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Amplify Austin, 24 Hour Festival Of Giving

Updated: Friday, March 21 2014, 07:36 AM CDT

The donations are rolling in at Amplify Austin's 24 hour giving event. 496 non-profit organizations in Austin are participating in the second annual event that raises money through on-line donations.

KEYE TV Morning News went live from the Amplify Austin control room during the 13th hour of the festival of giving and witnessed Central Texans donate more than $30,000 in one hour's time, from 6:00 am to 7:00 am.

Amplify Austin has increased this year's goal to $4 million from last year's $2.8 million. Click on Amplify Austin and search the non-profits by category i.e. environment, healthcare, animals or by name. Minimum donation is $25.

Amplify Austin ends at 6:00 pm.

By Ashley Miller

Amplify Austin, 24 Hour Festival Of Giving


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