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Great news! The Mecosta County Community Foundation has agreed to provide matching funds of 50 cents for every dollar donated to the 2014 Michigan Mission of Mercy between now and Nov. 19, 2013.

Eligible donations may be made by check or credit card. Click here  to make an online donation to the Mission of Mercy link. Or call Lori Kleinfelt at 800-589-2632, ext. 406. You can mail your donations to Michigan Dental Association Foundation, 3657 Okemos Road, Suite 200, Okemos, MI 48864. Checks should be made payable to MDA Foundation Mission of Mercy.

The matching funds are part of the Mecosta County Community Foundation’s Match Day, which began in 2010 to help charities with raise revenue during these difficult economic times. The Mecosta County Community Foundation provides a “match pool” of funds that are distributed to non-profits on the Match Day.

The Mecosta County Community Foundation addresses community needs for positive change in the fields of art and culture, education, health, nature conservation and the environment, community development, historical resources and social services. Visit the MCCF online at www.mecostagives.com.

The Michigan Dental Association Foundation’s 2014 Mission of Mercy will take place May 30 and 31 at Ferris State University in Big Rapids. Set up and tear-down days are May 29 and June 1, respectively.