What is Old Bill's?
One of the most innovative fundraisers in the nation, Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charities is also one of the most successful: in 2016, the event raised $12,150,629 from nearly 3,774 donors. Since 1997, this event has raised an astounding $133 million, which supports community causes such as boosting education, helping underprivileged community members, supporting local conservation efforts and saving local abandoned pets.
In 2017, you can give to your favorite charities beginning August 1st until 5 pm on September 15th. We hope you can join us Saturday, September 9th, for Old Bill’s at the Jackson Town Square!
Inspiring Philanthropy Since 1997
For twenty years and counting, Mr. and Mrs. Old Bill have inspired thousands to raise millions through this innovative community celebration. Since 1997, Old Bill’s Fun Run has has raised a total of $133,854,817 to date. In 2016 alone, the Old Bill’s event accomplished the following…
Nearly 3,775 donors, including 62 Co-Challengers and 157 Friends of the Match, contributed to 219 nonprofits through Old Bill’s Fun Run 2016. Donors gave to 5.09 organizations on average, and 52% of gifts were less than $250.
$3,526,896 Match Pool
Co-Challengers and Friends of the Match contributed over $3.5 million to match the donations of the community, stretching those philanthropic dollars even further. These dollars truly inspire thousands to give millions through the event.
4,000+ Run-day Participants
Whether they were walking, running, hosting a nonprofit booth or just enjoying the camaraderie of the day, approximately 4,000 people participated in run day in 2016. This number constitutes one in three Jackson households.