The United Way of Greater Lafayette exceeded its annual campaign goal by $2,824. It was aiming for $4.75 million this year.
Campaign Chair Bill Olds says pledges were still coming hours before the announcement.
"You wonder, sometimes, if you'll ever get to goal, but amazingly, every year, this community comes through in a big fashion."
He says he appreciates the number of organizations, businesses and individuals who step up and donate.
Olds credits the United Way staff and hundreds of volunteers who made the effort a success.