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Group raises $45K toward city’s $1.8M Confederate monument removal bills

Posted at 9:53 AM, Oct 12, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. -- A local grassroots effort that had hoped to help cover the city’s costs associated with the removal of Confederate monuments has fallen short. The Fund to Move the Monuments formally ended its fundraising efforts last month after gathering $45,000 in donations. The initiative kicked off July 1 and was originally framed by its organizers as a means to fully cover the $1.8 million that Mayor Levar Stoney’s administration spent to remove the divisive city-owned monuments this summer. Click here to keep reading on Richmond BizSense.

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