The McPherson County Community Foundation hosted Match Day on March 7, and there were id="mce_marker"88,314.57 received in donations by the local participating organizations. The MCCF also matched $40,000 to the previous total, and a $5,000 bonus, for a final total of $233,314.57 in funds raised.
The McPherson Opera House Company received the most donations with id="mce_marker"8,715 raised. The McPherson County Food Bank received id="mce_marker"5,341.50 and the McPherson Public Library brought in id="mce_marker"3,750. The Cedars, Mt. Hope Sanctuary, the McPherson Museum & Arts Foundation, Circles of McPherson County, CASA and the McPherson High School Band all raised more than id="mce_marker"0,000 in the event.
The goal going into the day was id="mce_marker"11,400 to be raised by the 26 organizations, and they came close to doubling that in donations received alone.
For a look at every organization’s donations received and all of the final numbers from Match Day, click here: