ST MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — More than $300,000 was raised as part of the annual Woods Giving Day at Saint Mary of the Woods College.

Officials with the school announced that 1,037 donors had participated in the raising of $304,700 in donations. Greatly surpassing their goal of 500 donors. This year’s fundraiser is the sixth annual Woods Giving Day.

It’s an all-day event and the college’s largest fundraiser of the year. Students and staff reach out to donors and alumni of the college to help raise money for the Woods Fund.

This fund helps with operational costs to the college, in order to lower costs for students.