Carthage Crisis Center to match donations up to $20,000

CARTHAGE, Mo. – The Carthage Crisis Center’s Board of Directors is making your donations stretch further.

The board announced it would do a matching gift challenge. The board will match every dollar donated to the Crisis Center up to a total of $20,000.

Crisis Center’s executive director Jim Benton says the money donated will provide comfort for families in a time of need.

“I’m just so glad that we can be here for people so they don’t fall through the cracks,” said Benton. “So they don’t have to sleep in there car, that’s what we’re here for.”

Crisis Center resident Brooke Ramirez said, “Very blessed to be here. This is a very good place, and you grow for the goodness of everything.”

The board will match donations for the next six weeks.