Although not all the numbers are in, preliminary results show the third annual Giving Tuesday as a big success.
|Total money raised||$28.09 million||$45.68 million|
|Total number of donations||193,582||296,291|
|Number of nonprofits receiving donations||9,781||15,127|
|Tweets mentioning #GivingTuesday||269,000||698,600|
|Average tweets per hour||11,202||29,108|
|Hours trending on Twitter in the U.S.||10||11|
Sources: Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and the United Nations Foundation