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  • Kindness Matters Mural

    MADISON AREA ARTS ALLIANCE PASSES HALFWAY POINT OF MATCHING GRANT GOAL Over $17,100 raised toward program offered by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

    Madison, IN – During the month of August, the Madison Area Arts Alliance (MAAA) was able to pass the halfway point in its crowdfunding efforts for the Kindness Mural and The SPOT. Over $17,100 from 78 donors was collected by month’s end toward the goal of $26,500. The organization isparticipating in the CreatINg Places grant program offered by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA). The campaign launched on August 14, 2020. If the full $26,500 is raised by October 16, 2020, the IHCDA will match each donation dollar for dollar.

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    The colorful, 180 foot mural, located at the corner of Mulberry & Second streets in downtown Madison, will depict a river theme, highlighting a series of positive words and affirmations with an overall declaration of our community's commitment to inclusiveness and kindness. Additionally, the

    project includes the development of THE SPOT (Supporting People of Talent). Just 42 steps from the mural, THE SPOT is a place for our creative community to meet, create, and gather--both reminding people that others care and Kindness Matters in Madison, Indiana.

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    To learn more or to donate to this project, please go to www.Patronicity.com/kindnessmatters

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    or contact MAAA at 812-801-9863.

    Established in 2014, the Madison Area Arts Alliance MAAA works to build, inspire, and nurture a sustainable arts movement within the Madison and Jefferson County, Indiana region. For more information about the Arts Alliance and its programs, contact Kim Nyberg at 812-801-9863 or email artsherenow@gmail.com.

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