Released April 10, 2014
Grassroots Effort Surpasses 55,000 Donors, 80,000 Contributions, $5.75 Million Raised to Date
ARLINGTON, VA – Today, the national grassroots organization Ready for Hillary announced it added more than 22,000 new donors and raised more than $1.7 million in the first quarter of 2014.
The group received more than 32,000 contributions during the period. More than 9,500 of the contributions were for the exact symbolic amount of $20.16, and the average contribution was $53. Ninety-eight percent of contributions were $100 or less. Ready for Hillary received financial contributions from all 50 states, DC, Puerto Rico, and U.S. territories, as well as financial support from Americans abroad and military service members across the world.
Since the group's April 2, 2013 official launch, Ready for Hillary has reached the following milestones:
2,000,000+ Hillary supporters identified
1,750,000+ Facebook supporters
700,000+ people who have signed a pledge to help Hillary win if she runs
300,000+ bumper stickers shipped
100 million+ reach of people online
$5.75 million+ raised
25,000+ contributions of exactly $20.16
200+ events across the country
98 percent of contributions are $100 or less