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Lily Foundation Matching Donations to Harvest Homecoming Festival

For 51 years the Harvest Homecoming Festival has grown to one of the most popular, and largest in the state. There is nothing like it and each October, thousands come to enjoy the festivities.

Over the span of two weeks people are entertained by a host of activities from a parade to kick off the festival, to the popular booth days which attract hundreds of thousands of visitors to downtown New Albany.

But the festival is only as good as the weather because almost all the activities are outside. A few years of bad weather can not only disappoint the thousands of visitors, but also put a squeeze on the festival's operating budget.

That is why the Harvest Homecoming Festival Foundation was established.

Harvest Homecoming started the foundation with a $15,000 donation. He said people can contribute any amount and now, the Lilly Foundation will match the donation. White is hoping the Harvest Homecoming Foundation will have $1 million in three years. People can also leave money to the foundation through wills and estates. [Read More]

 

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