News Release

Community Foundation announces Match Madness on May 16

WASHINGTON, Kan.— The Washington County Community Foundation will host Match Madness, a county-wide giving day, on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.

On this day, all donations to the Washington County Opportunity Fund at the Washington County Community Foundation will be matched proportionally from a minimum pool of $7,000 in matching funds thanks to these generous local companies: Blue Valley Insurance Agencies, Citizens State Bank, Central Valley Ag, Herrs Machine Hydrostatics, and Union State Bank.

Donations can be made in one of three ways:

  1. Give online at anytime between 12 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. CST on May 16, 2023.
  2. Mail gifts to the foundation at PO Box 24, Washington, KS 66968, postmarked on or before May 16.
  3. Deliver cash or check donations to a Community Foundation board member on or before May 16: Bill Slater, Chad Hiltgen, Mary Spence, Tina Uhlik, Shellie Baxter, Dylan Goeckel, Debra Hatesohl, Doris Nanninga, Clarice Ohlde, Mike Peters, Debra Tillinghast, or Steve Wieters.

The Washington County Opportunity Fund is an unrestricted community grant fund that supports projects and programs focused on improving quality of life in Washington County. All Match Madness gifts are tax-deductible.