GROW GREEN Match Day A Success

Monday’s GROW GREEN Match Day saw a high number in donation totals. In a press release on Tuesday by the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation it was reported that over $140,000 were contributed to the GROW GREEN Match Day efforts.Twenty four endowed funds of the foundation benefitted from a $40,000 matching pool with a total of over $100,000 collected from 309 donors.

The $40,000 in match money was provided by Phil and Margaret Howe with the intention to encourage others to support local causes.

Overall, Foundation CEO Vern Henricks says the event was an “overwhelming success.”