Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Manatee Players lead 36-Hour Giving Challenge with more than $150K raised

Manatee Players Marketing Manager Denny Miller has confirmed the Bradenton theater troupe has raised more than $150,000 for its new performing arts center thanks to contributions from more than 500 donors.

This morning he tweeted:

"10 a.m. total: $159,366 Donors: 563 Something's in the wind...keep listening! Thanks to our donors and...KEEP DONATING!"
 And then round 10:30 a.m. Miller wrote:

"$30,000 Just Added Into matching funds! DONATE IMMEDIATELY!"

The Manatee Players are leading the way in the 36-Hour Giving Challenge that started 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to today's report by fellow Herald columnist Vin Mannix. More than 100 nonprofits are participating in the online fundraiser

Manatee Performing Arts Center should be huge boon to downtown Bradenton

Manatee Players raise $1.75 million toward new theater in Bradenton

—Photo of the Manatee Performing Arts Center provided by Manatee Players

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