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Give Local Missoula Raises Funds for Nonprofits

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MISSOULA - A Missoula online giving event has raised more than $86,000 for 90 local nonprofits.

The 24-hour Give Local Missoula event connects Missoulians with community nonprofits to encourage philanthropy and community engagement.

It's sponsored by the Missoula Community Foundation, and is a part of a national event.

On Tuesday, every dollar given to local nonprofits will be matched by funds from a local pool of sponsorships, as well as national matches, making every gift double the impact.

Meredith Printz of the Missoula Community Foundation, said, "I'm just very thankful to be in a community like this that will step up and give to the nonprofits that make our home such a wonderful place."

The goal is to raise $100,000 for the 90 participating organizations.

The event runs until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.
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