efforts for the 113th Boston Marathon. Comprising nearly half of the charity-focused entrants, Firstgiving’s 844 runners have already raised $1,938,281 for 96 charities using Firstgiving technology. These preliminary numbers indicate that the final amount raised is an increase over 2008, for a fifth record-breaking year.