As of 10 a.m. this morning (Tuesday), according to information provided by DonorsChoose.org, Colbert’s followers had already provided classroom supplies to over 25,000 students, funded 353 classroom projects posted by teachers, and become one of the site's top five self-organized campaigns of all time, giving the likes of Adam Lambert, Tim Ferriss (author of The 4-Hour Workweek), and three other campaigns by Stephen Colbert himself a run for their money.
The current impact at press time stands at $112,953 from 2,787 total donors—an average of $40 per donor.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
More on the "Restoring Truthiness" Rally
The rally might not ever happen here in Washington, but on Monday, Colbert followers poured money into a number of different charities.