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Non-profits team up for Match Day 2015

The Greater Foundation brought together 20 non-profit organizations in the 2015 Match Day. Match Day is an annual 24 hour online giving event that raises awareness of the need of food and shelter in the Milwaukee area. This year, Match Day will take place on March 19th.

 According to Greater Milwaukee Foundation CEO Ellen Gilligan, the first three years of Match Day brought in more than $7.6 million in donations for non-profit organizations. \"Our participating nonprofits are vital to providing basic needs for so many in our community, and the funds that are raised on this day strengthen their capacity to serve those who need it most,\" says Gilligan.

This online event showcases 20 participating agencies in southeast Wisconsin that meet individuals' basic food and shelter needs, including:

Advocates of Ozaukee

Cathedral Center

Center for Veterans Issues

Community Advocates

Daystar

Family Promise of Washington County

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

Food Pantry of Waukesha County

Friends of Abused Families

Guest House of Milwaukee

Hebron House of Hospitality

Hope Center

Hope House of Milwaukee

Hunger Task Force

Milwaukee Rescue Mission

Pathfinders Milwaukee

The Salvation Army

Sojourner Family Peace Center

The Women's Center

Walker's Point Youth and Family Center

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