This year's Omaha Gives campaign more than doubled last year's efforts, from $3m to $6.3m; over 500 nonprofits will share the bounty.
"As of Thursday morning, Omaha Gives raised more than $6.3 million for non-profit organizations in Douglas, Sarpy and Pottawattamie counties in 2014. A total of $6.370,437 was donated by 34,275 donors. Nearly 600 nonprofit organizations took part in the 24 hour fundraising drive. $852,000 in matching funds and incentives will be shared between the 569 nonprofits." -- Katie Stukey, WOWT.com