Nearly $1 million was raised Thursday during the ninth annual Grow Green Match Day.
The annual 24 hour fundraiser for the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation saw an unprecedented $979,000 donated during the 24 hour online giving period. The total surpassed last year’s donations by more than $210,000. Nearly 4,500 individual donor gifts were pledged during online giving, which also was a slight increase from last year. The total will be pushed further thanks to a 50 percent match on donations up to $10,000 per agency, thanks to the Howe Family Foundation.
Shepherd’s Crossing raised the most at just over $70,000. Good Shepherd Homecare and Hospice raised over $50,000. Flint Hills Breadbasket raised over $47,000.
A total of 70 area nonprofits participated. Official final totals will be announced once all mail in donations are received. The official leader board can be found at growgreenmanhattan.com.
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