How do the donations for 2019 compare to 2018?
Personally I know that when that message came out this year, I was so disgusted with SE that I did not want any contributions coming from them on my behalf so I did not make a selection.
Last year, our moderators gave a combined sum of $54,600.00—Wow! That’s $100 x 546 for anyone in the back that missed it, and we’re extremely proud to be part of this with them. But they, our moderators, are the ones that deserve the recognition here; we’re just the stage. source
In money and contributing moderators how do the donations between 2019 and 2018 compare?
Edit after learning that SE made donations on my behalf without my consent. I have posted a feature request, 2020 Donation "Stack Gives Back" Opt out option and would like to refocus this question to:
How many moderators made specific donation directions in 2019 compared to 2018?