The Amarillo Area Foundation has announced they have surpassed their $1 million goal for this year’s The Panhandle Gives campaign.

This year, $1.79 million was raised during the 9-day campaign that will be separated between 132 different organizations.

CEO of the Foundation Clay Stribling about this year’s huge total.

Stribling also attributed getting the word out earlier help them reach the grand total.

A wrap-up party will be held on December 19th for organizations to receive their checks.

Starting on December 19th, organizations can start signing up for The Panhandle Gives 2020 which will take place on November 23rd through Giving Tuesday on December 1st.