Colorado Gives Day successful for Eagle County

By Melanie Wong

EAGLE COUNTY — Phones were ringing, postcards were handed on the streets and social media blasts peppered feeds around the state. By the end of the day on Tuesday, more than 100,000 Coloradans had turned out to support state nonprofits by donating on Colorado Gives Day. The fundraising day, sponsored by First Bank’s Community First Foundation, is the biggest day of giving in the state. On Tuesday, 107,862 donations amounted to $26.2 million, a 28 percent increase over last year. Donations ranged from $10 to $300,000, and Community First will add to the money raised by nonprofits through a $1 …

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