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After an exhilarating 26.2 hours, WBUR reached its spring fundraising goal. Thank you to all of our dedicated members, listeners and volunteers for helping us to raise a record-breaking $1.2M in the WBUR Marathon, a 26.2 hour fundraiser to help keep democracy running. Among the highlights:
- With just 26.2 hours of live fundraising, WBUR raised $1,227,997 from 9,644 donors. This represents a 22% increase in revenue and an 8% increase in the number of gifts over last year.
- With active presences on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube, the #teamWBUR hashtag generated 5,098,348 impressions that reached over 2M unique users (as of 1pm, April 6). Our Facebook Live campaign generated 14.6K views.
- See some behind-the-scenes photos taken by WBUR Photographer Jesse Costa in our WBUR Marathon album.
More than ever, WBUR would not be here without you and your support. Thank you.