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'$25m donated online by over 368,000 donors in one week'

'$25m donated online by over 368,000 donors in one week'

The ePhilanthropyFoundation claims that $25 million has been donated online in one week in response to the attacks in America on 11 September.

The American ePhilanthropyFoundation reports that “since September 11, more than $25 million has been donated by over

368,000 donors providing an overall average gift of $68.”

The magazine includes snapshots of the donations handled by various major online corporates on behalf of the emergency organisations.

Total collected: $6,147,226.06

Number of gifts: 160,326

Average gift: $38.34

AOL Time Warner:

Total collected: $13 million

Number of gifts: estimate 128,700

Average gift: over $100

Helping.Org:

Total collected: approx. $4 million

Number of gifts: approx. 39,600

Average gift: over $100

PayPal

Total collected: $1,325,439

Number of gifts: 36,794

Average gift: $36.02

Yahoo!

Total collected: $300,611.75

Number of gifts: 2918

Average gift: $103.02

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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