Day of Giving 2021 By the Numbers

Giving Day - Make it Count For Meredith

Meredith College’s sixth annual Make It Count for Meredith 24 Hour Giving Day was held on February 23, 2021. Here is the day by the numbers:

  • Goal: $600,000
  • Total Raised: $766,721
  • Number of Donors: 2,694
  • Strong Women and Changemakers Honored: 1,407
  • Class Years Represented: 79
  • States and Countries Represented: 38 States and 3 Countries
  • Time of Day when Most Gifts Received:
  • Member posts within the Alumnae Facebook Group: 313
  • Number of likes and loves on member posts within the alumnae Facebook page: 19,878
  • Meredith BeachPhoto with the Largest Number of Likes: 755  (Thank you to Marva Watkins for posting this image.)
  • Number of Pet Bandanas Distributed: 390, primarily to cats and dogs, but to one turtle named Earl.  Earl belongs to Cynthia Simmons Messimore, ‘99
    Earl the Turtle
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