Blowing Rock Tour Of Homes Raises $82,000 For Nonprofits (2018-10-02 15:35:19)

The 60th annual St. Mary of the Hills Tour of Homes in Blowing Rock raised $82,000 this summer.

The Blowing Rocket reports this is a major improvement over last year’s $55,000. According to the report, the event has made more than $1 million since it started.

Last week, the tour committee awarded grants from the money raised this year to several local nonprofits.

Organizations who received grants include Blowing Rock Library, Blowing Rock Parks and Rec, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, Watauga Habitat for Humanity, Hospitality House of Boone, Watauga Hunger and Health Coalition, Middle Fork Greenway, OASIS, Western Youth Network, Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge and many more.