Thousands of donations have added up to a successful campaign for the United Way of Greater Lafayette.
The organization surpassed it $4.6 million goal by more than $10,000.
Purdue Dean of Agriculture Jay Akridge chaired the campaign committee. He says it was a critical year to meet the goal, because the need for help is so great. Akridge says so many people in the community know first hand the help offered by such nonprofits as Food Finders Food Bank, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Riggs Community Health Center.