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Magnolia announces $200,000 donation to nonprofits in response to nationwide unrest

Posted at 10:00 AM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 11:00:10-04

WACO, TX — Over the weekend, Magnolia posted their response to nationwide unrest after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Their message, “We stand with you” was accompanied by a total of $100,000 local donations to the Waco NAACP and the Waco Community Race Relations Coalition.

They also donated a total of $100,000 to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Race Forward.

Magnolia also announced they would match any gift made to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund or Race Forward up to $100,000 total.

“There is much work to be done, and we are eager to walk forward in humility, with open hands and hearts,” Magnolia said in their open statement to the public.