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Williamsburg area nonprofits see return on fundraisers

Williamsburg area nonprofits see return on fundraisers

May is a busy month in Williamsburg, as tourists arrive in town and people hope to enjoy getting out before the arrival of the summer heat. It’s also a busy time for nonprofit organizations such as the Avalon Center and Dream Catchers, which both held major fundraisers in May. With the dust settled, the organizations reflect on how the events turned out.

Dream Catchers, which provides therapeutic horseback riding to people with special needs, saw the return of its biggest fundraising effort of the year — Bridles and Boots, formerly Bridles and Bow Ties — on May 19.

Development director Terry Jacoby said the organization typically doesn’t release how much money they raise,...

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