03 July 2014 1676 Views

“Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter Ends Campaign With $5.4 Million

by Michael Lee

reading rainbow lavar burton kickstarter image

Briefly: LaVar Burton‘s Reading Rainbow may have reached it’s $1 million goal in a day, but fans would keep backing the project for days and weeks until it reached its $5 million goal. And now that the 35-day campaign has come to an end, it’s time to count how backers donated to the project. We recently reported that Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane promised to match every dollar donated to the campaign when it reached $4 million. That must given the campaign the extra push it needed to reach the $5 million goal, plus approximately $400K of interest.

Mashable is reporting that the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter’s final numbers are $5.4 million. You can add another million that will be donated by MacFarline as promised, which would make it a grand total of $6.4 million. The campaign first started back on May 28, and as aforementioned, the project reached its $1 million target in a day. Then it reached $2 million on day two.



New

#CrimeoftheScene / RAMBO: LAST BLOOD (2019)
20 September 2021
#CrimeoftheScene / RAMBO: LAST BLOOD (2019)

May interest You

Seth MacFarlane To Donate $1 Million Towards “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter Campaign
27 June 2014
Seth MacFarlane To Donate $1 Million Towards “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter Campaign
LaVar Burton’s “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter Reaches $1 Million Goal In Less Than 24 Hours
28 May 2014
LaVar Burton’s “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter Reaches $1 Million Goal In Less Than 24 Hours
TV & Movie Apps: Fox’s “Own the Moments”, Reading Rainbow, and Cartoon Network
23 June 2012
TV & Movie Apps: Fox’s “Own the Moments”, Reading Rainbow, and Cartoon Network

Popular

That JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION sort of trailer in IMAX
20 July 2021
That JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION sort of trailer in IMAX
Harrison Ford Injured. Get well soon, Sir. But also: all in a day’s work for Indiana Jones, right?
23 June 2021
Harrison Ford Injured. Get well soon, Sir. But also: all in a day’s work for Indiana Jones, right?

Tags