GoFundMe: Silver Spring 3rd Most Generous in U.S.

Silver Spring is among the most generous cities in the United States, according to a 2021 Giving Report from the online fundraising platform GoFundMe.

The annual report, released this week, includes a list of the most generous states and cities in America. Silver Spring is the third most generous city for supporting individuals, causes, and organizations this year.

Silver Spring ranked as the most generous city in the country in 2020, beating out Alexandria, Va. at #6 and Rockville, Md. at #10.

Notable area fundraisers on the platform this year include:

Other area GoFundMe campaigns launched this year include Beltway Bistro’s stolen food truck and the return of Casseroles for a Cause for the fall season.

“If 2020 was a year in crisis, 2021 was The Year of Gratitude,” GoFundMe said in the report. “We saw this sentiment echoed throughout the GoFundMe community, with 15 million messages of thank you to and from the community and millions of donors who stepped up to help others every day.”

Graphic Courtesy GoFundMe

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