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Specialty license plates raise $9.8 million for charity

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Posted at 12:10 PM, Jul 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-25 15:10:05-04

Arizona's specialty license plates raised more money for charitable causes and public programs than the previous fiscal year. 

In the most recent fiscal year, ending June 30, the sales of the plates raised more than $9.8 million for charity and public programs

Previous fiscal year sales totaled to just under $9.4 million. 

Overall sales were boosted after the introduction of four new plates midway through the year. The plates support the 100 Club of Arizona, Special Olympics, Grand Canyon University scholarships, and preservations efforts for Historic Route 66.

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Specialty plates typically cost $25, $17 of that is committed to benefiting the organization.

Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division Director, Eric Jorgensen says, “The specialty plate program is a real point of pride for Arizona and is a tremendous success. To see this kind of continued growth proves Arizonans are both generous and eager to support great causes.”

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