NTGD 2018 – FRI by the Numbers

Here are the preliminary results of the giving to FRI on North Texas Giving Day 2018.

Special thanks to the McDonalds at I-30 and Jim Miller for their support!

Special thanks to the McDonalds at I-30 and Jim Miller for their support!

THANK YOU to the Far East Dallas community of the Ferguson Road Initiative. We are thrilled that our preliminary results show that we exceeded our $16,000 goal to be matched! We are still working to put the numbers together and will publish the details in October. We had 139 donors give gifts totaling $16,524. This sum, combined with our Challenge/Match Grant, secured $33,009 for our ¬†organization. We have not tallied the number of gifts received by mail, on our web site, or cash donations made at our Donation Station at McDonald’s.

FRI is especially indebted to our 2018 Challenge Grant donors below:

  • McDonalds, $5,000
  • Presidium $1,500
  • Episcopal Church of Transfiguration, $1,500
  • Dr. Dorothy Pierce, $1,350
  • Residential Reservices, $1,000
  • Enchanted Hills Apartments, $1,000
  • Nayna Walker, $1,000
  • Ken Benson & Associates, $500
  • Anonymous, $500
  • Dr. and Mrs. William G. Jones, $500
  • Anonymous, $250
  • Gary and Mary Garcia, $250
  • Planck Carr, Jr., $250
  • Lone Star Credit Union Employees, $200
  • Nicole Miller, $200
  • Mary Elbanna, $200
  • Gary Hasty, $200
  • Dan Ortman, $200
  • Bill Coleman, $200
  • Bobbi Bilnoski, $200
  • Total: $16,000

Here are some more encouraging stats:
NTGD 2018 Online*

  • Donors: 104
  • Amount Received (on-line, via NTGD site, fees paid by donor): $15,143.89
  • Net Amount Received (online, via NTGD site): $14,585.00
  • Percentage of Donors who paid transaction fees for FRI: 70%
  • Number of contributing ZIP Codes: 22
  • Percentage from 75228: 54%
  • Percentage from 75218: 20%
  • Percentage from 75214: 7%
  • First Time Donors: 16

*via NTGD site

Thank you for helping make FRI’s Give for Good. . .Time, Talent & Treasure campaign a smashing success!

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