Erie Gives Official Kick off Today

Published 07/08 2014 11:07AM

Updated 07/08 2014 12:52PM

July 8, 2014 - The Erie community's generosity is on display once again.

Today marked the official kickoff to Erie Gives - the annual day of giving.

The Erie Community Foundation announced the prorated match pool this year is now $200,000.

That's all thanks to support of local leaders and businesses.

Major contributions came from GE Transportation, the Erie Community Foundation, Erie Insurance and Presque Isle Downs and Casino.

Erie Gives Day is set for August 12th.

Last year $1.7 million was raised.

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