AUSTIN, Texas, June 9, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, June 2, the United Way of Delaware and the United Way of the National Capitol Area raised over $1.6 million for nonprofits in community-wide giving events under Do More 24, an annual 24-hour online crowdfunding event run on the Kimbia platform.
Do More 24 is a locally-driven movement aimed at bringing together nonprofit organizations, companies, and people committed to making a difference for their community.
"Do More 24 unites nonprofit organizations, partners and donors who are committed to creating impact in the National Capital community," said Kelly Brinkley, COO of United Way of the National Capital Area. "This was our third year partnering with Kimbia to provide the online fundraising platform and we are pleased with how smooth the event was for our donors; we hope to continue growing it in the years to come."
With the United Way of Delaware joining Do More 24 this year as a new participant, organizers of the event hope to continue expanding it into other communities to become much larger and include other United Way's as well.
About United Way of the National Capital Area:
Focusing on the critical areas of education, financial stability and health, United Way of the National Capital Area works to build a thriving community by addressing our region's most pressing challenges. United Way NCA has been improving lives by creating measurable impact in the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia, and Montgomery and Prince George's Counties for more than 40 years. For more information about United Way of the National Capital Area, visit UnitedWayNCA.org.
About United Way of Delaware:
United Way of Delaware's mission is to maximize the community's resources to improve the quality of life for all Delawareans. UWD strives to ensure all children start school prepared to learn; adolescents succeed in school and life; individuals and families are financially empowered and everyone has access to quality healthcare. UWD works collaboratively with business, labor, government, nonprofit organizations, academic groups, faith groups, community organizations, concerned citizens and others to effect positive, long-lasting solutions. For more information, to make a contribution, to advocate or volunteer, please visit www.uwde.org or call (302) 573-3731.
Kimbia's flexible, online fundraising and crowdfunding platform enables clients to create deeper donor relationships by putting donors at the center of all development activities. Ultimately, this approach results in greater brand awareness, giving and lifelong loyalty. Kimbia is proud to support more than 19,000 customers to date including American Red Cross, American Heart Association, Smithsonian Institution, Columbia University, University of California, Berkeley, Communities Foundation of Texas, GiveMN, The Boston Foundation and The Miami Foundation. For more information, visit Kimbia.com.
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