Monday is the 12th annual Grow Green Match Day in Manhattan.
The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation will match donations made to each participating organization up to 50%, thanks to generous matching funds from the Howe Family Foundation. GMCF President and CEO Vern Henricks…
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Among the newcomers to Grow Green Match Day this year is the Food and Farm Council of Riley County and Manhattan. Council Coordinator Vickie James…
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Another participating organization is Thrive Flint Hills. Executive Director Jayme Morris-Hardeman says the work Thrive does spawned out of work she did previously with CASA families and children going through the foster care system with some common challenges.

Another participating organization is the Riley County 4-H Foundation. Riley County Extension 4-H agent John Jobe explains.


Riley County Historical Museum Director Katharine Hensler says anything raised for the Historical Society through Grow Green will go toward operational expenses.

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Donations can be made in person at the Colony Square Atrium, located at 555 Poyntz Ave. or online through Checks postmarked by today can also be mailed to GMCF, PO Box 1127 Manhattan, KS 66505.

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