Lancaster County 24-hour charity event continues to drive nonprofit giving

The Extraordinary Give, a 24-hour fundraising event in Lancaster County, raised $10.2 million for charity this year, up from $8.6 million in 2017. Aaron Spangler, above, donates online at a computer kiosk. - (Photo / Submitted)

When the Lancaster County Community Foundation created the Extraordinary Give in 2012, its goal was to inspire philanthropy in Lancaster County. The $41 million the event has made in the past seven years for county nonprofits was never expected, the foundation’s leader said.

Ioannis Pashakis
Ioannis Pashakis covers health care and Lancaster County. Email him at ipashakis@cpbj.com.

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